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Teddy Bears & Teddy Bear Making
Teddy Bear Academy will show you step by step how to make your own teddy bear and more with its unique online teddy bear making video classes taught by a professional teddy bear artist.
Teddies by Laura Lynn - Original handcrafted collectible teddy bears and other soft sculpture art designed and created by Laura Lynn Matthews.
Handmade by Carrie - Artist Carrie Wilmot blogs about her new bears and bear making. Photos of her bears and links to purchase them, etc.
Robsbears - Creator of beautiful, one-of-a-kind, handmade teddy bears. Also does special orders.
Booh Bears - Janice Woodward is the artist of OOAK mohair bears & other critters.
Brotherwood Bears - Beautiful bears from 5" to 18" high, all original and one-offs by designer Sue Brotherwood, made with the finest materials.
Memorial Bears and More by Ruth - Handmade Memorial Teddy Bears, Memory Teddy Bears and Memory Quilts made from your loved ones clothing.
Martha's Bears - Teddy bear artist Martha Burch has been crafting high quality self-designed teddy bears since 1983. Martha will take special orders as well. Martha Burch has used items from CR's Crafts for years and loves the selection and the friendly service.
Imaginary Friends - A Steiff specialist, authorized by Steiff for repair, restoration, and preservation. Also offer buy, sell, trade, and appraise of Steiff and related stuffed toy animals and other related collectibles. Also offering custom-made stuffies made-to-order!
Bearied Treasures by Dolores - Quality-made bears by artist Dolores J. Austin. In making her bears she says, "Things you can't see are the things that make my bears top quality on the inside AND out." From reinforced seams to her signatured heart, detail is given in making each bear.
BrendaBears - Original handcrafted One-of-a-Kind & small limited edition collectible teddy bears by artist Brenda Parker. Each of my bears is lovingly designed and made entirely by me from start to finish. Because they are handmade one at a time, each bear is born with its own personality. No two are exactly alike. I use both machine and hand-stitching in the making of my bears. I strive for perfection in all my creations and use only the finest quality materials.
Teddy Bear Clothes - The best dressed teddy bears know their owners shopped at Teddy Bear Clothes! We offer a large selection of teddy bear clothes and accessories. And we also have some wonderful teddy bears looking for a new home!
Bears by Two Hearts - One-of-a-kind designs by Trish Hansford. All my bears are fully jointed, made with the finest mohair, glass eyes, embroidered/needle felted noses, with special linen paw and foot pads. These bears are for collectors and not intended for children.
Welcome to 'EmBears! Take your time as you browse through my site. The animals pictured here are samples of what I have to offer. If you have a special request, email me and I will see if we can work something out.
Mary Dowd Bears - I love making both modern, whimsical bears and traditional old style teds. My bears range in size from 4" to 26". They are all original designs, fully jointed, and individually hand sewn. I use English or German mohair and either glass or antique boot button eyes. Each bear comes with a sewn in tag and a signed hang tag. Most of my creations are one of a kind.
Elegant Creations - Original handcrafted Artist Teddy Bears by Award Winning Artist, Vicky Lougher. Her bears are internationally known for their sweet expressions and high quality of craftsmanship.
Wilde and Woolly award-winning teddy bears featured in magazines and sold all over the world are available, personalized as one-of-a-kind gifts.
Heir Bears by Jane Woodard - One-of-a-kind artist designed real fur teddy bears created from recycled fur coats. Handmade heirloom quality mink, raccoon, sheared beaver, coyote, curly lamb, muskrat, rabbit and more...teddy bears, bunnies and lions.
Tim Bears are handmade mourning bears made from a loved ones 'special' things to create comfort through loss. Kathy Coll is the creator of Tim Bears and the mother of the original Tim Bear, whom was made in memory of her son Tim.
The Thing About Bears - Sam Glanville, Artist - My bears have been on sale all over the country under the business name “Bears by Sam” which was established back in 1993, later to be renamed “The Thing About Bears”. I get a tremendous amount of enjoyment and satisfaction from making bears and love the idea that one of my creations can make other people smile. I am a firm believer that we do not choose the bear, but the bear chooses us.
