Simplicity 5461 Pattern (CRAFT)
InstructionsI saw this done in an antique mall where someone salvaged quilts for Teddy Bears and thought what a great way to pass something on that might have been trashed.
I replaced and re-quilted the shredded backing and batting from a well loved tattered baby quilt for a friend who wanted to pass it on to her grand daughter.
I cut around the wears and tears as best I could and was able to save ...
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Type of item: Toy
Style: Romantic, Cute, Retro / Vintage, Whimsical
I salvaged a raggedy baby quilt.
What was your inspiration?
I saw this for sale in an Antique Mall and remembered the old quilts that I threw out after they were worn to shreds. How I wish I would've thought of this to be able to have saved those memories.
What are you most proud of?
Being able to salvage and reuse a treasured quilt
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Is there a piece of clothing that belonged to a loved one you would be comforted by turning into a bear?Consider those favored Logo TShirts or worn out clothing to make a rememberance Bear.