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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
I finally found the image I sent myself of the cross stitch from this weeks WIPW post. This working on shared computers is terrible. All my passwords are stored on my desktop which is packed away. I tore the place... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
I am having trouble replying to comments so have resorted to answering on my blog! What is that old saying? "A picture is worth a thousand words." I think that is what these examples illustrate.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on A piece revisited at caro-rose-creations
My poor little dog has struggled through all this heat and humidity. I have been putting her into a bath of water to cool her down and as I haven't been able to get an appointment with the groomer her... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I am amazed at how much more time I have for stitching because I don't have access to the internet. But I am also more isolated and find myself wandering down to the coffee shop for some conversation. Having found... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I have been looking at some of my teaching projects with an eye to updating them. I don't like to teach the same thing for anymore than 2 years and it is a good mental exercise for me to develop... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I found this image on the Papermaker's page on Facebook. The translation is something like "papermaking is something we do in winter". And I got to think about the use of words in our work. Some people use this technique... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Yes it is and I have now found that I can access my old house downstairs and there is computer access here.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I still took a lot from both books and they made me look more closely at what I am doing.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on A Couple of Books at caro-rose-creations
It is unbelievably hot here and the humidity knocks you over. The temperature gauge in the garden is reading 43 Degrees C and it is the humidity that is the problem. BUT the ‘Cow House’ has air-conditioning. I have stacked... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
These books I borrowed from the library and I have decided to purchase both of them, in Kindle and hard back editions. I guess that kind of says that I like them a lot. Connected Cloth - Cas Holmes and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
It sure does!!
Toggle Commented Feb 3, 2016 on Keeping positive at caro-rose-creations
The best plans of mice and men sometimes go of course. The internet connection at the coffee shop isn't working. *#% But the Cow House has an air-conditioner that works!! This week has been about moving not stitching but now... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
I have to say that I am finding it difficult at the moment. I got myself going and moved the remaining things out of my bedroom but still have a few things to go in my workroom. My husband, who... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
The floor is concrete and I can’t get it clean. I think it is going to be a down on your knees with a scrubbing brush job. I’m getting things done but the humidity, heat and my sore arm are not helping.
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2016 on The last post at caro-rose-creations
I have to pack up this computer today so this will be the last time I can use it for the next 6 months. Gee I hope those builders finish before then. From tomorrow all posts will have to come... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
I have my doubts.
Toggle Commented Jan 29, 2016 on Pandemonium!! at caro-rose-creations
I am highly stressed at the moment. We do have to be out of the house by Monday as they intend to start the demolition on Tuesday. I am rushing to get the kits for my classes finished. I have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
At the moment with all the confusion of moving again it is great to have something concrete to do.
Toggle Commented Jan 27, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
The builders were coming yesterday to look at the site BUT they arrived with diggers workers and lots of other stuff. Next thing I know the backyard is gone, including the clothes line, they have put a hole through the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Well I have finished the pin cushion section that sits inside the lid of the box. Now I have started on the front inset of the box. This actually stitches up a lot quicker than I thought it would be.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
It has been a good day and as for the little one, well, she is so excited.
This is the day that we celebrate the colonisation of Australia 228 years ago. The island is always popular at this time of year for celebrations. It is also the day that indigenous Australians celebrate their survival after 80,000 years... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Well another Children's embroidery class is over and once again I know why I like working with kids. They are so original and just so creative. I had taken a piece of work created by Mabel Mc Alister (one of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Plus they have commissioned him to paint a series of works for the gallery.
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2016 on Queendsland Gallery of Art at caro-rose-creations
Well another Children's embroidery class is over and once again I know why I like working with kids. They are so original and just so creative. I had taken a piece of work created by Mabel Mc Alister (one of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at caro-rose-creations