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Teddy Bears & Teddy Bear Making
Bear's Den Teddies & Friends - Original designed one-of-a-kind teddy bear, rabbits and more by Julia Lewis. Using my own designs, creating Friends, with a theme in mind. All are fully jointed. Traditional and non-traditional materials are used. Most include their own custom designed carrying box. They are not intended for children. Many of the bears shown on the site have already gone to new homes. I also do custom orders.
Handmade by Carrie - Artist Carrie Wilmot blogs about her new bears and bear making. Photos of her bears and links to purchase them, etc.
Betsky Bears are handcrafted teddy bears made with the finest materials to ensure quality and most importantly softness. Each bear is made with special attention and love which creates individual personality to each Betsky bear. Every bear makes a wonderful friend and they are waiting to be adopted by a great family.
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.
E.M. Bears - Artist Eunice Marshall creates OOAK beautifully handcrafted bears & friends for adult collectors. Restoration work is also undertaken.
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.
Ruths Bears - I design and hand sew all my bears. They are all one-of-a-kind, made with lots of loving stitches because they truly are a passion of mine and a labor of love for me. Each one has a character all of its own and because they are hand sewn you are truly getting an original each and every time.
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.
Give A Bear A Hug - I am a self taught bear maker. All of my bears are handmade, fully jointed, and a lot of love goes into each and every one of them. A lot of my bears are made for collectors, but I will also make child safe bears which are great for a baby shower, Christmas, or birthday gift. All of the patterns I use are original, designed by me.
Auntie Diane's Memory Bears - My business is designing Memory Bears from a favorite piece of clothing, security blanket, etc. I want you to have a "memory you can hold on to". You can view some of the Memory Bears I've created. Orders may be placed on my website.
Bear Bottom Heirloom Bears - Collectible Mohair Teddy Bears, lovingly created from the imagination of award winnning Canadian artist Gail Griffiths. I have been making bears since 1994. Check out my website for a sampling of my work. Orders filled promptly.
The Serendipity Collection - A large range of patterns designed by Adele Rowe, Wee Paws and Dizzy Bears
EJ's Crafts - Orginial designed bears, dolls and hand puppets. Also have bunnies, dogs, and much more.
Teddy Bears - Teddy bears & toys for kids
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.
Born Again Bears - Makes heirloom, one-of-a-kind Teddy Bears and other critters from recycled furs and other fabrics. Also does stuffed animal repairs and rejuvenations.
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.
Create Treasures - Heirloom quality teddy bears made from your lost loved ones clothing. Why pack those memories away in a box when you can turn them into embraceable memories to bring you years of comfort.
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.
Sunnie Bears - One-of-a-kind soft sculpture mohair teddy bears and other critters that tug at your heart by award winning artist, Sonya Shaw. Sizes from 6-36 inches at affordable prices. Custom orders always welcome!
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.
Anduin's Bears by Skipper - All of my bears are from my own designs. I enjoy watching a sweet bear's face come to life out of a piece of beautiful mohair. Each of my bears are one-of-a-kind and come from a smoke free home.
Valewood Bears by Pauline Wood - I make one-of-a-kind mohair collector bears & bunnies from my own pattern designs. They are traditionally jointed, dressed or undressed and range from 2 to 16 inches high. I also design a range of clothing for bears knitted or crocheted from pure wool or cotton yarn.
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!
Bairds Bears - Original handmade vintage style teddies, as well as realistic bears, rabbits, mice, and raccoons by Eileen Baird, crafted in mohair, recycled fur, and imported synthetics. Baird's Bears are designed for the adult collector, but childsafe versions are available on request.
Tenderheart Teddies - Mohair teddy bears and other critters made from original designs by Cathy Knapp.
Nioka Bears - Wonderful artist bears designed and handcrafted by Australian bear artist Christine Welsh. Christine specializes in one-of-a-kind bears as well as an ever growing range of artist bear patterns for the beginner through advanced bear maker, all of which are available as a download or in regular printed format!
Martha's Bears - Artist designed and crafted teddy bears. Custom orders encouraged.
Swan Valley Bears - Soft sculpture artist Patty Barone of Swan Valley Bears has been creating teddy bears and friends since 1986. You will find sweet heirloom quality mohair teddy bears and friends as well as needlefelted critters in traditional and vintage styles.
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.
Luvy Bear Soaps & SCENTsations - Handmade soaps, novelty soaps, unique handmade teddy bears (Musical, Memory Bears, Phantom of the Opera Teddy Bears, even a Tribute to Elvis Bear!) Watch for new bears to come. Established in 2001.
Acid Attic Bears are one-of-a-kind hand-dyed mohair bears by French artist Marion Klein.
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).
Potbelly Bears - Original one-of-a-kind bears & dolls!
Rufnut Teddys - Collectable Bears & Critters originally designed and handmade in Australia by Australian Bear Artist, Karen Salton.
Items ranging from 10cm (4 inches) to about 35cm (14 inches), using the best quality German Schulte Mohair, Alpaca Mohair, and other quality materials. Needlefelted items are also available made from NZ Corriedale Wool, Alpaca and Merino.
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!
Bears by Teri - Collectible artist teddy bears made with tender loving care by Teri Crews. Teri has been making bears for over seven years and begins each bear from her own hand drawn pattern. Every bear is given his or her own airbrushed accents and goes to home with a certificate of authenticity and a personalized, signed and dated hang tag.
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!
Attic Heirloom Treasures - Melissa Zemeski - Artist
Past Time Bears - Artist bears designed and handcrafted by Sue Ann Holcomb
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.
Teddies by Laura Lynn - Original handcrafted collectible teddy bears and other soft sculpture art designed and created by Laura Lynn Matthews.
Paws By Paulette - The bears and their friends are totally created by me. They are made from mohair, alpaca, synthetic plush and recycled fur. I will occasionally take orders for a bear made from fur that you may have.
Bare Bears by Jeanette "Jai" Summers - Beautiful handcrafted bears made of mohair, synthetic fur & recycled fur coats. I also do special orders!
Jare Hares & Bears - Jared Monoe, Artist
C. Riffenberg Bear Co. - Jane Monroe, Artist
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 Society - Searching for someone or some teddy, then you've come to the right place.
Bearly Sane Teddies - Sandi Smith, highly regarded as a leading Australian teddy bear designer and soft sculpture artist, has been delighting us with a kaleidoscope of quality handcrafted bears since 1996. Her alluring teddies captivate your heart and her fascinating critters bewitch you. Whether you desire the grandeur and stateliness of a traditional bear or are looking for a prismatic, avant-garde critter, you’ll find it here.
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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