Tag Archives: Cotton + Steel

Quilting outside the box

Challenge yourself and your process by pairing the unlikely methods of tradition with the edginess of the modern. Take a peek into my process and learn how I use these seemingly at-odds concepts to propel my work further.

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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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Passing it on

I’ve been staying quite busy with custom work the past couple of months. Today I sent off an order, and while I was packing it up, Layla was downstairs in our studio/school room choosing fabrics. She brought me her bundle and asked to make a quilt for her stuffed cat to lay on when she…

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Its a quilt!

I’ve been bombarding you with lots of garments, so I thought I’d interrupt regular programming for a quilt break. Just over a year ago, right before we moved to Tennessee, and I’m talking like a week before, I got the urge to make a whole bunch of heart blocks from Cluck, Cluck, Sew’s tutorial. I…

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I declare dress week

Yep. I’m making it a thing. This week is dress week on the ole blog. I have a full cubby in my Expedit with fabrics laid aside for specific garments. I decided to take on the Layla dresses to start with, and my, has it given me the greatest fulfillment. It has made me realize…

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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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