Category Archives: Oliver + S

Are you a creature of habit? I sure am. I’m the girl that orders the same meal at Panera every time for 10 years. I go to the same restaurant on every date (which happens to take place only on my birthday and anniversary for the most part). I use fabric from the same companies […]

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  • Emily

    I love all your versions! I have this pattern, but I’ve never made the shirt before. I will have to give it a try!ReplyCancel

  • You do such beautiful work, Meredith! I bet the boys will love those shirts.ReplyCancel

  • the kid is the lucky recipient of these adorable shirts!!!
    more photos of the flamingo version here:

    http://blog.jonesandvandermeer.com/flamingo-boy/

    ps. meredith’s work up close is unbelievable!!! so precise and well made.ReplyCancel

Several weeks ago I made another contrast pleated bodice Fairy Tale Dress for the Oliver + S blog after they they saw this one and asked for a tutorial. Today I wanted to pop in with some pictures and officially share the link to my tutorial so you can make your own! It’s crazy easy […]

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About a month back, the ladies at Hawthorne Threads sent me some fabrics from their new in-house collection, Riviera, to play with. I was just thrilled and began planning straight away. Still on my pleat-all-the-things kick, I decided to make Layla a dress similar to this one I made for Emilee a year or so […]

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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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  • Looks like the perfect and colourful summer dress. love the pin-tucks.ReplyCancel

  • Julie

    The dress came out beautifully and your little girl is so cute! Looking forward to your “hack” post…don’t know how you find the time…you rock modern motherhood!ReplyCancel

  • still here! love the dress! xoxoxoReplyCancel

  • The dress is gorgeous! I am sure Layla loves that super full, twirly skirt. Her hair looks adorable, too!ReplyCancel

  • […] I made another contrast pleated bodice Fairy Tale Dress for the Oliver + S blog after they they saw this one and asked for a tutorial. Today I wanted to pop in with some pictures and officially share the link […]ReplyCancel

Good afternoon! I told you I’d be back sooner than later! This past weekend I tackled a baby project, and thankfully I’ve been able to maintain good momentum since. The ladies at Hawthorne Threads gifted me a cut of their Forest Fables fabric (Forest Caravan in Indigo) for the new little man. I intended to […]

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  • Jo-Anne Flink

    The outfit is so cute. Regarding the cold, it is easier to say you would like cool weather when you aren’t shoveling it :)

    Glad you are feeling well. Keep sewing and knittingReplyCancel

  • emily

    so darling! the latest member of your family is going to look ridiculously cute in it!ReplyCancel