Our lovely Luxury Memory Quilts are a stunning and timeless way to treasure your beloved old clothes. Made using traditional quilting methods they take the most cherished of your little one's old clothes or any of the beloved old items you can't bear to part with. They can have up to 45 characters of personalisation embroidery added. 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?
The Quilts are triple stitched and filled with nice thick wadding. We supply plenty of different colours for the Bias Binding around the edge so if you have a preference of what colour you would like, just let us know. As they have a narrower border than the normal quilts and blankets we do need more clothes. Please do have a look at the clothing tab above for more information about what we recommend or watch our video below for answers to your questions on LKC blankets and quilts.
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.
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.
You can provide the edging material yourself or we can use our own 100% White Cotton (the same as the backing material). 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.
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 Reviews5.05 5.0/5 Based on 21 reviewsShow all reviews
Outstanding!Reviewed by Djwallis44 on 11 Jul 2021
I ordered a Luxury Double Memory Quilt, which arrived today. We are absolutely delighted with both the quilt and the whole experience. I did not send any specific instructions regarding exactly which pieces / which areas of each piece to use, so was delighted to see that they chose to include pockets, buttons, and other striking parts. Thank you so much. I will treasure this as our now-7-year-old daughter grows up.
More wonderful than I ever imagined!Reviewed by Vicky.burton on 07 Jul 2021
Handing over my babies clothes after keeping them for so long (my daughter is now 7!) was tougher than I thought! I agonised and debated what to send off so much before finally going for it. Eight weeks later I received my quilt and it genuinely bought a tear to my eye. It was the best thing I could have done with baby clothes full of memories. I can’t fault the quilt at all, it’s beautifully made and the distribution of patterns and coloured patchwork looks better than I could ever have hoped for. So I’d thoroughly recommend everyone to go for it. Thank you LoveKeepCreate, it’s perfect.
Even better than I hoped forReviewed by Amyobrien1 on 02 Jul 2021
I sent my husbands clothes to be made into a blanket and I hoped it would be nice but it came and it was 1000 times more than I could have hoped for. The quality and work is perfect and it is such an amazing item to own. Far better than drawers full of clothes. Thank you so so much
Very HappyReviewed by Hpjwheel on 17 May 2021
What can I say. Absolutely delighted with this. I had a deluxe quilt and memory blanket made with the memory of my husband Paul. The minute you look at them you feel him through the segments of his most loved clothes. I think this is a lovely way to keep a loved one close by. Thanks you lovekeepcreate. Will be using again
So delighted with my quilt!Reviewed by Hannahwhite on 08 Apr 2021
I cannot tell you how delighted I am with my quilt which is in pride of place on my bed. Every time I look at it I remember some occasion when one of my three children wore the baby clothes it is made of. So much better than having them stuffed away in a box in a cupboard and never looked at! The kids are also fascinated by it. I have recommended you to all my friends!
Mainland UK Delivery Rates
|Delivery Option||Dispatch Time||Delivery Time||Tracked||Signed For||Cost|
|Standard Keepsake||Approx 6 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||£20.00|
|1 Week Express (Keepsakes Only)||Within 5 working days from receipt of clothes||24 Hours||Yes||Yes||£30.00|
European Delivery Rates
|Delivery Option||Dispatch Time||Delivery Time||Tracked||Signed For||Cost|
|Standard Keepsake||Approx 6 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 5 working days 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.
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