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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Blog Tour | A Piece of Cake

Blog Tour | A Piece of Cake

There are some things in life that should always be shared.  Firstly... cake.  Secondly... quilting books. You can, therefore, imagine my excitement when I was asked to join in the blog tour for the release of  'A Piece of Cake'...

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Upcycled and Homemade Midwife Gifts

Upcycled and Homemade Midwife Gifts

Want to put your vintage finds to good use?  Mix up a batch of your favourite cookies and give them away! I recently gifted these vintage platters and tea cup set with some homemade Greek shortbread (Kourambiethes) to my lovely...

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Tilda Harvest | The ‘Lovebird’ Quilt

Tilda Harvest | The ‘Lovebird’ Quilt

It's my day on the Tilda Harvest blog hop!  I'm so pleased to have the opportunity to sew with Tilda fabric.  I have been a huge fan of the Tilda brand for a while.  Tone's style really appealed to me when I first started...

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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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