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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 doesn’t take much to learn some of these skills.
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It has been a little while since I stitched my last portrait. I still have a lot to go in the series I am working on. I just couldn't motivate myself to get going again. But, I have now rescued... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
So are lots of other people.
Toggle Commented yesterday on I'm not sure why at caro-rose-creations
Maybe it is a bad sprite?
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I’m afraid I still have to push myself a bit.
Toggle Commented yesterday on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I think I am a knitaholic!
Toggle Commented yesterday on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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Whilst rolling up all the wool I started to think about the process I was going through. It was very labour intensive and I had been told time is money. In fact that was one of the criteria that I... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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Bits and pieces this week. I am now knitting a new hat, and the wool is a pleasure to work with. I do need to buy some shorter connectors for my in the round needles. (What a good excuse to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I agree. This will now be part of my process.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Grandma was right. at caro-rose-creations
I am so glad to hear that it isnt just me that feels like this. I have been so tempted to make that undercover mat but I have a flat bed sewing table so I cant use it, darn.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on I'm not sure why at caro-rose-creations
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I'm not sure why but I am having trouble committing to my stitching projects. After a meeting with my patchwork group I find that nearly everyone feels the same. Maybe it is our age? But there are a lot of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It sure does.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Grandma was right. at caro-rose-creations
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I have started some more knitting using that recycled wool that is all krinkled, I got as far as finishing the basque around the base. But, it just doesn't knit well, the guage of the knitting makes we feel so... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Another one to add to the job list.
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2021 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I have so much unfinished work but it is a thought.
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2021 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I agree. I think of all those others in the world that have all kinds of problems and know I am blessed.
Toggle Commented Feb 23, 2021 on Sunsets at caro-rose-creations
I catch myself looking at things around me I find I have my mouth open. Maybe the lockdowns etc have made me appreciate what is in front of me.
Toggle Commented Feb 23, 2021 on Sunsets at caro-rose-creations
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Not a lot of finished work this week. Actually not a lot of work. But I am up to making my book cover from my Ecco Dyeing. I hem stitched the edges of the wool so that I could use... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
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The weather here has been hot and steamy with huge storms that roll down in the after noon. This makes for some spectacular sun sets. We had been to the mainland for dinner and the skys were amazing coming home.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
Who knows. The Cousin and I are having a few problems to begin but we will get there.
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2021 on RIP old camera at caro-rose-creations
I dont understand how to work this new camera!
Toggle Commented Feb 20, 2021 on RIP old camera at caro-rose-creations
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It only seems like yesterday that I bought this camera but looking at my records it was 2005. It has been around the world several times. Up mountains, into the desert, been repaired twice and now it is dead. They... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
Thanks
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2021 on Making Pom Poms at caro-rose-creations
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So the experiments have begun. Monique and I collected a range of leaves from the garden and the bush close to home. I had problems finding the wool and silk fabrics recommended but finally found the 10cm X 160cm strip... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
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The hexigons continue, need I say anything else. Still a long way to go. The terrible hat is finished. It is only to wear out walking when the weather changes. The dyeing has commenced. A long way to go here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2021 at caro-rose-creations