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Carolyn Foley
Brisbane Australia
I am a Embroidery Designer and Tutor. I am married with three children, all young adults.
Interests: art, design, technology, teaching, embroidery, clothing, textile, quilting.
Recent Activity
Yes, he was upset about missing the first day but I did the trip again, just for him.
This is spring on the downs. The weather is just a bit cooler and the flowers love it.
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I didn't post most of the images from my trip to Toowoomba for the flower festival and some of them were interesting. Like the number of the platform at the Railway Museum. Even Muggles could see this one. (This was... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I think they are going to get worse over the next week or so and then I aim to let them go.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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My stress levels are through the roof. The only way to deal with this is put on my headphones, get some cross stitch project and stitch. So I have been doing more of that than working on class samples. These... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It is a very ‘happy piece’ isn’t it?
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Quilt Show - 2 at caro-rose-creations
And there were some good stitching ideas to boot.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Quilt Show - 2 at caro-rose-creations
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This is another quilt I liked from the show. It is reminiscent of Sue Sprago and was developed out of a workshop with Wendy Williams by the maker. I think this was the original quilt. And this is the one... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Everything is based on hope at the moment.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Time to panic at caro-rose-creations
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I had a lovely few days away. The weather was cool and the company good. The mornings were foggy, and the clouds as they rose over the escarpment, memorable. In the evenings the skys were the most amazing colours as... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Looks good but doesnt feel very nice. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2017 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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I got the crocheting of this shawl finished before I left for Toowoomba. Still needs to be blocked and it is so big. I never normally work in 8ply it is just too bulky for me. But as this is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Yes and the story behind it is interesting. Sent from my iPhone
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I am here enjoying it now. Many thanks. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2017 on Two invitations at caro-rose-creations
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I got this great invitation to go to a dinner in Melbourne. Very exclusive, very expensive. It is on in conjunction with the Dior exhibition at the art Gallery. But I also got a 'better' invitation. To go and stay... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
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I am in the process of buying a home unit and settlement is today. It is really difficult trying to juggle everything from the island and driving up and down to town sure takes time out of the day. My... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
I have lined up a few courses to help we get the best out of it.
Toggle Commented Oct 6, 2017 on A new tech toy at caro-rose-creations
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I have been wanting to buy a new Ipad for some time but keep putting it off because of the cost. But after much research and deep thinking I took the plunge and bought a new Ipad Pro, the biggest... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Yes I know. But this is only a trial piece so it doesn’t really matter.
Toggle Commented Oct 4, 2017 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
What a shame they are taught to.
Toggle Commented Oct 3, 2017 on In Memory of Rosemary at caro-rose-creations
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I am trying to get ahead with my samples for classes I will teach in 2018, with the Children's Projects top of my list. I completed the first sample and the older children would handle this with no problem but... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
The girls love the liberty fabric in their dresses so I have told my daughter in law that when they grow out of them we will recycle the fabric. If we can get them off the girls.
Toggle Commented Oct 3, 2017 on Some singlet dresses at caro-rose-creations
Thanks Queenie.
Toggle Commented Oct 3, 2017 on In Memory of Rosemary at caro-rose-creations
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When I was a little girl my best friend was a girl called Rosemary Gray. She was a little older than me by a year or two I think and we remained friends till I was in my early 20's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
All the dresses you buy only allow a skimpy hem to cut down on costs. They have to be replaced because they become too short but fit everywhere else. That means you have to buy more. Not so if you allow a hem.
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2017 on Some singlet dresses at caro-rose-creations