Memory Quilts
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Our lovely Memory Quilts are made from those clothes you have been keeping hold of and can't bear to part with.  They can have up to 45 characters of personalisation embroidery added.  These quilts are a great way to remember so many different stages of life.  They are wonderful snuggly gifts for children to treasure, they can be made from University tops or any kinds of adult and childrens' clothing.   If you want to give one as a gift and can't get hold of the clothes, why not consider one of our lovely gift vouchers or gift sets?

Memory quilts come in cot bed size (105x120cm, £85.00) and single bed size (120x165cm, £115.00) and double (165x165, £175.00).  The quilts are backed and edged with snuggly fleece and filled with nice thick wadding.  We suggest that you send the equivalent of at least 15 baby grows for a cot bed quilt, at least 25 baby grows for a single bed sized quilt or at least 40 for a double, or the equivalent amount in other clothing.

With baby clothing we tend to use each item for two squares - one from the front of the item and one from the back (hence we ask for approximately half as many items of baby clothing than there are squares).  If you want to incorporate more items or don’t want us to use plain patches from the backs of items then please include a note to this effect when you send the clothing in.  The front squares from baby grows will very often incorporate the poppers. Watch our video below for answers to your questions on LKC quilts and blankets.

Once we receive the clothes from you it generally takes about six to eight weeks for us to get your finished item back to you.  If you select our Express Service we can do it in under three weeks.  If there is a special date you need it for please do make a note of this when you send in the clothes.  Please contact us if your order is really urgent (under three weeks).  

If you have got a lot of special requests and additions then, depending on the complexity, we may contact you to request an additional payment to cover the cost of making these.

While all our keepsake items can be machine washed at 40 degrees, we would prefer that they are hand washed and dried naturally. Do not tumble dry. Pattern is by LoveKeepCreate Ltd.  

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We get a lot of questions about the clothing which can be used. This should answer all your questions!

Types of Clothing: We use baby grows as a guide for numbers of items (below) but you can send us pretty much any clothing.  We can work with all kinds of materials - if they are delicate/knitted then sometimes we back them with another fabric for stability. We struggle to work with very chunky knits and we can’t use plastic rainwear or swimwear. On the whole we can do most things, however the wider the variety of fabrics the less ‘uniform’ the finished item will look.

Number of Items: As a guide to what to send in we ask the for equivalent number of babygrows.  This assumes babygrows that are approximately 0-6months. If they are tiny babygrows, vest, tops, trousers etc then they would count as half a babygrow. Equally, if the items are much bigger babygrows, or dresses with quite a bit of fabric to them etc, then you may be able to send less. Generally we would say it is better to send slightly too much than too little. 

Notes: Please do tell us in a note with the clothes which are the favourites, especially if you are sending more than we’ve asked for, so that we can make sure they appear prominently on the finished item. Please do tell us if you want a bit of everything using.  If you don’t, and we don’t need it all, then we will make a decision about what to use and will send back any uncut items. Similarly, it is really important to let us know if you are sending in certain items which are particular favourites, or if you want bits of detailing etc using in a particular way. We will always do our best to adhere to these requests, although it may not always be possible.  

Quality: Obviously the most worn items of clothing are often the favourites and we love these. However, please be aware that the more stretched/worn/washed something is, the more delicate the finished item will be as stitches are more likely to pull into little tiny holes on seams. Also, more won/stretchy fabric tends to look more stretched – obviously! This doesn’t mean it is over-stuffed, it is just a consequence of the fabric. We think it still looks lovely, but you just need to be aware that it may look more different to the pictures on the product pages. There are lots of customer photos on our Facebook page so please do look there for more real life examples. We strongly encourage customers to look at the customer photos  so that you can get a good idea of the variety in appearance of the products. 

Offcuts: We do keep remnants of fabric for a short amount of time after dispatching your order, so if you aren’t happy, or want something back, you need to tell us quickly. Once your order is dispatched then we usually recycle remaining fabric within a few weeks.

How do I send them in? Once you have placed your order you will receive a confirmation email with postage instructions. Please follow the instructions! It is really important to make sure the order reference and a senders address is on the outside of the parcel.

Customer Reviews 5.0 5 5.0/5 Based on 7 reviews Show all reviews

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So happy with my blanket Reviewed by Charmaine on 25 Sep 2018

I ordered the bigger size of blanket as there were so many little items of clothing I wanted to keep from my little girl’s first year. She was born with many complications and each stage and every little development seems etched into the little clothes she wore and even some she never could wear because she was still in hospital. I love it so much and look forward to keeping her warm in it. Wonderful work, thank you!

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Amazing! Reviewed by Michelle l on 27 Mar 2018

Thank you for our lovely quilt which arrived this morning, it’s so nice to see all the babygrows arranged so beautifully on a thick fleecy quilt ????

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Beautiful Quilt! Reviewed by Surrell P on 27 Jul 2017

Thank you so much for the beautiful quilt you made from the babygros my two son's wore. It brought a tear to my eye! My boys are now 7 and 5 and I look forward to lots of snuggles under our quilt now and as the years go by. Such a fantastic idea and I'm really pleased with the result.

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Memory quilt Reviewed by Amanda on 27 Jun 2017

I was given a voucher after my husband died. I decided to have a quilt made using his favourite shirts and jeans. I am absolutely delighted with my new quilt; it's such good quality and so well made. This is something I will treasure forever.

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Rachel C Reviewed by Rachel C on 17 Mar 2017

Thank you for a brilliant memory quilt. My girls are both in their twenties and this has brought a smile to all of our faces. I will use it with love. Excellent quality too.

Delivery Policy

Mainland UK Delivery Rates

Delivery Option Dispatch Time Delivery Time Tracked Signed For Cost
Standard Keepsake Approx 8 weeks from receipt of clothes 24 Hours Yes Yes £7.50
Standard Non-Keepsake 1 - 2 Working Days 2 - 3 Working Days No No £3.50
3 Week Express (Keepsakes Only) Within 3 weeks from receipt of clothes 24 Hours Yes Yes £7.50
1 Week Express (Keepsakes Only) Within 1 week from receipt of clothes 24 Hours Yes Yes £7.50

European Delivery Rates

Delivery Option Dispatch Time Delivery Time Tracked Signed For Cost
Standard Keepsake Approx 8 weeks from receipt of clothes 2 Working Days Yes Yes £20
Standard Non-Keepsake 1 - 3 Working Days 2 - 3 Working Days No No £5
3 Week Express (Keepsakes Only) Within 3 weeks from receipt of clothes 24 Hours Yes Yes £20
1 Week Express (Keepsakes Only) Within 1 week from receipt of clothes 24 Hours Yes Yes £20

Non-Mainland UK and International Delivery

We are able to process orders from non-mainland UK addresses, including the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Ireland and the Channel Islands. Delivery surcharges for the relevant postcodes are calculated at the checkout. 

For more information, please view our full delivery policy here.

Returns Policy

We cannot accept personalised items back unless they are actually faulty. Please note that there is a wide variation in how the keepsakes come out, due to the very different natures of the fabrics we receive and the final item may well not look exactly like the pictures on our product pages. If you are not happy with your order for any reason please get in touch straight away to discuss it.

Non personalised items can be returned in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of delivery. We will then either replace the item or, if you prefer, offer a full refund of the goods less the original delivery charges. All return postage is the responsibility of the purchaser and we recommend that you obtain a proof of postage receipt from the Post Office.

Our return address is:

Unit 8 Burrington Business Park
Burrington Road
Plymouth
PL5 3LX