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

design your own mini memory bear at the patchwork bear studio

JUNE 29: Design Your Own BITTY BEAR

$ 50.00


Come in and and design your own Mini Memory Bear!

No sewing experience necessary. Just bring one or two articles of clothing and we'll show you how to prep your clothes, design and cut the patterns in a low stress, high fun environment. 

If time permits, you can sew your bear in the studio (instructions will be provided) or we'll do the sewing for you!

Space is very limited, sign up today to secure your spot

Cost: $50 for a bitty bear

When: Saturday, June 29th 

Time: 1-3:30pm

Where: The Patchwork Bear Studio: 20 South Main St, Pennington NJ 08534

What to bring: 1-2 articles of clothing. Clothes with large graphics/designs will probably be cropped due to small pattern size, so choose accordingly.

  • BEST TYPE OF CLOTHES: cotton, cotton blend, t-shirts, pants
  • DO NOT BRING: thick or bulky clothing, sweaters, costumes or evening wear, swimwear or underwear (no undies!)


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!

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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