Memory Cushion - Tied Knot Design

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Are you still holding on to a loved ones items of clothing and don't know what to do with them? A memorial cushion is such a beautiful way to display them.

We can hand make you a memorial cushion from most fabrics, these examples were was made from a button up cardigan, shirt/blouse or blanket, your item of clothing will need to have long or 3/4 sleeves to create the knot.  You can send us a favourite piece of clothing your loved one used to wear, we will turn it into the perfect keepsake cushion to hug whilst you remember them.

How Does It Work?

Step 1 - Enter your Personalisation in the boxes above.

Step 2 - Click Add to Cart and go through to payment.

Step 3 - You will immediately receive a confirmation email with our mailing address included. Simply package the clothing and send it to our address.

Step 4 - Once your clothing items are received, your memory cushion keepsake will be created with the greatest care and sent back to you within our current turnaround time.

 Required Clothing:

  • A long sleeve shirt, ladies blouse, skirt, blanket or cardigan/jumper in any type of fabric

Materials used:

  • Clothing items you send to us
  • Polyester cotton thread
  • Complimentary polyester fibre cushion insert
  • Patch in a co-ordinating colour to compliment your fabric

Once we have received your clothing items, your finished cushion will be hand made and sent to you in around 8-10 weeks (this occasionally may be longer due to current demand)

In this style of cushion the sleeves of the garment are used for the decorative tie detail on the front. They can be tied to have a bow effect or you can tuck the sleeves behind the draped fabric to achieve the knot design.

The back is buttoned to make it simple to remove the cushion insert for laundering.

Each cushion measures around 17 inches square and include a good quality cushion insert, as well as the option to have a message on the front embroidered onto a light or dark background patch (colour chosen will compliment the fabric sent)

Enter your message when ordering you can choose from our most popular passages (see below), or you can have a custom message written by yourself.

Popular passages we have used recently are: 

This is something

I used to wear, when you hold it, know that I am there.
Love (name)
 

When you need a hug
Hold me tight
I am here
Love (name)

I have an angel
Watching over me
And I call him/her
(Name)



How many items of clothing do I need to send?

This may differ depending on the product you are ordering whether it is an adult bear or a child's clothing keepsake, all the specific details you will need will be contained within the description of the item you are ordering however generally, for memory bears, we recommend using between 6-8 baby grows per bear (3-6 months size or larger) 8-10 grows/vests for newborn size.  We can create an adult bear from one item of clothing or if you would like a more varied pattern then you can send between 2 to 6 items. Please feel free to make notes with the clothes when you send them about which ones are most important to you.

Can I send you more items if I want to?

You can send more if you wish, this could be for either a more varied pattern combination, if you specifically want all the items to be included in your memory keepsake or want a certain item of your clothing to be incorporated. You must specify your requirements or which items you want us to use first within your package when your clothing is sent to us. Any items that are completely unused will be returned to you with your completed order.

What do you do if I send you too many items or not enough?

If you want to send more items that we recommend (6-8 items) please include a note when you send them to let us know which ones you want to be used first. If we are able to incorporate all of your items we will, but any items that are completely unused will be returned to you with your completed order. If you haven’t sent us enough fabric to create your keepsake, we will contact you and and ask you to send us a few more items.

What types of clothing can I send?
We can work with most types of fabric, all except for really thick items such as leather.  All of our bears are lined with interfacing which stabilizes more stretchy fabrics and enables us to create a high quality finish on all of our bears and cushions.

What condition do the clothes need to be in?

The clothing items you send us should be in a good condition that is suitable for cutting out and re-stitching together. If an item is in a bad condition, too worn or unclean and we think may affect the quality of our final product, we will get in contact to discuss further. If you are in any doubt about the condition of an item you want to send us or have any other questions about them please email us at info@lilygracekeepsakes.co.uk to check.

How do I send you the clothing?

Please take care when sending your clothing items please pack them securely ideally in a box or plastic, brown paper does tend to tear in the postal system therefore we don't recommend this type of packaging and please always send by recorded delivery to minimise the chance of loss or any damage. We will also let you know when we have received them, this will be to your email provided when you ordered via our website. If you don’t receive your confirmation email, please contact us to check we've received them.

How long will my order take to arrive?

