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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
This is a bit late. I am STILL working on my chook quilt. (Will it never end.) Just the borders to complete, they are all cut ready to sew, and then it is off to the long-arm quilter but that... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at caro-rose-creations
Thank you Alison. All the best for the Xmas season. Carolyne
Toggle Commented 11 hours ago on How one looks at a situation at caro-rose-creations
I have to admit that my current illness has knocked me around, physically, but probably more mentally. The worst, for me, has been the loss of movement in my right wrist and arm. I have tried to adjust what I... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Here we are in December again at the beginning of Advent. I have dug out my little Xmas tree and some of my old decorations. I selected some that came from my time in Denmark and Sweden. ( I have... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I need to set up a camera to catch a good shot.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Got him!! at caro-rose-creations
This is one of my favourite tracks from this album, played by Sally Whitwell. Elana is a great composer. I just love her rags and all the other things she has written as well. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thats good.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I bought myself a new plant from the nursery, the flowers are so pretty and the buds are on the stems not the branches. (Brazilian plumbs do the same thing.) And my little birds just couldn't resist the nectar. A... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thanks. I seem to see nothing but them.
So, all the chock blocks are (nearly) finished, Ta Da!! I just have to finish the eyes and I have half of those done. And I have finished Mr Fox. I don't like the shadow of the darker fabric under... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
I know I shouldn't worry but I want everything in order before I start the intensive part of my treatment. So, I mowed the lawns, did the garden and got things in order and wore myself out in the process.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
I first heard Sally perform as the accompanist of the Gondwana Children's choir. There was something about her performances that made them different from every other accompanist I have ever heard. This one one of her compositions. She is a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
The link is at the words This old book but here it is as well. Cheers Carolyn
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2023 on Blocks at caro-rose-creations
This is the second one and there is a third one coming.
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2023 on Book - The Man Who Died Twice at caro-rose-creations
I keep thinking that I have super powers!!
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2023 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
Some days are harder then others and over the past week my cancer treatment and I have been in disagreement. Still there is nothing I can do about it so I try and take my mind off it all with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
I'm not up to doing anything much at the moment but I have been working on the cross stitch. I have to make some corrections to my previous report. I find that I have to use the magnifier. I nearly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
This is an enjoyable, entertaining read. In fact I read it in one sitting. I should try and pace myself but I got caught up in the story and just kept reading. I think it has been written with the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
Oh yes. Trying to take large frames everywhere is difficult.
Toggle Commented Nov 20, 2023 on Blocks at caro-rose-creations
There was a time when I was really into block printing. I found it a great way to get my special needs students involved in textiles and in fact some of the students, especially those from the Torres Straight, were... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
Toggle Commented Nov 20, 2023 on The Emerson String Quartet at caro-rose-creations
What kept boys good?
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2023 on Up for air at caro-rose-creations
Thank you.
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2023 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
A few days after this concert this quartet retired. I first heard them back in the 1970's. Gee that makes me old. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2023 at caro-rose-creations
Chooks and more chooks, just a bit of stitching each day. Very do-able. It is all the details that are taking my time. I have finished all the feet, beaks and eyes in a satin stitch zig zag. I am... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2023 at caro-rose-creations