Marinated roast capsicum recipe

Marinated roast capsicum recipe

One good thing about this 'little CV-19 problem' is that I'm actually doing a lot of things I 'haven't had time for'.  And now I'm wondering what on earth stopped me before?  I think travel time is definitely a culprit!  When...

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Why done really is better than perfect

Why done really is better than perfect

Done is better than perfect - I used to hate that saying so.  It offended me, in the same way packet cake mix offends me.  The thought that someone could actually think packet cake mix was an acceptable substitute for a homemade...

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My goals for 2020

My goals for 2020

Let me tell you my goals for 2020.  But let's start at the beginning. 2020 commenced with a bang, don't you think?  I mean, it's only February (ONLY February?  What am I saying?? It's ALREADY February!  Gah!) and it feels like...

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Strudel quilt release and tips!

Strudel quilt release and tips!

And just like that, the STRUDEL QUILT is LIVE!  Yay!  Hurrah!  Hooray!  Cheers!  Mazel tov! Oo-pah!  Congratulations, I made it! Since it's taken me so long to finally get to this stage (if you've been following along with me on...

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Xanthe of Wife-made

Hello! I’m Xanthe…

Here at Wife-made you will find contemporary quilt and sewing patterns designed by me and inspired by mid-century modern design and the nostalgia of  traditional handcrafts.  Have I inspired your creative journey?  Let me know in the comments!