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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 am much more within my comfort zone putting a binding on a quilt. Not nearly as confronting as using paints on fabric and it is a job that has to be done. Even if it is a bit boring,... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at caro-rose-creations
Thanks Queenie. I needed that permission.
Toggle Commented yesterday on The first tests at caro-rose-creations
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I have taken a range of fabrics that I want to use for my portrait embroideries and tested the paints and pens that I have. I didn't know that I had so many, enough for a whole box full. I... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
I am procrastinating with this next portrait. This is right outside my comfort zone.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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We have another week until end of term so I am still restricted with my use of the computer, but, there will be a new timetable next term and perhaps I might have some more time to sew. My donation... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I had to place an order for some extra wool from Scotland, so I ordered a bit more to make a beret. At the same time my grand daughter requested a new cardigan and we decided on a Drops pattern.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It is very elusive.
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2021 on Some art Quilts at caro-rose-creations
How true.
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2021 on Another day at caro-rose-creations
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To bad about the knitting. I am just short on the amount of wool I need. I have to wait for the rest to come from Scotland. And I am underway with the next portrait. I would have liked to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
Im afraid that they are both lost.
Toggle Commented Jun 8, 2021 on Another day at caro-rose-creations
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I think that it is actually winter now. The temperature ranges from about 6 to 22 degrees C but the sun shines and the days are beautiful. Even the weeds look good. I walk the dog along the beach or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
Isnt she.
Yes, it is good.
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2021 on Some art Quilts at caro-rose-creations
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I had some one ask me about some quilting recently and during the time when I was researching the answer I came across OZ quilt network. They have some great traveling exhibitions and some of these you can look at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
They have joined the knitting que.
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2021 on 6th Month Review at caro-rose-creations
It is so nice to go to an exhibition again, not just on-line.
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2021 on Exhibition Part 2 at caro-rose-creations
I just cant believe my lack of progress.
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2021 on 6th Month Review at caro-rose-creations
My pleasure.
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I have been exploring the work of Nicole O'loughlan . This piece stitched on a recycled piece of linen is what first caught me attention. (Self portrait as work in progress, 2020, hand embroidery with found embroidery appliqued on linen,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
I have to find some way to use that pattern.
Toggle Commented Jun 3, 2021 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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We are at the half way point through the year. Where did the time go? And looking at the list I made myself back in January I haven't done too much. I have finished a charity quilt, but I forgot... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
This was one of my favourites.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2021 on Exhibition Part 2 at caro-rose-creations
Yes it was.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2021 on Exhibition at caro-rose-creations
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The only thing that I have worked on all the time has been my knitting, and, I have had my loyal little companion sitting with me for every stitch. I have finished the lace border and am now into the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2021 at caro-rose-creations
I found them all interesting and am not sure which i like the best.
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2021 on Exhibition at caro-rose-creations