Tag Archives: sewing

A dress to beckon spring

Today is the final day of my impromptu Dress Week! Spoiler alert: still using the Building Block Dress book as my pattern. I just love this dress, and Layla feels like it’s extra special. It’s made with a beautiful cotton eyelet, lined with Free Spirit solid voile (what I line everything with), and the skirt…

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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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Loretta : the flouncy blouse

I’ve been feeling a need for some changes in the wardrobe department. I’m trying to accept that the world thinks the 90s grunge look is cool right now even though its just awful, and that my body isn’t the same as it used to be and I need to dress to make it look good…

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New Stockings

If you’ve been reading my blog for a long time, perhaps you will remember the Holiday Craft Bash from several years back. I made these incredible stockings that were embellished with a host of hand stitches and embroidered with our names.  Using the same tutorial, I updated our stockings. Our family was growing, and it…

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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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