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Handmade Memory Bear | Keepsake Bears

Handmade Memory Bear | Keepsake Bears

Regular price $120.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $120.00 USD
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We offer a variety of handmade Memory Bear or Keepsake Bear. You ship your loved ones clothing or fabric to us, and we'll create a bespoke made to order memory bear or keepsake bear for you.

These memory bears measure approximately 10" inches tall and are stuffed with hypo-allergenic fill or cotton fill.  The eyes, and nose are embroidered onto the bear.

The handmade memory bears can be patch work and include a variety of clothing items. They can also use 1-2 fabric types if you have a large enough clothing item to make the stuffed memory animal with.

If you have any specific ideas please add a note to your order or contact us before hand to ensure we can accommodate your request. We love custom orders and do not charge extra for them as long as they are within our means.

Fabric requirements for the Memory Bear made from Shirts or Clothing:

  • Baby clothes include 6-8 clothing items.
  • Kids clothing: Include 5-6 clothing items.
  • Adult clothes: include at least 1-2 clothing items. 
  • Or supply around a quarter yard of fabric, or multiple large scraps. 

See full process in the section below.

You can always send additional clothing items, as long as they fit in the USPS flat rate box. If they do not fit, message us and we can work with you on arrangements or provide suggestions. 

This Memory bear is made from shirts or baby clothes that you mail into us. We craft this memory bear for you, its hand made in Columbus, Ohio by Sarah. The Memory Bear is sturdy and will hold up to children playing with it and washing it as needed.

Quick and Free Shipping on all Memory Bears

We offer Free shipping on all our Handmade items. We also will give you a label to attach to a flat rate box from USPS to ship your loved ones items to us so we can make your item. Once your bear is completed we will ship your bear and extra clothing (if applicable) back to you via USPS.

We use PayItForward's unjointed bear pattern and stuffed animal patterns. 

THIS ITEM IS MADE TO ORDER AND PROCESSING TIME IS UP TO 4 WEEKS. We do not offer refunds on the order once you've shipped clothing to us. We will try accommodate changes if reasonable, and will send your a photo of your order prior to shipping so you can approve the final look. We offer 1 free round of changes to the stuffed animal (such as swapping fabrics), we do not offer a change of pattern or stuffed animal type change once we've begun sewing your order.

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  • Pick your Memory Bear & Clothing Items

    Purchase the bear or stuffed animal of your choice above. 

    Pack your fabric or clothing to ship out. Make sure fabric is generally clean. (we realize you may want to preserve smells of the person in some cases, just brush the fabric with soft brush to remove debris) 

    You can use knit or woven fabric clothing items, we will have to add interfacing to all clothing items to stabilize them so they can support the bears structure.

  • Free Shipping to and from your home

    Ship the Fabric from USPS with the printed label, or If you live local to Columbus Ohio let us know and we can arrange drop off or pick up. We'll generate a shipping label for you once your ready to ship your items. Our labels are for USPS, and will need to be packed in a flat rate shipping box. 

  • We hand sew your Memory Bear

    We'll make your item once we receive your fabric. We batch sew our bears so allow for 2-4 weeks for processing. We'll always send photos of the bear and make sure you love the fabric positioning and final look before shipping. You get 1 round of alterations for free with the purchase.

    We'll mail your bear back to you! Our shipping usually takes 2-4 days to get to you once it has been mailed out. We use USPS to ship our bears.

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