Custom Heirloom Gifts from Your Garments

We offer a variety of gift items made from much loved clothing, wedding dresses and fur coats.  We have organized these items in the following categories. Just click on them to go to the page where you can find options, pricing and ordering information

Bridal Gifts

Most people send us a wedding dress to make special gifts for the bride. However, if you have something borrowed, something blue or just something special that made just from you into a keepsake for the bride or groom.  We are here to make these for you. 

Handkerchiefs / Pocket Squares $38

Handkerchiefs made from mom’s wedding dress make a lovely gift for the bride or groom.  They are also a way to give your son / grandson something from your dress for his wedding day.  We have even made kerchiefs that were put into shadow boxes as a decorative gift that could be taken out and used by a future generation.

Ring Pillows $65

Ring pillows are a great gift for sons, daughters-in-law or to set aside for when that little one has grown up and is getting ready to be married.  They are also just a nice way to share an heirloom wedding dress with multiple heirs. 

Wedding Garter $45

Use the lace from a veil or wedding dress or special garment to have us make a lovely garter for the bride to wear on her special day. We can create a custom wedding garter from any clothing that has meaning to you.

Bouquet Sash or Wrap $55

A little something old to wrap around the bride’s flora bouquet.  We can create a lovely bouquet sash from your wedding dress or any other heirloom that has special significance to the bride.

Veil $85 – $150

We can re-create an original veil or create a new one from the materials of your wedding dress and veil or even create one from our own materials to match a communion gown we make from your wedding dress.

Curvy Purse $85

This is a cute purse makes an awesome addition to our heirloom gifts work.  It has a back-zip pocket and large center holder with pockets, closed with a magnetic snap and a front pocket. The front pocket gives us a place to use embroidery, bead work or lace.

Clutch $85

A simple clutch is an elegant touch for that special event. This cute little clutch has a magnetic snap closure and ample room inside for those necessities. We try to use whatever bead work or lace is available to make it sparkle.

Jewelry Pouch $40

A great keepsake for a young girl, a godmother, or a future bride.  We make a simple, draw-string pouch that can hold make-up or jewelry on a special occasion (weddings, communions, christenings) and can be used to store special items afterward.

Each pouch is custom made from the materials you send us. We can add our own embellishment only if you want though. The final pouch stands about 6″- 7″ making it a nice little holder for jewelry or make-up for that special occasion.  It has a snap closure with a pull ribbon that acts as a wrist strap.

Zippered Pouch $40

Use this really simple yet cute zippered pouch for storage and as a keepsake.  Our zippered pouch makes a lovely gift for the bride or for any family member that could use a way to keep special items from lingerie to photographs.

Pillows and pillow shams


Pillows and pillow shams made from shirts and clothing, are both decorative and huggable.  A patchwork pillow made from a loved one’s clothing can be a way to help someone deal with their loss.  Or, if you want to share an old quilt or family blanket that the kids used to make forts under the table with, we can turn it into pillows so that each has a piece of that special memory.  

Standard Patchwork Pillow $45

Our standard Pillow can use several pieces of clothing, or we can simply make squares of one material.  They run about 14″-15″ square unless you ask for a specific size. 

Decorative Pillow $65 & Decorative Fur Pillow $85

Our Decorative Pillow assumes special quilting techniques and custom design or hand work to apply ornamentation like beads or buttons from a wedding dress. We also consider any pillow made from a fur garment to be a decorative pillow because of the work involved in making them.  Our Decorative pillows run about 14″-15″ square unless you ask for a specific size.

Ring Pillows $65

Ring pillows are a great gift for sons, daughters-in-law or to set aside for when that little one has grown up and is getting ready to be married.  They are also just a nice way to share an heirloom wedding dress with multiple heirs. 

Tooth Fairy Pillow $25

A Simple pillow shaped like a tooth with wings and a little pocket with snap closure.  It has a ribbon loop to hang on a doorknob or bed post.

Pillow Shams

If you are looking for a keepsake gift, we can make a patchwork or decorative pillow sham instead of a pillow. Pillow shams are durable, easier to clean and easy to store for passing on from generation to generation. These are the shams only. The pillow or pillow form is not included.

