Save your favorite baby clothes or hospital blanket by having them made into a custom keepsake memory bear, made to your baby's actual birth weight and length! Our weighted teddy bears make wonderful first birthday keepsakes, Mother's Day gifts, NICU keepsakes or bereavement gifts.
You have four options for your weighted baby memory bear: 1. Extra-small: up to 3 lbs or 1360gm (minimum 10"/26cm length) 2. Small: 3lbs-4lbs15oz or 1361-2239gm 3. Medium: 5lbs-7lbs or 2240-3175gm 4. Large: 7lbs1oz-9lbs15oz or 3176-4530gm
FABRIC REQUIREMENTS Extra-small: minimum 3 newborn sized footed sleepers Small: minimum 4 footed sleepers and/or a blanket Medium: minimum 5 sleepers and/or a blanket Large: minimum 6 footed sleepers, or one blanket and 3 footed sleepers **Please send AT LEAST the minimum amount of fabric required for each keepsake. If a small amount of supplemental fabric is required we can only offer plain white flannel.
We'll use the pattern on your fabric thoughtfully, add a handmade felt nose and safety eyes, and make your bear to your specified weight and length within a 5% margin.
To get your own personalized weighted keepsake bear, just purchase this listing. We'll message our mailing address within 24 hours - mail in your fabric and we'll get started on sewing your bear. Please allow 6-8 weeks after we receive your fabric to complete your weighted bear, up to 10 weeks if your order contains more than 4 items.If you have a deadline, please let us know before purchasing so we can make sure it will get to you in time. We do not return extra fabric from keepsake items unless specifically requested, in which case a $5 flat rate will be billed for the extra shipping and handling. We do not return extra fabric from keepsake items unless specifically requested, in which case a $5 flat rate will be billed for the extra shipping and handling.
All of our keepsake bears are stuffed with hypo-allergenic polyester fill, made here in Canada. Weight is added with high quality poly pellets, glass beads, and/or steel pellets, securely encased in reinforced fabric bean bags.
Nestling Kids keepsake animals are meant for display purposes only. ALLERGY ALERT: Nestling Kids Keepsakes is located in a home with a cozy wood stove and two curious cats.
Questions? Please message before ordering.
**Due to the current pandemic, postal services and couriers worldwide are experiencing record volume and reduced staff levels. While our production time remains steady, shipping times can be delayed. Please check your postal service website for more information.
We have a scheduled shop closure for the week of May 9-15, 2021 and we will not be shipping any orders that week.