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A Tribute to Carol Ingram – We Love You

Carol Ingram – A Tribute

All of us at Sulky have lost a dear friend this week, Carol Ingram, designer extraordinaire. With her most generous spirit, Carol has shared her incredible artistic creations and designs with us for almost 20 years.

Carol Ingram with Ellen Osten and Joyce Drexler
Carol with Ellen Osten and Joyce Drexler

Many of you have seen and duplicated many of her beautifully designed projects created for the Sulky Certified Teacher Classes in either the Sit and Sew events, or now, online.

Garden Gate Journey, Designed by Carol Ingram
Garden Gate Journey, Designed by Carol Ingram

Carol died suddenly and peacefully Tuesday morning. She was an incredibly gifted artist in all mediums, and those of us who sew, are forever grateful to her endless generosity with her projects.

Sandpaper Seashells, a free project on design by Carol Ingram
Sandpaper Seashells, a free project on design by Carol Ingram

She was an inspiration to everyone she met, and more than that, she was a forever friend to all of us. Carol will be missed more than words can say.

Pencil Drawing recently finished by Carol Ingram
Pencil Drawing of Toto recently finished by Carol Ingram for a friend

Our thoughts and prayers are with her three beautiful daughters and their families. May God bless them and help them through this.

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  • Lee Fletcher

    I was just preparing Carol’s Butterfly in Flight project from Teacher Certification to teach at the upcoming California Association of Machine Embroider’s annual event. Tuesday was the day that I was going to email the project to Carol to show her how I had added metallic thread to the wings. The project came out so beautifully that I wanted to share it with her. I have so much gratitude for her guidance and beautiful heart. I feel very privileged to have known Carol and will miss her greatly.

  • Beverly Murphy

    So sorry to hear this. I had her for 2 Sulky Certification Seminars. She will truly be missed. ^j^

  • Cheryle Lucius

    Condolences to all the sulky family and to Carols family, we will miss here precious designs. Prayer to all of you.

  • mjdutro

    This lovely lady has been such a part of my concept of Sulky. Her picture in all my books. Her presence in all the projects for Certification. Oh my, it is truly hard to take in that she is gone. I am glad that it was suddenly and peaceful

  • Trish Liden

    We have lost a friend and a very talented artist. She was generous with her time, her expertise and her encouragement of others. I feel glad to have been able to work with her/

  • Patty Brooks

    Ohhhh…I am so sad…I rarely tear up, but she has been so inspiring to me. I always looked forward to watching her on the shows. I am going to miss her so much. She is so talented and had such a wonderful, friendly personality. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers Carol and your family too.

  • Janet

    Oh my gosh I woke this morning (Australia) to this sad news, my deepest condolences to Carol’s family and friends. You will be sadly missed Carol, you inspired me to step outside of my comfort zone on the many projects you taught. thank you

  • Peggy Dilbone

    She was a bright and shinning star and an inspiration to so many. I have always been in awe of her great talent. God now has a beautiful angel but it was too soon for those of us here on earth. Let us keep her legacy of kindness and sharing alive in her memory

  • Carol

    Carol was such a huge inspiration to me, her work and talent were incredible, I’m glad she went peacefully but so sad for this humongous loss to her family, friend and all who had the pleasure to share her talent and know her.

  • Carlos Somoza

    Wow. I am so shocked. I been searching for Carol and my prayers are with her and her family. My name is Carlos Somoza and have worked with Carol Digitizing her art. I will miss her. I’m so sad because I just found out about all this. Condolences to Carol’s Family

  • Beverly Murphy

    oh my that will be such a loss. My prayers go out to her family and friends. God Bless ^j^