Category Archives: Embroidery

I love making gifts for others, but I find it hard to find handmade gifts to make for the men in my life. What is something practical that they would use? What can I use to make a gift that isn’t cheesy? I’m all about the marriage of utility and beauty when I make anything,…

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If you’ve been reading my blog for a long time, perhaps you will remember the Holiday Craft Bash from several years back. I made these incredible stockings that were embellished with a host of hand stitches and embroidered with our names.  Using the same tutorial, I updated our stockings. Our family was growing, and it…

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I have been waiting to write this blog post for a while now! I’m so excited. Janome reached out to me two months ago to see if I would like to try out their new M100 machine, which is Anna Maria Horner’s limited edition machine. Without any hesitation, I agreed! I’ve been using Janome machines…

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I was recently asked to make a bolster sized pillow based on these potholders I made which were based on the Orimono Pillow from Anthropologie from several years back.  I LOVE the look of this pillow- this style of anything really. Visually, I feel like its just a treat to the eyes. You can see…

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I’m a day late showing off the mini I received as part of the mini quilt swap I chatted about on Tuesday. Without further ado: Isn’t it AMAZING?! Mary from Molly Flanders and Sunny Day Supply made this mini with me in mind, and she could not have done a better job. These pieces are tiny!…

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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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