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Standard (90x105cm)
Large (105x120cm)
Single Bed (120x165cm)
Double Bed (165x165cm)
King Bed Size (210x180cm)
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Cream
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Baby Blue
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Royal Blue
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Navy Blue
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Light Pink
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Grey
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Silver
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Clear Selection
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No thanks
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Yes please, one square
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Yes please, two squares
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Clear Selection
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Pale Pink
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Pink
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Pale Blue
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Blue
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Dark Blue
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Grey
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Red
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Purple
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If you'd like to buy this keepsake as a gift for someone, simply fill out the fields below and then checkout as usual, adding their address for delivery.

We'll then send an email to the recipient, letting them know they've received a gift and providing details on how they can send their clothes to us.

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Description

Our lovely memory blankets are made from the most cherished of your little one's old clothes and are a great way to remember your child's baby years. As well as being great for remembering childhood, they make equally lovely keepsakes when using adult clothing.

Handmade by our small team, we do our best to incorporate all of the special parts of the clothing your submit so that you receive a memory blanket that you're delighted with. Backed and edged with lovely snuggly fleece fabric, they're perfect for cuddling up to and will be a treasured keepsake for years to come. We generally use cream for girl's blankets and light blue for boy's blanket as we find this compliments the general colours of the clothing. However, we can also use light pink so please let us know when ordering what you'd prefer.

Sizes

  • Standard (90cm x 105cm) - 20 squares. We suggest you send at least 10 baby grows, or 5 items of adult clothing.
  • Large (105cm x 120cm) - 30 squares. We suggest you send at least 15 baby grows, or 6 items of adult clothing.
  • Single bed (120cm x 165cm) - 54 squares. We suggest you send at least 27 baby grows, or 10 items of adult clothing.
  • Double bed (165cm x 165cm) - 81 squares. We suggest you send at least 42 baby grows, or 15 items of adult clothing.
  • King size (180cm x 210cm) - 120 squares. We suggest you send at least 60 baby grows, or 20 items of adult 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). The front squares from baby grows will very often incorporate the poppers. If you want to incorporate more items or don’t want us to use plain patches from the backs of items, then please let us know in the Special Instructions at the checkout or in a note with your order.

While our keepsakes can be machine washed at 40 degrees, we would recommend that they are hand washed and dried naturally. Do not tumble dry.

More Details & How It Works

Once you’ve placed your order, you’ll receive an email telling you how to send us your clothes. Once we receive your clothes, it takes approximately eight weeks to get your finished keepsake back to you, unless you choose one of our Express Options at the checkout - we can make them in as little as one week. If there is a special date you need it for, please do make a note of this when you checkout or send in the clothes.

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.  

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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 Reviews5.05 5.0/5 Based on 100 reviewsShow all reviews

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unbelievableReviewed by Kerryrdn on 24 Nov 2021

when you lose a loved one knowing what to do with their clothes is very difficult, its emotional and scary to part with their things, but love keep create have been absolutely amazing, I sent of three sets of my mums clothes to have 3 blankets made for my self and siblings. I sent specific instructions for each item. i was blown away and really impressed with the items returned, the quality of the blankets are lovely, the care and attention paid is second to non. it was very emotional receiving the blankets back and it meant so much to me and my brother and sister to receive such high quality products, that we can cherish for ever. i cant thank the team at love keep create enough.

5

beautiful blanketReviewed by Katestella222 on 16 Nov 2021

I really loved receiving the blanket which captured all the lovely parts of the baby clothes we will always remember- a lovely thing to keep forever and done to a high standard

5

Absolutely WonderfulReviewed by Cosypalmer on 13 Nov 2021

I had a memory blanket made with my late husband's favourite summer shirts. It's perfect in every way, Great design made with the patterned shirts, and a pocket detail which I love. A perfect item to treasure.

5

Absolutely amazingReviewed by Aileen_shaw on 12 Nov 2021

I love our memory blanket. Totally amazed by how much detail you managed to retain from the items of clothing I sent in. You have captured all the lovely details eg the dungaree straps and buttons and all the little embroidered motifs. The quality of your work is outstanding. I’m actually quite emotional seeing all the memories of my children from when they were babies captured in one blanket. Thank you so much for taking so much care over it.

5

A beautiful meaningful piece to remember my children's baby yearsReviewed by Sophie_sturt on 04 Nov 2021

I'm delighted with my memory blanket - it has taken me years of dithering about what to do with old bags of baby clothes I couldn't bear to get rid of, but now I have a really meaningful piece to remember those times by. I have now sent the rest of the baby clothes to baby charities so they can be used and enjoyed by other families.

Delivery Policy

Mainland UK Delivery Rates

Delivery OptionDispatch TimeDelivery TimeTrackedSigned ForCost
Standard KeepsakeApprox 6 weeks from receipt of clothes24 HoursYesYes£7.50
Standard Non-Keepsake1 - 2 Working Days2 - 3 Working DaysNoNo£3.50
3 Week Express (Keepsakes Only)Within 3 weeks from receipt of clothes24 HoursYesYes£20.00
1 Week Express (Keepsakes Only)Within 5 working days from receipt of clothes24 HoursYesYes£30.00

European Delivery Rates

Delivery OptionDispatch TimeDelivery TimeTrackedSigned ForCost
Standard KeepsakeApprox 6 weeks from receipt of clothes2 Working DaysYesYes£20
Standard Non-Keepsake1 - 3 Working Days2 - 3 Working DaysNoNo£5
3 Week Express (Keepsakes Only)Within 3 weeks from receipt of clothes24 HoursYesYes£20
1 Week Express (Keepsakes Only)Within 5 working days from receipt of clothes24 HoursYesYes£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

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