memory bears – wip linky party! + giveaway

hello Wednesday!

memory bears
one of my projects…
make a memory bear from each of these adorable rompers…
I need to find some coordinating fabric since these are so small…
these are for sisters…
have you ever made a bear from clothes or old quilts?
I would love to hear any tips!

now I am looking forward to seeing what you are working on…

work in progress


linking up with Lorna

giveaway
and the giveaway for today…
something look fun to you??
leave me a comment to enter…
I will announce a winner on Friday…

Happy Sewing!

ps – remember to come back by on Friday with your finishes for the fun Friday finish linky party!

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16 Responses to memory bears – wip linky party! + giveaway

  1. Michele T October 17, 2018 at 5:40 am #

    My quilting buddy just made a teddy bear with an old fur coat… she had issues during the process but her bear turned out very adorable. She’s planning to make more and I’m sure each one will be sweeter!

  2. Sandy Allen October 17, 2018 at 6:19 am #

    No, never made a memory bear, but have heard of them. Will be interested e see yours!

  3. Valerie Duff October 17, 2018 at 7:26 am #

    A friend recently lost her father and asked me to make memory bears for her grandchildren from his shirts. Se had distinct memories of his singing special songs to each of the children, and even had photos of him singing to each child. Barbara assigned shirts for each bear based on those photos and also asked me to embroider a line or two from the songs on the bears… a special project, to be sure! I posted a photo with my blog url, but it’s not on my blog…

  4. Janna October 17, 2018 at 8:30 am #

    Looking forward to the finished bears.

  5. Elizabeth October 17, 2018 at 9:24 am #

    No, I have never made a memory bear. Looking forward to seeing your bear.

  6. Lori Smanski October 17, 2018 at 9:34 am #

    No I have not done this. Sounds wonderful. I wish you luck, it will turn out adorable.
    My grandmother took a lot of the clothes the five of us kids grew out of and made square patch quilts for us. All by hand. They are precious to have. The same with your bear will be. I look forward to watching it come together. Have a great week.

  7. Lisa Marie October 17, 2018 at 9:43 am #

    I have made a quilt from baby clothes but not a bear. Sounds cute though! Love that hippo fabric!

  8. Patty October 17, 2018 at 10:04 am #

    I haven’t made a memory bear though it is a wonderful gift. Sewing is such a great way to be creative and try new things. I look forward to seeing the finished product!

  9. Jayne P October 17, 2018 at 1:50 pm #

    I’ve never made a memory bear – I look forward to seeing it finished

  10. Shirley October 17, 2018 at 3:58 pm #

    What an interesting project. I have never made or seen a memory bear. I have been asked to make a memory quilt but have not received the clothing yet. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  11. Angela J Short October 17, 2018 at 5:01 pm #

    Really cool project. I haven’t made a memory bear yet but it sounds awesome! Have a fun day!! angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

  12. Lee October 17, 2018 at 7:24 pm #

    What a fun project! I have never made one but looking forward to seeing what you create!

  13. Lori Morton October 17, 2018 at 11:04 pm #

    Love the memory bears idea! I made a quilt with lil t-shirts a few years ago from Onsies. 🙂 Thank you for chance to win your giveaway too…I see a giraffe & hippo! Pretty chevron’s & aquas!

  14. Julie Struble October 17, 2018 at 11:16 pm #

    There is always something new and fascinating to learn about here. From scout quilts to memory bears (which I have no clu about!)… Awaiting with excitement!

  15. Beth Talmage October 18, 2018 at 12:38 am #

    I haven’t done that, so I can’t give you any advice…sorry. What a sweet idea. I can think of several situations in which this would be very meaningful.

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