The “Spring is Sprung” Dress

The “Spring is Sprung” Dress

Making clothes for my little ones is one of my favourite things. Mostly, I do it because its the best feeling ever to see your loved ones running around in things you've made them.  And when they say "Is dat por me, Mummy?" with...

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The “Heidi” Apron Skirt

The “Heidi” Apron Skirt

Sometimes, when I see a beautiful vintage linen in an op shop, just sitting in a pile of other run-of-the-mill, ordinary linens I just can't help myself. Ok.  I'll stop myself right there.  Let's be honest.  I mean, you guys are...

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A rainbow of capelets

A rainbow of capelets

Just in case you were thinking I do nothing all day (you know, apart from looking after two kids, and attempting to keep a house dwell-able), I thought it was about time I showed you something very sweet I've been working on......

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Lost and found

Lost and found

Yoohoooooooo!  I'm over here!  Hidden beneath a mountain of WIPs and finished items, scraps of fabric and other paraphernalia. Did you think I'd been abducted by aliens?  You did, didn't you.  It's ok though, I'm still here....

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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!  


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