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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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You know the awesome thing about reprints? They give this sudden urge and freedom to stop hoarding the original. Such was the case with my one yard cut of Liberty’s Tresco, now that the print has been added to the Contemporary Classics collection. I tossed around a few ideas at the beginning of the month…

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I’ve continued to add to Layla’s wardrobe in the past couple of weeks. Her latest dress is the Oliver + S Library Dress made with Anna Maria Horner’s Loominous and a Dowry print.  Layla was so excited about this one. Its a new dress to us- not just a bigger size of an old favorite-…

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I was recently asked by the Oliver + S team to write about my favorite pattern from them- the Sketchbook Shirt! That post will be up on their blog later this week, but I can’t resist showing you the two newest versions I made for Wallace for this special blogging occasion. I picked up some favorite…

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Today is Layla’s fifth birthday. The festivities started yesterday with a small party with my family. She really wanted to go bowling again this year, so we rushed through presents and cake so we would have plenty of time to bowl. We got the the bowling alley and all the lanes were taken for leagues,…

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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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