Fits 14″ x 14″ pillow form: $65 ea for fabric, $85 ea for fur
Standard Pillow Case Size: $75 ea for fabric, $95 for fur
Queen Pillow Case Size: $95 ea for fabric, $115 for fur
King Pillow Case Size: $110 ea for fabric, $130 for fur

Quilting & Patchwork Gifts

We can work with just about any fabric.  However, there are some price considerations based on what type of garment you want turned into a blanket/quilt. Our basic prices are for shirt clothing (t-shirts, button down shirts). There is a higher price charged for wedding dresses, military uniforms and thicker garments like hoodies:

Wedding Dresses


Wedding dress materials are not made for quilting and often not only need to be treated differently, but they are often used in a several layers to account for lace, mesh, translucent fabrics, slippery fabrics etc.

Military Uniforms 


Military uniforms are extremely time consuming to deconstruct. They have lots of pockets and seams than need to be removed and opened to get the fabric flat enough to work with. 

Thick clothing and Hoodies


Hoodies and sweatshirts and jackets can actually be turned into blankets, but they are thick and the blankets can be a bit more like a heavy throw. Because of the thickness, they are much harder to work with than other types of clothing.

Quilts take a considerable amount of time, so we have to be able to adjust our schedule to make one.

Baby Blankets & Crib Quilts

Having a baby blanket made from a late loved one’s clothing, wedding dress or military uniform can be a beautiful gift and a way to include the memory of that loved one with the coming of a new generation. Wedding dress materials are not fire-safety tested so these blankets are more decorative and shouldn’t be used for baby to sleep with unsupervised.

For a Baby Blanket (36″ x 48″)

Made from general clothing (baby clothes, t-shirts, pants etc.) I charge $245

Made from heavy clothing, wedding dresses or military uniforms I charge $285

For a Crib Quilt (42″ x 54″).

Made from general clothing (baby clothes, t-shirts, pants etc.) I charge $285

Made from heavy clothing, wedding dresses or military uniforms I charge $325

Larger Memory Blankets

A Memory Blanket can be a lovely way to wrap up in the memory of someone you have lost and want to feel close to or a great way to preserve the memories in all those old t-shirts

For a Lap Quilt Size (54″ x 70″)

Made from T-shirts or standard clothing – $350

Made from heavy clothing, wedding dresses or military uniforms – $400

For a Twin Quilt Size (54″ x 90″)

Made from T-shirts or standard clothing – $475

Made from heavy clothing, wedding dresses or military uniforms – $520

Shipping is an additional $45 – $50.

We usually take a limited number of orders for larger memory blankets.

Wall Hangings & Table Runners

We have made a lot of decorative Wall Hangings, and feel it is an interesting way to keep and display the materials from one or several garments. We like working on them because every item we create is a challenge.  However, it is also exceedingly difficult to price this service up front because we consider each one an individual textile art piece.  Our Fabric Wall Hanging pricing is based on either a flat, patchwork and applique or a 3-D sculpture.

For a Flat / Applique design Fabric Wall Hanging we charge

$155 for an 18″ x 24″ rectangle

$195 for a 36″ x 24″ rectangle

$215 for a 36″ square.

For a 3-D Sculptured design we charge

$195 for an 18″ x 24″ rectangle

$235 for a 36″ x 24″ rectangle

$265 for a 36″ square

Fur Throws 

Fur throws are a lot more difficult to make than most people realize.  Fur cut and sewn for a coat or stole is on an angle and cutting it into squares or rectangles does not look that good.  So, arranging the fur in a way that looks good takes a lot of work. Most full-length coats can get a small throw.  If you have a jacket, the fur will need to be augmented to get such a throw and we would want to discuss the kind of fur(s) before giving an estimate.

As a guide we charge $325 for a small, plain throw (36″ x 48″).

We will only be able to give you and exact price after further discussion.

If you have several furs and would like a picture wall hanging or throw made like the wolf one shown in our gallery, they start at $850. We can augment your fur with a variety of types and colors to achieve a picture effect.  Call or email us to discuss how we can make a beautiful display piece from your fur.