Once your clothing items are received, your keepsake will be created with the greatest care and sent to you within 10 weeks (this occasionally may be a little longer due to high demand) via recorded delivery. If you need your keepsake item before this time, please let us know in the requirements comments box when placing your order and we will do our best to accommodate your request. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@lilygracekeepsakes.co.uk

Can my child play with the keepsake?

Your keepsake animal is for you and your child to admire and to treasure, however it is made from used clothing items, it cannot be CE tested and therefore it should not be treated as a toy. Some of our bears have moving joints and these are attached with a button and thread and therefore it needs to be treated very carefully. Your child may hold the keepsake to give it a gentle hug, but we advise that they be always supervised whilst doing so.

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MM
03/09/2021
Maxine M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Memorial cushion

Cannot fault Lily Grace Keepsakes, I sent 4 personal items of clothing from my mums wardrobe who we unfortunately lost New Years Day to get made into keepsakes cushions and I must say the service was amazing from start to finish, I was kept informed from when they received garments safely to when items were cut ready to make and I must say I wasn’t disappointed with the end result, they are absolutely beautiful and a lovely way to have something personal made into something special, thank you LILY GRACE for making myself and sisters very happy and keeping mum close to us.

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MF
02/24/2021
margaret f.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
my beautiful cushion

thank you to helen at Lily Grace for another beautiful cushion made from one of my dads jumpers its has pride of place in my lounge thank you so much x

HH
01/16/2021
Helen H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Wow! Absolutely perfect

Wow! I honestly can not express how happy I am with my 3 cushions I ordered to be made from my late Mom’s jumpers. I am just so overwhelmed with how beautiful they are. The care and attention to detail is second to none. Helen has made something so special that will be forever treasured, along with the wonderful memories of our dearest Mom who only passed away in November 2020. I cannot wait to see the faces of the recipients, my niece and sister. I am sure they will be over the moon!!! I honestly can not thank you enough, you have made it possible for us to feel and seek the comfort we need to know she is still here with us, always. THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart

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SB
11/21/2020
Saffron B.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Beautiful and professionally made

Thanks to Lily Grace Keepsakes, I have received a beautiful cushion that has been made to a high standard. The cushion has sentimental value being made from my late grandmother’s bath robe. Absolutely LOVE it and would highly recommend. Thank you once again, S

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AS
10/16/2020
Anna S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Dads cushion

Overall experience was so straight forward from start to finish Helen kept in touch frequently even in these tough times end result could not have been more beautiful. I have another cardi from dad I will be in touch to see if you can do it for Xmas this one will be for my daughter from her grandad Helen you and your team are a godsend x

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KM
09/01/2020
Kenneth M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Delighted

Helen did a wonderful job with my precious item. She has sensitively designed something which is a fitting tribute to my late Gran. I'm enormously grateful. Thank you.

PC
08/11/2020
Paul C.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Memory Cushion

I really cannot recommend Lily Grace Keepsakes enough. From my very first contact, right through to receiving my gorgeous cushion, I was treating with the most amazing customer service. Helen was really helpful, kind and nothing was too much trouble. Please don’t hesitate to use Lily Grace Keepsakes, you won’t be disappointed. We absolutely love our cushion, it’s perfect and we will cherish it for always, thank you again..x

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AF
08/04/2020
Andrea F.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Fantastic in every way from start to finish

So grateful for a wonderful service and a beautiful cushion, with great memories. Thanks so much.

SO
04/16/2020
Sophie O.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Memory cushion

A 5 star service Today I received my beautiful memory cushion made from one of my mums tops. I was worried about ruining it but decided to place my trust in Lily Grace Keepsakes and I’m so glad I did. They emailed me to let me know the clothing arrived safely and then kept me up to date with the process, let me know when it was finished and on it’s way home to me. I cried when I saw it, it’s so precious. It’s beautifully well made and provided such a comfort already! Such a fantastic idea to treasure loved ones clothing. Would 100% recommend and use Lily Grace Keepsakes again. Thank you so much for going above and beyond my expectations xx

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HF
02/29/2020
Helen F.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL

I am absolutely over the moon with my memory cushions. Bought tears to my eyes to see how beautiful they are. Thank you so much for making them special. I will be recommending you to everyone I know, brilliant service. Fantastic thank you so much. Helen Fuller

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ET
10/07/2019
Elaine T.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Precious cushion

Thankyou to Helen and team for creating such a beautiful cushion for my mum, made from her best friend's cardigan. Helen responded to my request immediately and kept me up todate throughout. Cant thank you enough! E x