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

Bitty Bear

$ 78.00


It's a smaller version of our much loved Patchwork Memory Bear! 

Measuring just 11 inches (vs 17 inches for the Original Memory Bear) this cutie has a soft minky nose, embroidered eyes and perfectly sized to tote around. 

Due to the smaller size of this bear, we do not recommend using clothes with graphics since they will be cut too small and be unreadable. Personalization or add-ons not available on this item.

We use only one article of clothing for your bitty bear but can incorporate more than one for orders of 2 or more bears if requested.

If you have clothes with graphics like t-shirts, please order the ORIGINAL MEMORY BEAR



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!

47 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 47 reviews
Astrid L. (Los Angeles, US)
Grandpa Bitty Bear

I loved using The Patchwork Bear to get keepsakes for my family. Our grandpa passed away in March and some of our family members were unable to travel for the funeral. The bitty bears were created with love and attention and looked beautiful. It was everything we needed to provide us with a small part of our grandpa.

The communication was great and they took great care of the clothes I sent. I was even able to get unused clothes back! I would recommend this service to anyone trying to make a beautiful gift or keepsake to remember a loved one!

Rebecca G. (Las Vegas, US)

Bitty Bear

Joanne D. (Yardley, US)
A Gift from Grammy

My mother passed away in October. I was so happy with the Biity Bears that were made from her clothing. I gave them to her four great grandchildren as Christmas presents from beloved "Grammy". The bears are beautifully made and I would highly recommend doing this, for now the children have this special gift to cherish forever. Thank you, Jen and your wonderful staff for making the bears with love, so that now the kids have something to love for years to come from their great-grandmother. With great appreciation, Joanne DeGoria

Carol R. (Greensboro, US)
Best stuffed bear

This is the best move I made with getting a memory keepsake. They came out so perfect. My granddaughter will love it when she gets here in March ❤️

Janine M. (East Falmouth, US)
Bitty Bear

Simply precious… made from my dad’s shirt for my 4 month old grandson for Christmas ❤️

Bonnie G. (Fairbanks, US)

I was very PLEASED with my bear that you made, when I wrote checking about it a couple of times, you always got back to me. Thank You so much!!!

Tracy F. (Bismarck, US)
Bitty Bear

This company does an outstanding job of capturing memories of a loved one. The quality of work is exceptional. We are absolutely amazed by how beautiful our bears turned out. They will be cherished forever.

M.H. (Bowling Green, US)
Amazing company!!

This company was exceptional to work with! I ordered nine bitty bears and bunnies, nine hearts, and eight birds in total. I pinned detailed notes on certain clothing items. Each item was crafted with intentionality. I appreciate the creativity that was put in as well. Team member, Meghan personally reached out to me to ensure items were crafted as requested. Leftover clothes were nicely folded and placed in a sealed bag with the package containing the bears, bunnies, birds, and hearts. I will upload pictures of bitty bears and bunnies once family members open their gifts at Christmas. These keepsakes are a great way for my family members and I to feel close to our Mother who passed away nearly 6 months ago. Losing our Mother is devastating. Supporting a company who cares about people and memories helps through the grieving process. If you are looking for a way to have a loved ones clothing turned into a memorable keepsake, this is the company to support.

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