Category Archives: Patterns

Sewing with Kids: Layla’s big cross stitch pillow

Want to sew with your kids, but aren’t sure where to start? Try making this easy, big cross stitch pillow!

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The magical girl’s room

The last time I wrote in 2017, I mentioned that we had made a counter offer on a home and it was rejected. But thankfully we had a great realtor who refused to give up, and she fought tooth and nail to get a deal for us. We have been in our new house since…

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The shared space : a work in progress

So many things happen in preparation for a new baby! And I swear each consecutive child has required more, not less, despite popular belief. We live in a two bedroom house and are about to be a family of five. Wallace is still in our room (I hate admitting that) because until just a few…

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The Liberty Garden

A few months back, a friend of mine, Melissa from Oh, How Sweet, and I decided we should do a private mini quilt swap. Private swaps are fun because you likely know the person fairly well, and that in itself can help avoid the utter disappointment that large group swaps sometimes bring. Plus, its way…

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The precious quilt + a creative refresh

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately. I was losing steam on garment projects and just needed something to break it up and get me excited again. I think that just goes with the territory when I tend to binge sew certain items (ie, clothing, bags, quilts, embroidery….) Also, I’ve not been sewing…

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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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