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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
Those courses that I am doing are throwing up some interesting things. I entered into "The Power of Colour" thinking it would just be a refresher course but lots of interesting things are surfacing. I don't remember the colour theory... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
Yes, so much colour everywhere.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Spring at caro-rose-creations
Ta Da!! I've finished stitching the Kogin cushion cover, just have to block it and make it up now. I have also got back to my Portugese Cross Stitch and have started on the scissor case. I have already stitched... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
One day it is cold, the next hot. It is dry and you have to keep watering the lawn or it turns yellow and dies. But everywhere I look there are flowers, new bird chicks and butterflies. Perfume rises from... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Yes, great style.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Exhibition at Craft Fair at caro-rose-creations
There was an exhibition at the Craft Fair featuring the work of Akiko Ike. (I did make a video of her talk but it was too long to upload.) Her method of stitching "Chiku Chiko", which is taken from the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
If only!
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Study at caro-rose-creations
All I could do this week was look at the pieces up on the design wall. I have now got my machine repaired, it was a screw that had come loose and lodged somewhere where it stopped everything. But I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thank you but it isn’t all plain sailing, on the next part I keep making mistakes.
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
But you don’t think properly and the mistake one makes.
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I have kind of over committed myself to do on line courses. I signed up a few months ago and now they have all come at once. So what am I doing? Duolingo - Italian This one is going to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
I think the tide has turned.
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2016 on Just sitting at caro-rose-creations
Thank goodness for my Kogin stitching. It is the only thing I can sit and stitch with this virus. So here we are 2/3rds of the way complete. But nothing else has been even looked at. Save Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Yes it is.
I managed to get all the way through winter and now that spring is here I have caught a flu virus. I spent weeks looking after the grandchildren and my husband with this wog. I had a protective injection earlier... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
My friends have given me little fabric bowls as gifts over the years. Two in particular I find just doesn't work but they were given to me by a friend that has passed on and I like to look at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
The shock of a machine that will not work will take some time to recover from.
Disaster has struck! My sewing machine just stopped working. The fly wheel is stuck solid. No machine, no sewing. I rushed it into the repair man, Martin, who is the best repair man in the business, but still no news.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
There was a lot of interesting work this year.
There were so many great quilts at the show, but I have selected some that I really liked because they appealed to me. I liked this appliqued quilt not only because it won a 2nd prize but because it was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Thank you.
Toggle Commented Oct 12, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
This week I have achieved a big fat zero and I have a cold virus. I just can't even think about stitching at the moment. So I thought I would post the work of two of the ladies from my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Mabel did a whole collections of these cats in different embroidery techniques and I like all of them.
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2016 on At the show at caro-rose-creations
I was never interested in this kind of thing as a child. Funny I should like it as I grow older.
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2016 on This month at caro-rose-creations