Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Granddad's Memory Pillow

If you've been a reader here for more than a year or so, you may remember that my Granddad passed away last April.  After our family members had a chance to get the things that were most meaningful to them, there were still quite a few pieces of clothing that Granddad wore often, so I've been gradually turning them into keepsakes for various family members.  Last Christmas I made some of his old boot socks into some fun Sock Snowmen (Tutorial here).

Then I made most of his Western shirts into Memory Quilts for my Nana, Mom, and Uncle for Christmas.

And just recently, I turned one of his favorite flannel jackets into a Memory Pillow for Nana.  It was really easy to.

All you'll need is:

 And for the full tutorial, you can see my Granddad's Memory Pillow on the Fairfield World Blog.

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  1. The pillow is beautiful Polly, and Nana will love it. I am so glad you decided not to wash the fabric. Smell is the sense most closely associated with memory…this is perfect for so many reasons.

  2. A lovely idea! Not only a sweet way to remember someone you cherish, but very practical too!

  3. This is beautiful. What a wonderful thought. I'm sure your Nana will love it

    Best Wishes

    Sarah @ EDEA Smith


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