Cushions | Tickled Pink Market

Cushions | Tickled Pink Market

Last night I worked like a machine.  Honestly, I don't know what got into me, but the husband was out, the kids were in bed and I was on FIRE!  And four finished cushion covers are the result. The cushion tops have been staring...

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April | Caesarean Awareness Month

April | Caesarean Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Caesarean Awareness Month?  I didn't until tonight - in fact, I'm still not even sure if this is just an American thing... Anyway, while my kids were tearing around the McDonalds playground (don't...

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Oozey Salmon Scotch Eggs

Oozey Salmon Scotch Eggs

I apologise in advance for the obvious lack of 'pretty' in the photography for this recipe.  But I hope to redeem myself with the abundant amount of 'yummy' that the recipe provides (even if I do say so myself!). Salmon Scotch...

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Scrappy Easter Bunny Head Tie

Scrappy Easter Bunny Head Tie

This little bunny is definitely late for a very important date!  That date being hitting publish on an Easter-related tutorial before Easter gets here... Phew, I made it.  Just.  And if you've got a spare hour or two, you might...

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Bedroom Do-over

Bedroom Do-over

I've been doing a bit of work on Rosie's bedroom. I realised the other day I had created a monster. I had this vision, you see. This vision of vintage, thrown together with a bit of modern, a splash of colour here and there,...

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Creamy Bircher Muesli

Creamy Bircher Muesli

Bircher muesli is not something we eat regularly, and since I've started cutting back on refined sugars/fructose, grains and dairy that has pretty much removed it from my list completely. However. I do love the odd bowl of...

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More Tendre Crochet / And life.

More Tendre Crochet / And life.

Meet Gudule. She's a sweet wee thing, a bit shy and reserved, but ever so willing to snuggle up to you on a cold Winter's night. See, I told you, I am head over heels in love with Sandrine's Tendre Crochet patterns!  They come...

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My current addiction

My current addiction

Just in case you don't know, a Punny is a cross between a Pear and a Bunny. Have you seen the Pears around Instagram lately?  They're all inspired by this amazing book, Tendre Crochet by Sandrine of the blog Tournicote. Sandrine...

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Wife-made’s Melomakarona Cakes

Wife-made’s Melomakarona Cakes

With regards to food, I don't really feel deprived of treats or like I'm missing out anymore.  When I was still very much addicted to sugar (it was very much a part of a number of hours of every day before I began to make...

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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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