Category Archives: Baby Sewing

Mountain quilt

I was recently asked to make a quilt for a new baby girl. She was born on the winter solstice and named after her parents’ favorite peak in the Sierra Nevadas. There was a lot of going back and forth on the colors and layout for the quilt, but we finally found a good balance…

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Growth

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks here. We started school last month and in addition to the usual grind I’ve taken on some rather large commissioned work which I am so thankful for! Speaking of whirlwind, I cannot imagine time passing any faster. I swear it goes faster with each child. I wish I could…

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The Bubble Dress

Last weekend we attended the first birthday party for a daughter of a friend. I suggested I make her a dress and Justin quickly agreed, but said he would like to choose the fabric so he could say he had some involvement. I think he has great taste, so I was thrilled he offered his…

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Teddy + Liberty

I ordered a perfectly adorable boyish selection of prints from DuckaDilly a little while back with a dual purpose; I wanted to use them in Teddy’s sixteen patch quilt (whenever that happens, ahem) and I wanted to use some for decor in his little nook in our room. I like having the children in our…

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Lullaby Layette

Good afternoon! I told you I’d be back sooner than later! This past weekend I tackled a baby project, and thankfully I’ve been able to maintain good momentum since. The ladies at Hawthorne Threads gifted me a cut of their Forest Fables fabric (Forest Caravan in Indigo) for the new little man. I intended to…

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Welcome to Olivia Jane Handcrafted! I'm Meredith and this is my creative journal. Here you'll find loads of inspiration for a handmade wardrobe, home decor, bags, and quilts. I even have plenty of projects and tutorials to get you started or help you along the way. 

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