Category Archives: Quilts

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…

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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…

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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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The moody Autumn quilt

Recently DuckaDilly asked me to put together a curated bundle of Liberty prints for them. You can imagine I went back and forth deciding if I should. Kidding. I said yes in three seconds. I spent the better portion of a night on their site and came out with a deep, moody bundle that’s perfect…

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The boy quilt 

When we moved to Tennessee, Wallace transitioned from a toddler bed to a twin size. This change brought with it a need and opportunity to make a new quilt for my growing boy.  Wallace loves fabric, and he’s pretty vocal about his opinions on anything that affects him. So I thought it was wise 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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