Bereavement Bear

$ 120.00

We know it's hard to lose a loved one. Now you can have them back in your arms with a bereavement bear made from their clothes.

Perfect for when you want a dignified way to remember her in a favorite dress, the t-shirts that were so him, or the uniform they proudly wore to work every day, turn their clothing into a Bereavement Bear.

With careful attention to detail and quality workmanship, you can trust your loved ones clothes with the team here at The Patchwork Bear. Every stitch is sewn with love & respect, and we hope each bear we make for you brings comfort and happy memories for your entire family.

Your finished bereavement bear measures a perfectly huggable 17 inches tall and features embroidered eyes and nose for added charm and safety.

HOW IT WORKS

  1. Place your order today!
  2. We email shipping instructions and a printable order form 
  3. Send us: 1-2 adult (or 4-8 child) size clothes with the order form
  4. In about 4-6 weeks, you'll receive a memory bear made entirely from the clothes you sent. 

WHY CHOOSE US

  • We are the ORIGINAL memory bear company, started in 2003 with the goal of saving your memories by up-cyling favorite clothes. You can trust our experience, talent and heart when it comes to saving your memories. 
  • Your clothes are received and signed for by a real person, not left outside by shipping carriers with the threat of weather damage or theft
  • We have a professional sewing studio with a small, talented team of designers and makers who share the joy of creating keepsakes for you
  • We encourage your design input and requests and love to hear stories about the memories made in the clothes you send.
  • We are one of Oprah's Favorite Things and Creative Child Magazine's Product of the Year

 

This bear DOES NOT include personalization. Please order HERE if you would like the feet personalized (or you can ADD-ON custom personalization on the bear's chest and/or feet).

 

**If you would like to give a Memory Bear as a gift, please order our Memory Bear Gift Kit. (It's the same as this memory bear, just packaged for gift giving!)

Contact us for a discount on 5 or more memory bears.

 

 

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Susan P.
Perfect Memory

I wasn’t sure what to expect with my 2 bears 🐻 and I Love them! I’m going to order 3 more. 🤗🙏

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CYNTHIA H.
David's Bear

I was so pleased with my Bereavement Bear. It was made up of my husband David's rugby shirt and the t-shirt that he took all his chemotherapy treatments in. It has brought me so much comfort. I find myself hugging it everyday. Thank you for a wonderful keepsake.

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Amy P.
So Grateful

We ordered five bears made out of my dad’s shirts after he passed away and they all came out perfect. Thank you so much!

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Veronica S.
Less heartache

I received my memory beard and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart offering these kind of services to help with grieving.I love that we don’t have to get rid of loved ones clothing we can recycle them.My father passed away from pneumonia while being in the hospital unable to see him due to Covid lockdown with this bear makes my heart ache a little less.

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Joy S.

MY SPECIAL BEAR EN ROUTE TO YOU FOR COMPLETION -
ADDITION OF "PERSONAL" INFO TO BE ON HIM - CANNOT WAIT TO SEE HIM FINISHED !