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๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Hi, Iโ€™m Holly @thehollydays_
๐Ÿป Memory Bears, Blankets, Cushions & Hearts ๐Ÿ’—
๐Ÿก Based in Hastings, East Sussex
๐ŸŽ€ ORDER BOOK FULL UNTIL SEPTEMBER ๐ŸŽ€

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๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ€ Keepsake memory bear made from special baby grows ๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ€
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White baby grows always make such lovely memory bears & I love the pink & green details on this chap โ˜บ๏ธ How cute is the little tutu on her tummy ๐Ÿ˜
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My order book is now FULL until September, so Iโ€™ve added my September order slots to my website www.handmadebyhollyshop.com ๐Ÿ’–
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It was a busy week of hanging hearts for me last week โ˜บ๏ธ Thank you so much if youโ€™ve ordered thank you teacher ones with me; I almost didnโ€™t offer these this year so Iโ€™m really pleased I did now ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ’•
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A few weeks ago I was asked if I could make a memory bear from a little girls school uniform, to give to her friend before they head off to secondary school ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’™ I think this is such a lovely idea & itโ€™s made me really wish Iโ€™d kept some of my school uniform to make into a bear ๐Ÿ’•
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I made this teddy patchwork using a school dress, polo tshirt, jumper & socks โ˜บ๏ธ She was personalised with a special message on the back: โ€˜where our friendship was made but the memories wonโ€™t fadeโ€™ ๐Ÿ‘ญ
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My July & August order slots are now full, so my September order slots are available on my website www.handmadebyhollyshop.com ๐ŸŽ€
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#memorybear #memorybears #personalisedgifts #handmadewithlove #ukhandmade #sewingbee #sewsewsew #sewersofinstagram #craftersofinstagram #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #supportsmallbusiness #smallbusinesslove #shopsmall #inspiremyinstagram #lovelysquares #chooselovely #thatsdarling #flashesofdelight #myunicornlife #thehappynow #lbloggersuk #homedecor #homesweethome #shabbychic #shabbychichome #bedroomdecor
A set of thank you hearts that I posted yesterday, ready to be given to a little boys teachers on Friday โ˜บ๏ธ These are some of my favourite floral fabrics ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›
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My hanging hearts are ยฃ4 each for one side of writing or ยฃ4.50 each for two sides of writing, + ยฃ2 signed for postage (I can combine the postage if youโ€™re ordering more than one ๐Ÿ’Œ)
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They measure approx 10 cm tall & approx 10 cm wide ๐ŸŽ€
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Eeee here she is! My finished memory bear made from my wedding dress ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ’— She means the absolute world to me, Iโ€™m so happy Iโ€™ve finally made her โ˜บ๏ธ
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Her face is made from the silky base layer of my dress, then half of her tummy/limbs/ear are made from the lace section & the others are made from the tulle fabric that sat over the silk. I finished her with the button section of the lace down her tummy & a little strip of the beads on her ear ๐Ÿ’–
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If youโ€™ve been watching my stories youโ€™ll know how indecisive Iโ€™ve been about which colour ribbon to give her! Iโ€™ve gone with pale pink in the end (hubby had the casting vote & is certain it should be pink!!) which was the colour scheme of our wedding & the colour tie James wore ๐ŸŽ€
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You can swipe across for more photos & to see the personalised message Iโ€™ve chosen for on her back - โ€˜I just want to be by your side for the rest of our livesโ€™ is part of the lyrics from โ€˜Wingsโ€™ by Birdy which is the song I walked down the aisle to ๐Ÿ’•
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I have quite a lot of fabric left so Iโ€™m going to also make myself a cushion, a couple of hanging hearts & another bear which Iโ€™m going to make a little tutu for from the tulle fabric โ˜บ๏ธ
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My wedding dress bear is done!!! Hereโ€™s the moment I cut my dress for anyone who hasnโ€™t seen it on my stories - Iโ€™m not going to lie it was a bit horrible cutting my own dress โœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™ˆ but as soon as Iโ€™d done it I felt soooo happy & knew Iโ€™d done the right thing; I had our wedding music playing whilst I made my teddy & it was such a special & lovely thing to do, itโ€™s made me so happy & I just love her so much ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’— I only cut the bottom of my dress off so I still have most of it left & I might get it altered into a shorter dress for me to wear again ๐Ÿ˜Š Iโ€™ll be sharing the finished bear later on today ๐ŸŽ€
