This site has limited support for your browser. We recommend switching to Edge, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.

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

JULY 11: Memory Bird Open Workshop

$ 20.00

It's Christmas in July at The Patchwork Bear! Bring your clothes and we'll design memory bird ornaments.

This will be an open workshop day from 1-4pm. Stop in during this time with your clothes and we'll be here to help you design your birds. No experience necessary. Depending on ability level, you can sew your bird ornaments on your own or let us sew them for you.  

Cost: $20 per bird

When: Thursday, July 13th

Time: anytime between 4-7pm

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 the bird pattern size, so choose accordingly.


Photos: A memory bird workshop held at Good Grief, Princeton NJ. If you would like to host your own workshop, please contact us.

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!

Add a review

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review

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