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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.
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He sure is. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 53 minutes ago on Can't take my own advice! at caro-rose-creations
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It drives me mad when I can't do something. This quilting with rulers thing. I looked at the classes I had purchased on line and other things on you tube, then decided just to do it. Not perfect by a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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Sixteen place-mats to whip up in a few days. It is not going to happen. I have so over estimated what I am capable of. I have now quilted the first 6 of the 16. That has taken 2 days.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I hope one of my experiments works for you. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Brooch No 2 at caro-rose-creations
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I have a major recycling project on my hands at the moment. I had to pull out my spare sewing machine to lend to a friend (her machine had completely frozen, I think it might be rust.) And when I... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I’m pleased with this one now I’m thinking about some black work examples. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Brooch No 2 at caro-rose-creations
This is one of those books.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on A Yoko Saito book at caro-rose-creations
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This brooch is far more acceptable. Firstly, I used a high count dressmakers linen as the base for my embroidery. Not nearly as bulky as an embroidery linen which meant that it gathered better over the base. I managed to... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I did a class with her in Houston just amazing. Sent from my iPad
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on A Yoko Saito book at caro-rose-creations
Thank you. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on Hem No1 at caro-rose-creations
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This is the last of my purchases for a while. (I hope these are not famous last words.) Yoko Saito's "Beautiful Bags, Pouches & Quilts". I have been a fan of her work for years and I love the way... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I think I have one solution but Im working on some others as well.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on A bit of shopping at caro-rose-creations
I dont seem to have too much trouble with the machine thread it is the hand embroidery ones that give me grief.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Playing with threads at caro-rose-creations
Yes, I agree. This one is a little better than those in the past. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 11, 2019 on Playing with threads at caro-rose-creations
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I have started to play around with the DMC Lurex thread. It is different to the old variety in that it is easier to handle. It still frays where you bend the thread at the needle when you thread the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
It would be great for your circle project. I will ty putting that pin higher. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2019 on A bit of shopping at caro-rose-creations
This one has opened a can of worms for me. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 9, 2019 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I need to get themethod of construction refined and streamlined though. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 9, 2019 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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I needed some more supplies for my brooch making so made a trip to Spotlight. I needed to get some more beads and the pins for the back of the brooches. I managed to get all the things I needed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
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So I have finished the first trial run of a brooch. I am quite pleased with it, although, I didn't have the right coloured beads to sew around the edge. I would have preferred a dull yellow. ( It is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
They don’t last very long but they are beautiful. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Oct 8, 2019 on I did over do it, a bit. at caro-rose-creations
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I have blistered feet and am a bit sore. I have never had blisters on the soles of my feet before! But, I did walk for over 4 Km. That is the first time in 22 months that I have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
Sure does. Sent from my iPhone
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I find that I am able to almost walk normally. Up until now it has been a struggle to stand or sit or to stretch out as I walk. Since November 2018 it has been just shuffling along. But after... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
I should have known better.
Toggle Commented Oct 4, 2019 on Some New Threads at caro-rose-creations