Butterfly 2

January 22, 2013

A touch of pink. Share

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January 22, 2013

Black and white or colour? Share

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Happy New Year 2013

January 15, 2013

Here’s to 2013 One of a new set of greeting card designs to be printed in the very near future. Share

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Advent Calendar and Triple Chocolate Tinker prize

November 27, 2012

Head over to Honeybuns today and you could win a tin of delicious Triple Chocolate Tinkers, and a Where we Live advent calendar! All you have to do is answer a simple question, the answer is… on their website, with all the tasty products to buy (hint hint), which I can highly recommend. And there’s still time to […]

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Where We Live Advent Calendar

November 4, 2012

Sneaky preview while the printing machines do their thing…. Where we live advent calendar pack contains instructions and 25 cards like the one below, each card has a different house to learn about, cut out and stand up. By Christmas you’ll have a world village, and you’ll know who live in Wanbom trees! Get your […]

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Hiccups and seaweed

October 14, 2012

You may have noticed a few problems here on freyalaughton.co.uk, I was hacked and little bits of code had to be mopped up from all corners of my site. Many apologies If you were unfortunate enough to have seen the pop-up smut, this is now all gone, thanks to Paul Betowski. Unfortunately the deep clean left a trail […]

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For the love of sewing machines no. 2

June 21, 2012

Ilka the Perfex B Sewing Machine I almost made it a year without adding to my sewing machine family, but alas I was seduced by an oddity in the local auction house last week. The word ‘foreign’ attracted me to this little lady, I had never heard of the make Perfex B, so I left […]

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Goodbye Millthorpe Studio

May 4, 2012

For the past couple of years I have had a lovely studio in my friend’s Victorian townhouse in Penzance. During this time the house has been transformed from a work in progress into a very comfortable, almost finished, beautiful home.     Standing in the way of a completed job was a collection of vintage […]

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Canada, Salt Spring Island and Whales

April 10, 2012

One of the biggest attractions to the Gulf Islands for me is the water, occupied by Resident Orca, fish-eaters, and mammal-eating  Transients. I have loved Orca from the moment I saw pictures and films of them over twenty years ago, I like other whales, and sharks and most animals, but Orca are something else, so […]

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Canada day three

March 31, 2012

Now well acquainted with this time-zone, and congratulating the sun on another dazzling appearance we made our way to Horseshoe Bay to catch the Langdale ferry, in search of a distant cousin. BC ferries are the buses that pop between all the Gulf Islands, they carry people and cars, the bigger ferries have a little shop, restaurant, kids play room and […]

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