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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 agree just a bit too rich for me.
Toggle Commented 10 hours ago on Last Day at caro-rose-creations
Quite and beautiful in it’s own way. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Overload at caro-rose-creations
We are travelling home this afternoon and I must say that after the constant go, go, go I will be pleased to get on the plane. Not that I haven't enjoyed my time here but the constant pressure of people... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Yes got that one as well but am going back without my husband! Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Well, that was quick!!! at caro-rose-creations
It was the first day at the art galleries. I have seen too much, there were too many people and I am in overload. At the main gallery they had a great water wall as you walked in. I would... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I am and I found some internet access as well. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Taking a break at caro-rose-creations
I have arrived in Melbourne and I do have internet access here at the hotel. So I will be able to tell you about my adventures. I find that the hotel is only half a block from L'ucello's. I have... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
There will not be too much activity here over the next week because I am going away. I am off to Melbourne to see an exhibition at the Art Gallery and maybe a little shopping. Maybe a lot of shopping?... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I have now got it in pieces. Not sure what to do next, besides panic!
Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2018 on Another bag at caro-rose-creations
It made a fun activity at the patchwork meeting as well.
Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2018 on The two finger tassel at caro-rose-creations
I am off early tomorrow morning to spend the weekend in Toowoomba with friends. Two days stitching and I hope to get my bunnies well under way in that time. And I am still making bags. I really like the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
Yes and the silk thread is a pleasure to stitch with. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2018 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
Quite a few years ago I decided I needed to have every colour of DMC stranded cotton. Back then I was stitching other peoples designs and only dabbling with my own. I thought that I had a full set and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
Too easy.
Toggle Commented Mar 6, 2018 on Indigo at caro-rose-creations
A bit more of the Cross Stitch. This one is going on all year. I have started the samples for the Chicken Scratch. I do not like this light fabric and am experimenting with different threads. I could put a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
My friend Angela rang last night and just after this I found a small flyer she had given me about a workshop she had visited in Germany. She had a great collection of samples of this work and it made... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
They are talking about cyclones developing on the news tonight. We just have to accept what comes.
Toggle Commented Mar 5, 2018 on Music for breakfast at caro-rose-creations
The weather has been extreme here and just the opposite of Europe and North America. Where they have been having snow we have been having extreme heat and rain. ( Well we are at the other end of the earth.)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
The more I look at it the more I like it.
Toggle Commented Mar 2, 2018 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
So am I! I drew the design so that there would be lots of repeats . this is so that I can use different applique techniques for the class. Hope it works.
Toggle Commented Mar 2, 2018 on Next Project at caro-rose-creations
As a child I learnt Irish Dancing and Scottish Dancing but never Welsh Dancing. I used to love dancing of all kinds and qualified as a classical ballet teacher in my teens. If I could I would still be dancing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
As I only have one table cloth that fits my kitchen table I need to make some more. I am not a huge fan of chicken scratch but have decided to decorate the cloth with that. Now, I can't buy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
Frustration reins supreme. And because of that I have been taking more steps backwards than forwards. My Kogin bag is now finished. As you might remember I wanted to incorporate leather into the finished bag but after many attempts I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
I am always on the lookout for 'different' embroidery and I think the the work of Chara Dimopoulou qualifies as that. The stitching is back stitch but done so well. These are covers on her journals that she sells on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at caro-rose-creations
Now I have lost my glasses all $800 worth. This time it was the heat, i just can not think straight whenI get over heated.