The UK's original & still the best
Precious memories, we all have them, but over time our memories can fade. With a Memory Bear, your memories come to life & will last forever as a treasured keepsake Teddy Bear.
Memory Bears made from loved ones clothes or material that is sentimental to you.
Be it a baby's first baby-grow, a metre of fabric left over from a wedding dress, a leavers school cardigan, your lucky dance costume, a team's football strip or even a jumper of a special person that you have lost, your Memory Bear will be unique & something to cherish.
Memory Bears are made by hand, by using material supplied by yourself. With three sizes available & other animals on request. Look at our FAQ for a guide of how many items of clothing are required for each bear. Clothes need to be clean & in a reasonable state. Clothing that is too worn will impact on the quality of the finished product.
Every treasured keepsake are like your own memories, unique.
Memory Bears are keepsake Teddy Bears not toys & are not intended to be played with.
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OUR MEMORY BEARS
Something to cherish & every one unique
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HOW MUCH ARE YOUR MEMORY BEARS?
Standard Size Memory Bears start from £49.95.
Large Size Memory Bears start from £69.95.
Extra Large Memory Bears start from £89.95
WHAT SIZE ARE YOU MEMORY BEARS ?
Standard Size Memory Bears are approximately 25cm when sitting and 35cm when standing.
Large Size Memory Bears are approximately 35cm when sitting and 45cm when standing.
Extra Large Memory Bears are approximately 45cm when sitting and 55cm when standing.
HOW MANY ITEMS & WHAT MATERIAL IS BEST TO USE FOR MEMORY BEARS?
4-5 items of small baby cloths ( 3-6 months, babygrows, etc)
4-5 items of medium baby clothes ( 6-12 months babygrows, cotton t-shirts, etc.)
3-4 items of large baby clothes (18-24 months, jersey, cotton clothing, etc.)
2-3 items of children's clothing (cardigan, jumper, sweatshirt, t-shirt, jeans, etc.)
1-2 items of adult clothing (jumper, t-shirt, cotton shirt, jeans, etc)
Most knitted items can be used but this will alter the size of the bear due to the material.
Don't forget to include badges, ties or extra uniform.
Clothes must be clean & in good condition. Worn or holely clothing may result affect the quality.
HOW DO I SEND THE ITEMS OF CLOTHING TO YOU?
Once you have placed your order online we will then send you a self addressed waterproof carrier with your order number for you to send us your clothes/fabric. Simply take this to your local post office & send your parcel by recorded delivery so that a signature can provide proof of receipt, this reduces the risk of loss or damage.
(We originally let customers send their own clothes/fabric but unfortunately some customers did not include their order number, name or even package them properly)
CAN YOU EMBROIDER?
Yes, all our embroidery is meticulously sewn by hand not machine and has a maximum number of 10 characters per foot. It does take a considerable amount of time however we feel this gives a better more crafted look. We can embroider one or both feet at £5.95 per foot if required.
HOW MUCH IS DELIVERY?
Delivery will be added at checkout, delivery within the UK costs:
1-2 Memory Bears £14.99
3-4 Memory Bears £24.99
5-6 Memory Bears £34.99
7-8 Memory Bears £44.99
9-10 Memory Bears £54.99
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CREATE MY MEMORY BEAR?
Once your clothes have been received, it takes approximately 8-12 weeks to complete each Memory Bear, however, as every Memory Bear is totally unique, these times are subject to change.
If you require your Memory Bear before a specific date, please let us know, & we will try our hardest to achieve this.
WHICH PAYMENT METHODS DO YOU ACCEPT?
When ordering online we take all of our payments through PayPal. We have found this the easiest & safest option. If you do not have a PayPal account follow the link & at the bottom of the screen there is also an option to pay by credit or debit card.
CAN I GIVE THE MEMORY BEAR TO A CHILD AS A TOY?
Sorry No. Due to the external material supplied by yourselves memory bears are not toys. They can not be individually CE checked & have been sold to you as an ornamental item only. By continuing with a purchase you have agreed this term by placing an order.
CAN I RETURN AN ITEM?
We cannot accept returns as this is truely a bespoke item. Please note that there may be variations, due to the very different natures of the fabrics we receive, the final item may differ slightly from the examples shown.
Please be aware of this before ordering.
DO YOU OFFER GIFT VOUCHERS?
Yes we offer Gift Vouchers, these can be sent by either post or by email to the purchaser as an attachment.
Don’t see your question? Get in touch. We welcome you to contact us with any questions you may have.
A SMALL SELECTION OF OUR MEMORY BEARS
All the Memory Bears below have been hand made within the last few months from items of loved ones clothing. We hope this will give you a better idea of what we do.....