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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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I had a lovely time away but I am so glad to be home in my own space. All the washing and ironing is finished and stored. I have a tidy room to work in, although I still have to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
I think I learnt far more than I taught Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on A quick tidy up at caro-rose-creations
Yes it is Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on A quick tidy up at caro-rose-creations
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Why is it that we feel we have to tidy the house the day before the cleaning lady comes? Well with my lack of mobility it wasn't the whole house just my sewing room. But that clean up has take... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I have to have a MRI first so that takes a few days to get in. If I have the op I have to get a place in theatre, so another few days. Then I will request I go into rehab for a few days to get Physio. I am lining up the projects in advance. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Show Holiday at caro-rose-creations
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It is show holiday here today. The Ekka is in full swing but I will not be going. I am lamenting the fact that I will not get a strawberry Sunday. Those are to die for. And I will miss... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
I agree totally.
it is a very odd combination.
Thanks for the heads up. Sent from my iPhone
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I did so enjoy working those small embroideries that I was going to draw up a whole new lot of designs. But then I went over to Kelly Fletcher's site and began wondering about all the effort involved when there... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
Thank you Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Aug 8, 2019 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I hate throwing good fabric away. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2019 on One of those Ebooks at caro-rose-creations
That little shop is a real find. Sent from my iPhone
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Now, I have a collection of old doylies and some of them are wonderful, but Pauline must have a secret source for these pieces that she recycles. They are all pieces of art. I can never find anything quite as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
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I stitched up those little pieces from Embroiderers Day and am making them into pin cushions. It was really enjoyable to do something quick and easy, embroidery wise. I can't say the same thing for the machining. I backed each... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
It was and it is all because of Queenies original post a few years ago that we knew about it. Sent from my iPhone
It is a very useful stitch. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2019 on The Quaker Stitch at caro-rose-creations
Thanks, i will have to try some others pieces Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2019 on New Applique Technique at caro-rose-creations
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I had morning tea with a friend the other day and she said there were cheap tassels at the dollar shop in Wynnum. So armed with directions I drove off to look for it. Problem was there was no parking.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
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I was saying in my last post that I had bought an Ebook of patchwork patterns. Well this was it. I haven't got around to sewing any just yet, but I will because there are some great patterns in there.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
My plet. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Aug 2, 2019 on The Quaker Stitch at caro-rose-creations
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One of the blogs that I subscribe to is Martingdale Publishers. I sometimes find a book I like and I have bought a number of Ebooks from them. In one of their latest posts was a video about a new... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
I first saw this stitch back in 2007 when I did a workshop at the Quaker Centre in Kendall (UK). I hadn't seen or heard about the Quaker Tapestry at that time but during the time I spent there I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
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Well another one put to rest! I haven't heard back from the other sites as yet but the event I attended at the local library was well attended and attracted a lot of interest. In fact we never had a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at caro-rose-creations
And it turned out she knew how to keep a puppy in line! Sent from my iPhone