memory pillow from ties, remembrance pillow from ties, tie memorial pillow, in memory of dad, bereavement gift

$7.00

Shipping to United States: $7.50


This is a wonderful memorial to your snazzy dresser. I convert those ties are converted to a pillow. Ties are an ode to time gone by, I don't think my husband owns one anymore. If your loved one did, let me preserve that memory.

I rarely open and split the ties. The only time it happens is in a tiny fill corner where there might be too much bulk. What this means to you is this is a pillow with some nice weight to it. Ties are interfaced, often with horsehair. The final outcome leaving that in is a nice pillow almost like a tapestry.

I lay a base fabric down and start placing the ties. I alternate the pattern, wide end, skinny end. They are edge stitched together using a zigzag or other decorative stitch, with thread that coordinates with the ties.

Lots of cutting and trimming... then its ready for a back panel and zip in the back. The back panel is plain cotton -- usually black.

Each pillow takes about 6 ties... and there will be repeats, as in the samples.

I love customs! We can use less ties and embroidery a sentiment in the space without ties. This is your tribute to your loved one. I want to make it special.

The last pic is an ornament done with ties. Its a nice small size. I can embroider a monogram on the large center piece.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

2-3 weeks

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Frequently Asked Questions

Wholesale availability

I am very open to wholesale opportunities. I used to be an independent manufacturers rep. I know how wholesale works and how to support a buyer

Custom and personalized orders

Please check your personalization! If I make a mistake I will redo pronto. If you have made an error, I will remake pronto at 50% discount as a courtesy.

I love custom!

My proudest reviews are when customers use my tools to create a OOAK gift. No question or request will go unanswered.

Custom and personalized orders

I love customs! I will never share your photo, but in purchasing from my shop gives me permission to share my own photos.

Tracking an order.

Carrabelle is not responsible for errors made by the United States Post Office. I promise to ship within stated lead time. However, if your item is delayed past an "estimated arrival date" we apologize, but that is something that is outside of our control and recommend that you file a complaint with the USPS.

Tell me about osnaburg

I love using osnaburg fabric. Its a natural heavily woven cotton. It has a nice texture that many compare to linen or burlap. Many of my designs are very dense, and it takes the stitches better than a flat fabric. Sometimes there is a random thread that doesn't take the color or bleach.Just like you'd see in linen or burlap. There aren't a lot of them, sometimes we won't see one in a project, other times you'll get one or two. They are super small, visualize a single thread woven in about an inch of the fabric. The fabric may also have a slub, this is not a snag, with a hole as if you snagged a sweater. Nature doesn't create cotton uniformly and most embrace the organic look. Neither are flaws.

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