Christmas Tree Skirts

What better way to share a heirloom wedding dress with multiple adult children than by having it turned into Christmas tree skirts.  Every year, this special heirloom is not only beautiful, but meaningful. We can use your garments to make unique Christmas tree skirts. Tree skirts come in the following sizes and prices:

24″ across = $140 each

36″ across = $215 each

48″ across = $245 each

52″ across = $305 each

60″ across = $355 each

Shipping is $25 for the first skirt and $15 for each additional. Our measurements are based on measuring across the full circle from edge to edge. So, the measurement from the tree trunk to the outer edge of the skirt would be approximately half of the total measurement. This means a 48″ skirt measures 24″ all the way around from the trunk.

Fur Keepsakes

Friendship Bears $75 each (Minimum order of 4)

We call these our keepsake “Friendship Bears”.  They are about 9″-10″ tall.  Made in fur, they are a cute little keepsake.

Each Friendship Bear comes with shoe-button acrylic black eyes and a plastic nose with a ribbon on the neck.  Sorry, we cannot offer a choice in eye color. You can specify a general color for the ribbon we will get as close as we can but we hold a limited selection of colors (green, red, blue, yellow, purple, pink, silver-grey, wine).

$75 each (plus shipping)

Shipping is $10 for the first bear and $6 for each additional

NOTE: We can only make these out of relatively light weight furs like mink, beaver, muskrat, ermine, martin and some types of fox.  We CANNOT make these from mouton, seal, Persian lamb or most faux fur coats because the hide or material is too dense to turn at such a small size.

Fur Ball Ornaments $40 each (Minimum order of 4)

These are fun little keepsakes that can be used as actual ornaments or just a tactile ball so that each family member has a bit of the family heirloom fur.  They are about 4″ in size and come with a color ribbon. You can specify a general color for the ribbon we will get as close as we can, but we hold a limited selection of colors (green, red, blue, yellow, purple, pink, silver-grey, wine).

$40 each (plus shipping)

Shipping is $10 for the first ball and $6 for each additional

NOTE: We can only make these out of relatively light weight furs like mink, beaver, muskrat, ermine, martin and some types of fox.  We CAN’T make these from mouton, seal, Persian lamb or most faux fur coats because the hide or material is too dense to turn at such a small size.

Fur Pin $35 each (Minimum order of 4)

These are a little fashion statement that can be attached to a coat lapel, a hat or even just worn as a brooch. They are about 2.5″-3″ in size and we will add a little bling at the center to keep the glam up.

$35 each (plus shipping)
Shipping is $10 for the first Pin and $6 for each additional

NOTE: These work best with relatively light weight fur/s but we can try our very best to work around heavier fur as well if that’s what you have.

Christmas Gifts

From Christmas stockings to tree skirts, we can create heirloom items from your garments that the whole family can share for generations. 

Stockings $95

Include your loved one in your holiday celebration by having stockings made from their clothing for every member of the family. We offer a roomy 18″ patchwork stocking.  You can have them all the same or each different. 


Christmas Ornaments $35 – $45

Christmas ornaments make lovely family gifts and we can use your wedding dress or any special garment to make pretty keepsakes for family members.  Each ornament is hand-made, and we try to incorporate whatever ornamentation we can from the original garment.  We currently offer a couple of styles to choose from:

Victorian Ball $45

Our Victorian ball works best for garments made of light and flowing materials like organza and lace and very light satin.  We wrap fabrics around a foam ball and use any lace, ribbon, buttons or bead work to embellish it.

Poinsettia Ball $55

Our poinsettia ball works well with heavier fabrics like heavy satin, cottons and polyesters. We can use more than one garment to create contrast.

Angel Ornament $55

Our little primitive angel ornament has a head but no features and is a very simplified angel compared to our Tree topper angel.  However, they don’t take a lot of fabric so we can man quite a few of these from remnant pieces.  We can do these with a pre-made porcelain head as well.

Ball $35

Our ball ornament is a ball made of fabric and stuffed and decorated.  It works well with both heavy and light fabrics and we make them from any kind of garment, not just wedding dresses. 

Tree Topper Angels $135

We can take some of your wedding dress (or favorite garment) and turn it into a Christmas Angel Tree Topper. They run from 10″-13″ tall. Unfortunately, we have a challenge consistently finding the same pre-purchased ceramic heads and hands.  The styles available change so we cannot guarantee a specific look.  We can change the hair color so you can choose from blonde, black, brown, or reddish brown.  It takes about a 24″ x 36″ piece of fabric plus some of the embellishments that you might want included.

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