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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Heirloom Bears

These Teddy bears are made from coats that used to belong to a family member.
This is a way to cherish a family member and a memory using their coat and making a Teddy Bear, hence Heirloom Bear! 
I use as much of the coat as possible, bow is from the lining, and this first Bear is wearing a special necklace!
I named her Miss Pauline T. Bear
 This red coat had a great black faux fur collar, I made it fit and added a button from the coat. I added a red heart for the heart of the bear.

This is Miss Miriam T. Bear


  1. I. Am. In. AWE. Of. You.

    These are the most AWESOME bears of all time!!! I love that you made them out of old coats!!!!!!!

  2. Thanks Clytie, so thankful for your comments! In your last comment about the old quilt, you can make pillows out of old quilts they are simple, add vintage lace, buttons, ribbons

  3. Oh, one more thing, make the pillows heart shaped!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Oooooh, I am so very inspired! I often find tattered old quilts (some hand made) at the thrift store outlet ... whose next stop is to be shredded and/or shipped off to who knows where to be destroyed ... and I can't stand to see them go. So I have quite a few stashed away for JUST THIS THING!!!!!!! Thank you!!!!

    By the way ... check out this week's Guest Heart Thursday!


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