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Home of the ORIGINAL Memory Bear & Oprah's Favorite Thing

1940s vintage quilt elephant

1940s Vintage Quilt Patchwork Elephant

$ 45.00

Handmade PATCHWORK ELEPHANT made from a vintage 1940's quilt in the Trip Around the World pattern. Squares a vibrant blues, reds, florals and polka dots which were popular at this time. The patterns are casual and playful and come together to make a charming little elephant!

At The Patchwork Bear, we find antique & vintage quilts that are beyond repair to use and take the usable quilted material to give it new life. Since this is made from a vintage quilt, there will be some wear/abrasion/aging. 

Step 1: Order your keepsake product

Step 2: We email shipping instructions and an order form

After your order is processed, we EMAIL shipping instructions & a printable order form.

(Gift Kits will ship in 2-3 days and include an order form, shipping instructions & mailing bag)

Step 3: Send your clothes to the patchwork bear

All packages sent to us are signed for upon receipt and kept in a safe, indoor location. We know your clothes are irreplaceable and we take great care throughout the process

Step 4: receive your keepsake in just a few weeks. Instant heirloom!

Please allow 4-6 weeks for memory bears & animals; 8-12 weeks for quilts & bags. May take longer during holidays (Oct-Dec). 

CONTACT US if you have a specific deadline or any questions. We can't wait to help you save your memories!

1 Review

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
PATRICIA C. (Chandler, US)
Great Grandchild’s elephant

The elephant is delightful! My first great grandchild is due in October, but we are traveling soon to deliver gifts. The baby’s father is from India where the future expectant parents are living now. If the paperwork goes through, they’ll be in the states and my daughter-in-law will deliver their gifts (providing she can travel with an extra large suitcase).

why us?

Why choose The Patchwork Bear to make your custom keepsake?

The Patchwork Bear has been trusted to turn your favorite clothes into keepsakes since 2005 and understand your clothing is irreplaceable- full of stains and memories. We take the utmost care of your clothes in every step of the process from receiving the clothes, to design, to creation and delivery. 

We know it is difficult to send your clothes away to be cut up, but you can trust that our talented design team will transform them into a keepsake you will love. We get to know you through the clothes you send and our goal is to create custom products from clothing that will bring back happy memories. 

award winning

One of Oprahs's Favorite Things

If OPRAH trusts us, you can too! In 2017, we were thrilled to have our Memory Bear chosen as one of Oprah's Favorite Things. 

Our products have received numerous awards and recognition, notably the Creative Child Product of the Year and Oprah's Favorite Things List. 

The Patchwork Bear x Oprah's Favorite Things