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Eeeek todayโ€™s the day Iโ€™m finally going to turn my wedding dress into a memory bear ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’–
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Iโ€™ve been wanting to do this ever since I started making memory bears shortly after we got married last year, but cutting your wedding dress is obviously a really big thing to do! I realise some people think Iโ€™m mad for doing this, but this bear will mean the absolute world to me & itโ€™s something Iโ€™ve given a lot of thought to ๐ŸŽ€
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Iโ€™m going to share it all on my Instagram stories if you fancy seeing the teddy being made this afternoon, and I think itโ€™ll be a lovely thing for me to have to look back on โ˜บ๏ธ
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I was asked if I could make a patchwork cushion with the left over baby grow fabric to match this memory bear - I love making matching teddy & cushion sets like this โ˜บ๏ธ How beautiful are these baby grows ๐Ÿ˜ The colours & patterns work so well together & I love the butterfly on teddyโ€™s tummy ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™ I thought the little pockets on the cushion could be used for the tooth fairy ๐Ÿ˜Œ
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My memory bears are ยฃ25 (+ postage) & my memory cushions are ยฃ15 (+ postage) - I can combine the postage cost if you order them together ๐Ÿ’Œ
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The teddies measure approx 12 inches tall when they are sitting & approx 10 inches wide from paw to paw ๐Ÿป The cushions measure approx 12-14 inches ๐Ÿ’•
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I can personalise any of my items with a special message (itโ€™s included in the price โ˜บ๏ธ)
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I have a couple of order slots remaining for August which are available on my website www.handmadebyhollyshop.com โญ๏ธ
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Mummy loves me ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’™ I love the whale theme for this little chap & the special message on his back (swipe across for more photos โ˜บ๏ธ)
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My memory bears are ยฃ25 + ยฃ5 signed for postage ๐Ÿ’Œ
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They measure approx 12 inches tall when they are sitting & approx 10 inches wide from paw to paw ๐Ÿ’•
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I can use up to 10 items per bear & you can have a personalised message on the back which can be up to about 15 words ๐ŸŽ€
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I have a couple of order slots remaining for August which are available on my website www.handmadebyhollyshop.com โญ๏ธ
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#memorybear #memorybears #personalisedgifts #handmadewithlove #handmadebyme #ukhandmade #sewingbee #sewsewsew #sewersofinstagram #craftersofinstagram #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #supportsmallbusiness #smallbusinesslove #shopsmall #creativelifehappylife #itsthelittlethings #chooselovely #lovelysquares #inspiremyinstagram #pursuepretty #thatsdarling #myunicornlife #thehappynow #flashesofdelight #nurserydecor #nurserystyle #shabbychichome #homesweethome #lbloggersuk
Beautiful little Belle with her beauty & the beast teddy ๐Ÿ˜ How gorgeous is this photo!!
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Lovely @pearcefamily11 asked if I could make a beauty & the beast themed bear for Belleโ€™s first birthday so I found this lovely fabric, I love it so much โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿป๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’—
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I can source lots of different fabrics for teddies so if you have something in mind please pop me a message ๐ŸŽ€
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This little chap was part of a set I made for a family with some beautiful clothes that belonged to a lovely nanny ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’— I love the buttons on her tummy โ˜บ๏ธ
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I can use up to 10 items in my teddies if youโ€™d like them to be patchwork, but with adult clothing one item is usually enough ๐ŸŽ€
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A little peek at some of the orders on my sewing table this week ๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’ž
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I have two teddies to finish sewing & stuffing tomorrow, then Iโ€™m super excited to enjoy this beautiful weather at the weekend โ˜บ๏ธโ˜€๏ธ although I did give myself a little break from the sewing machine this afternoon & went down to the beach for half an hour; Iโ€™m so lucky to live at the seaside when the weather is like this ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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