Date: 05-09-2006, 09:27 AM (1 of 5)
I love this story. It is an excellent idea this dear lady has gone forward with.
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Date: 05-09-2006, 09:22 PM (2 of 5)
What a beautful thing to be doing. I wish there were pictures attached of her work. It would have been nice to see some of the bears.
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Date: 05-10-2006, 10:01 PM (3 of 5)
that's a wonderful story. i was also thinking it would be great to see photos of some of the bears....
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Date: 05-14-2006, 02:01 PM (4 of 5)
What a great idea! I have some gorgeous embroidered fabic left from Katies wedding dress that I wanted me make as a keepsake for her - I would never have thought of making a bear! I was thinking of a cushion cover but that would get too easily grubby - now I am thinking outside of the box...
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Date: 05-14-2006, 05:29 PM (5 of 5)
One of my co-workers makes these 'memory bears' and had started doing them out of a favorite piece of the deceased's clothing for the family members. I got the idea that I'd love one done for my daughter out of the wedding dress fabric and got her to make one up then I dressed it in a veil and made a sash for it, plus a bouquet. Now she's doing all sorts of bears, not just the original ones. It's a great keepsake, that's for sure.
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