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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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Fringe Maxi Dress

So much is happening around here these days it’s almost difficult to know where to begin! We just got a call this evening that our counter offer for a home was accepted. It was a little crazy because the market is absolutely insane in our county (think 2 day turnaround on houses, 2005-esque), and the…

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Veronica : the dress with the perfect shape

I hit up my Seamwork library again for the Veronica pattern, and she did not disappoint. I have so many good things to say about this pattern! First of all, the silhouette of this dress is just perfect. Its flattering and modest, and so very classic. I want to compare it to the Staple Dress,…

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Loretta, Loretta : my summer dress

I knew I wouldn’t be able to hold out long before I lengthened my Loretta to a dress.  A very thoughtful friend gifted me a beautiful cut of Japanese Liberty chambray featuring the iconic Capel design, and it fit the bill perfectly because I knew I wanted to live in it.  It feels SO good….

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Layla’s Easter Dress : Fairytale Dress Hack

Can I just preface this post by saying I really, really miss this space? Not just the actual writing, but all the making and productivity it brings? I so want to be on here many days a week recording all my sewing adventures. Thankfully, I’m still sewing a good bit, but not nearly what I…

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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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