Category Archives: Custom

Hudson

I’m back today to show you my latest custom quilt, and gosh, I really really loved making it. Let me show you! My client commissioned me to make this quilt for a brand new baby named Hudson who was named for the Hudson River and Valley. It holds significant meaning for the parents who first…

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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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Book Report Skirt : a tutorial

Use this free tutorial to make a skirt featuring your favorite book in any size. This pattern makes great use of loved fabric scraps!

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School is in session.

Today marks the beginning of our school year. Layla started second grade, and I’m starting preschool with Wallace. I am endeavoring to be as organized as possible this year because I know my kids thrive under the structure, and also because it leaves me feeling less like I’m constantly drowning. Layla is continuing a classical…

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French Liberty Dresses

I was recently asked by a long time client to make some matching dresses for her two girls, eight in all. The first six were made pretty quickly, and were such fun to put together! The last two however, required some element of patience because the fabric (Betsy Lemonade), which is exclusive to a shop…

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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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