Category Archives: Handquilting

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…

Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

The magical girl’s room

The last time I wrote in 2017, I mentioned that we had made a counter offer on a home and it was rejected. But thankfully we had a great realtor who refused to give up, and she fought tooth and nail to get a deal for us. We have been in our new house since…

Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

When your mother comes to visit

Last Thursday, after our community school day, I was changing the lightbulb in my closet when Olivia started barking and losing her mind in a way that never happens. I walked into my kitchen to see my parents standing there and the tears came on quickly. It was the best surprise. They’ve been dealing with…

Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

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…

Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Liberty Courthouse

That title sounds far too serious. Liberty Courthouse is the quilt I made for a dear friend of mine who was so long overdue to receive a made-by-Meredith gift. Every year at Christmas I pick one person who will be the recipient of a big handmade thing. I mean, I normally give out smaller things…

Add a comment...

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *

Social

About

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. 

Featured posts

Categories

Archives