Palma Quilt Pattern

Palma Quilt Pattern

The Palma Quilt pattern is now available for digital download in the shop! Palma is a happy pattern that feels like Mexico and margaritas and fun with friends on warm, summer evenings!  It's got a retro-boho vibe that I...

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Spicy nut mix recipe | Make it and eat it!

Spicy nut mix recipe | Make it and eat it!

Recently, we took a week off and went to our favourite holiday location, Cabarita Beach.  Cabarita is less than an hour's drive south from us at the Gold Coast, but it's one of few places where I feel like I can totally stop. ...

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Lovebird Quilt Pattern

Lovebird Quilt Pattern

The Lovebird Quilt Pattern is finally here! There were moments when I thought it was never going to happen, but we made it!  And I'm pleased.  Yep.  'Pleased' is the best way to describe how I feel about this latest...

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Speed clean: 10 minutes to change your life!

Speed clean: 10 minutes to change your life!

Becoming a mother of four has lead to various life changes.  Firstly, less sleep.  Secondly, personal toileting time that is inversely related to an increase in time spent toileting four other people in my house.  Thirdly, more...

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Solo-parenting: 5 hacks to save your sanity!

Solo-parenting: 5 hacks to save your sanity!

Do you do the solo-parenting two step?  It goes something like two steps forward, 5 steps back...  at least, that's how it feels when you're in the thick of it. Solo-parenting is a tough gig.  You're on call 24/7.  You eat 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!  


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