Joxy Bears - My name is Jo Symon and I live in a small town on the East Yorkshire coast, England. I have been designing and making bears and dogs since August 2004 and love making each and every one of them. All of my bears, pandas, and dogs are my own original designs and are completely hand sewn by myself in a smoke free environment. They are all single edition ‘one off’ creations.
Babcock Bears are original designed teddy bears created by Pat Berkowitch. They are made from the finest quality materials, mohair, alpaca, and synthetics, with sweet faces, bellies and tails! My website only shows a few of my many bears. Please email me as to the latest creations that ready for adoption! Special orders are welcome!
Bear With Me - Teddy bears, polar bears, and other critters from mohair or acrylic, natural fur bears from recyled fur coats designed and made by Canadian bear artist Gail Hancock. Commissions from your fur coat welcomed.
Little Scruffs of Evesham - Jean Grogan, Artist - Antique style handmade miniature mohair bears are all one-of-a-kind. Also wild and wacky bears and sweet little rats. Wedding bears are a speciality.
Evolution Bears: Where the Love of Teddy Bears Comes to Life! We place antique and vintage bears into new periods of adoption with world wide collectors. We are also able to restore these wonderful creations, in order to prolong their lives and the joy they bring to their owners.
Thelma Craghead, of TC Folk Originals, is a fabric artist specializing in one of a kind collector teddy bears and soft dolls.
Critters Creations offers one-of-a-kind artist designed bears and other critters which are designed and created entirely by me, Linda Hearn. I love to design original, adorable, character bears from mohair, real fur or quality plush fabric ranging from 15" and smaller. All of my creations are artist collectibles and are not suitable for small children. Each bear comes with a signed tush tag, hang tag, Certificate of Authenticity, and a digital ATC (Artist Trading Card).
Shelli Makes - Soft sculpture artist Shelli Quinn creates teddy bears & other cheerful things.
Melanie Jayne is the artist, designer and creator behind Bear Treasures. Each of her bears is made with its own individual personality and loveable charm. All her fully jointed bears are made from mohair, fiber filled with added steel shot for a nice weighty feel, and fitted with glass eyes. Melanie's original collector bears are Todays Modern Bear - Tomorrows Treasure!
Back Road Bears - Daphne Blau brings character and charm to her original designs which come in all shapes, sizes and colors! Whether its a traditional teddy to warm the heart or a colorful character to cheer the soul - come take a stroll along the back roads of New England and meet the bears and other adorable critters just waiting for adoption!
I Love Teddies - Your largest teddy & real bear resource!
Jellybelly Bears - Collectable teddy bears, originally designed and handmade by Australian bear artist Sarah Medina.
Adner Bears are designed and created by award winning teddy bear artist Brenda Desroches. Each bear, ranging from 2" to 27", is entirely handcrafted from her own designs. Miniature bears are made from upholstery fabric. Bigger bears are made from mohair, alpaca or synthetic. Most of her bears are one-of-a-kind, although a few limited editions, and occasionally open editions. Bears 6" and over have a wooden heart, signed and dated by the artist, inserted into their chest before the final opening is closed.
Paws 'N Time - Patricia Woliver, designer & artist of beautiful bears in mohair, recycled fur coats & synthetic furs.
Mohair Bears - OOAK English teddy bears with individuality which only a hand-sewn teddy bear can offer. These unique bears come in many styles and sizes.
Teddy Bear Publications
Teddy Bear and Friends is for anyone interested in teddy bear making and teddy bear collecting. Each publication gives you "News & Views",
"Antique Price Guides", "Collecting Bruins 'n Buddies" and more.
Teddy Bear Times is the only teddy bear publication in the UK--not to mention the only publisher to offer the digital version of the hard copy as well. Great pictures, editorials, and stories make up this amazing magazine. A sister office is located in Kasson, Minnesota.
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