Category Archives: Cutting

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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Practice Makes Perfect

If you are active on Instagram, chances are you’ve witnessed the mini quilt swap craze that’s going on. “Craze” is really putting the whole thing lightly. I managed to avoid it for a while, but I did carefully choose one swap, and was also invited to a very small private swap with some of the most...

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What Shade are You Blog Hop + Giveaway

I’m so excited about today’s post! RJR asked me to be a part of their What Shade are You blog hop, and I was able to choose a variety of their Cotton Supreme Solids to work with and give away. I picked a variety of melon, pink, and violet shades with some creamy whites mixed in....

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HST Redux : The Kitchen Mat Tutorial

I don’t have pictures for our next step in the Opposites Attract QAL so that post will be up in the next day or two, but I do have a great tutorial for using up some of those HST leftovers! Be sure to cut those carefully, and you’ll have a precut project on your hands...

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Opposites Attract Quilt Along : Sew [part one]

Do you have your fabrics cut? Today we’re going to begin sewing our blocks. Whether you are sewing a small quilt or a large one, I find it easy to tackle them [the blocks] in batches. Going in the order of the directions in the pattern, I’ve sewn up all the Small Introvert blocks first....

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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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