Dolly Love

Dolly Love

With the last two posts being all about my wonderful family, I thought I'd better hurry up and post about something I've made lately.  Which, to be honest, has been hard to come by since I've been crazy busy with life lately....

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My darling bud of May

My darling bud of May

Today is the Rosebud's second birthday. Hard to believe it's been two years since this little one came into our lives.  She's so precious.  But of course, I am very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very biased. She's...

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Work in progress

Work in progress

Here's my latest work in progress.  A quilt! The Japanese floral will be the backing, with a two-tone herringbone front. As I don't have a long-arm sewing machine, I'm going to have to hand-quilt this one. Eeek. That's a...

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Lovely lavender

Lovely lavender

My house smells DIVINE at the moment.  I used to think these were so 'granny'.  Lavender sachets?  Ugh!  Once upon a time I wouldn't have been caught dead with these in my drawers.  And maybe they still are, and maybe I'm...

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The girls

The girls

Meet the girls.  They're a fun bunch.  Down to earth.  Ready for action.  They enjoy their food too (note the lack of waistlines). They're not perfect; but if you can look past their pigeon toes and stubby fingers their little...

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Long awaited long johns

Long awaited long johns

Well, hello there!  Remember me?  Been a while hey.  There is a reason I haven't posted about the new baby (yep, that's the Rosebud and Bubba-Lewey - isn't he gorgeous??), or about any of the sugar-free, gluten-free and...

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The List

Yikes!  It's been a little while since I've blogged.  Such a little while, in fact, that I've decided to make a list.  Yep, it has come to that for me.  I have finally arrived at Destination Desperation.  You may know it.  It's...

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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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