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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
It must be it I have always had problems with sea sickness.
Toggle Commented yesterday on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I have managed to out fox myself.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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On a website called Meaningful Designs I found an article about some drawn thread work embroidery from Jamaica it was written back in 2014. This is stitched by the women of the "Jamaica Hardanga Heritage Trust" and is a mixture... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thanks Rachei, there is a lot we do not know isn’t there.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Some Jamacian Embroidery at caro-rose-creations
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Hooray, Hooray, Day 7 is finished. I don't think I like those swans a swimming, they kept putting my count out. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It certainly got our conversation going. Hearing about her young life in Jamaica has been so interesting.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Some Jamacian Embroidery at caro-rose-creations
And it has continued to stay fine and get colder as those winds sweep up from Antartica.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Afer the weekend at caro-rose-creations
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My weekend away was spent with my friend Kay at her holiday home in Caloundra. We have been friends for a long time, since about 1974 in fact. She married the best friend of my husband and we lived in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I had a great few days away with my friends. Far too much laughter and frivolity, but I enjoyed every minute of it. We got up fairly early to walk down to the beach and then back again through the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thanks Queenie and I intend to have a great time.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on One job down at caro-rose-creations
I will.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on One job down at caro-rose-creations
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I have finished all the kits for the Children's Class coming up in July. It was a huge job especially all the cushion backs. But I have to admit they make the cushions look good. One thing I have learnt... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
There must have been a few people working on this. One person would end up blind.
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2016 on Cut-Work Emboirdery at caro-rose-creations
How true, how true.
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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Cut work Embroidery and How to do it. by Oenone Cave (1963) Dover Publications Inc. New York Considering that some of the first books about this type of technique were published back in the 1600's this is a relatively new... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
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Back on the 7th of June I wrote about some unusual fungi that my sister and I found in the forest. I have gone back several times to have a look at it and now realise that it is Ghost... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
I found it very moving that these women were reclaiming their heritage and that it was a young woman who was leading the way.
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2016 on Gathering Strands at caro-rose-creations
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When I started this "12 Days of Christmas" piece I was aiming for one day a week. What an underestimation! Here we are in June and I haven't even finished day 7 as yet. I am going to have to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
You know I take it so much for granted because I see it all the time. Thanks for reminding me just how lucky I am.
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2016 on It's time to keep a look out at caro-rose-creations
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As the "Quandamooka Festival" begins there are a number of exhibitions and activities being held in the Redland's Council area to co-incide with this event. So, I headed off to the local gallery to have a look at what was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
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Yes, everyone has their eyes set on the ocean. It is time for the great migration of the whales. We are having another major rain event but it seems to be sweeping around our little island. Out on the coast... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
I agree. There are possibilities there.
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2016 on So Similar at caro-rose-creations
Oh Queenie you sure will have to write more and you are right about my new background.
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2016 on So Similar at caro-rose-creations
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After reading Queenie's post about her friend Asa Wettre I dug out my book "Old Swedish Quilts" that I bought back in the 1990's. I have read this book a number of times. I like how she tells the story... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
I intend to keep this little trick up my sleeve for safe keeping.
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations