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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
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Well here they are, "The Helper Mice". They are for the next Children's Embroidery Class to be held at the Queensland Embroiderers' Guild on Tuesday 30th September and Thursday 2nd of October, 2014. These mice compliment the "Sewing Mice" that... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at caro-rose-creations
I know that I am going to use this book a lot so the binding issues are a potential problem. I have covered it with plastic to protect the outside and have the sticky tape ready for when it starts to fall apart. I would have been willing to pay extra for a good binding.
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27th August Interior of Chapel Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
Thanks Queenie, Every time I see my grandchildren they ask “why do you sew?” I love it .
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I know this book is about the same technique as that written by Yvette Stanton but it never hurts to have more than one source when learning a new technique. This book is a translation from the Italian version written... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
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27th August Statue - Saint Mary McKillop Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Now all I have to do is stitch them.
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Not much to show this week. My time has been taken up with moving and looking after sick children. I have finished some more designs for my fusion piece, but little stitching. I finished stitching over all those black lines... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thank you. It was fun to stitch.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on TAST 2014 - Stitch No 125 at caro-rose-creations
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26th August Getting ready for the swimming class Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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25th August Painting the chimneys Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I have to apologise for the quality of the photo this week. I am moving my studio upstairs again and I have stuff all over the place. Not to mention how heavy all my stuff is. The room isn't completely... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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24th August Highfields - more fog Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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23rd August Highfields - A warm fire Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I was looking back at my old samples to see what I had stitched for Up and Down Buttonhole and have decided that this is one of my favourite stitches. Now I have to come up with a band for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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22nd August Highfields - Rain and cold Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It shows a whole different way of life but with links back to Scandinavia.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on A borrowed book at caro-rose-creations
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Stitch No 125 - Beaded Herringbone I had fun playing around with this stitch. I found that if you put the beads on the up thread the thread could not be hidden. But by using 2 strands of stranded cotton... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I am back on Grandmother duty with the children having relapsed again with high temperatures and the flu. I had to be on duty at 6.30am this morning so have been up long before the birds. Luckily I finished my... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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21st August Highfields - The fog thickens Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
Thanks. It seems a lot of effort for a little stitching.
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That’s what happens when you leave your husband at home and have some time with stitching friends, progress.
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2014 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
So I have found!
Toggle Commented Aug 20, 2014 on A borrowed book at caro-rose-creations
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My friend Angela has just returned after spending 3 months in Europe, travelling and seeing relatives. She and her husband Alan also returned to Iceland, where they have made numerous visits and she brought home an interesting book called, Lifsins... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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20th August Highfields - Stack the firewood Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at caro-rose-creations