Patchwork

A mother's fingers Preserve a special moment Stitching memories

This little bear was made by Laura, my granddaughter’s Mum… her clever fingers creating patchwork bears and keepsake quilts from favourite baby clothes, embroidered with baby’s name. I think it is a lovely idea and a wonderful way to preserve some of those very special memories, don’t you?

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Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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40 Responses to Patchwork

  1. Arts & Rhymes says:

    That is darling and so very creative! I still keep a box of my kids’ baby clothes and they are both in college now… πŸ™‚

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  2. Funny idea πŸ˜€

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  3. Mary Smith says:

    Lovely idea. I didn’t know you were a grandmother!!!

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  4. I love this idea, and it came out beautifully!

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  5. That’s cute. A very good idea, too. If not for the child, then the parents can cherish it.

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  6. How sweet and whimsical. I love this idea! πŸ™‚

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  7. My mom made quilts using all the scraps from clothes she sewed us all our lives. After she died, we enjoyed folding out the quilts and remembering all those outfits. I’ve done wall hangings for children, but really like the keepsake stuffed bear idea. (And parents/grandparent would gladly pay for these delightful creations. Quite beautiful)

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    • Sue Vincent says:

      That’s a lovely memory to have as a keepsake. I still remember the fabric of favourite childhood outfits of my own.
      I agree though.. I think a good few people would be happy to invest in these little bears and quilts.

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  8. That is adorable!

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  9. noelleg44 says:

    Fabulous idea – I have some baby clothes packed away and hope to have a grandchild one of these days.

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  10. That’s not only clever and artistic, but just darling. πŸ™‚

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  11. I have to admit to still having a secret stash of my grown-up children’s baby clothes. Not sure I could bear to cut them up but beautiful idea

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  12. SO Cute!!! Cuddly and squishy!

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  13. Eliza Waters says:

    Very good idea and that little bear is so sweet! I have a box tucked away with little outfits I couldn’t bear to part with, so many sweet memories tied up in them. This might be a way to repurpose them. πŸ™‚

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  14. Beautiful thought and a lovely toy. πŸ™‚

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