TBAAF - Purchase Directly From International Bear and Doll Artists

2016

TedandSue


Member
Joined May 28 2016
Actions
Send a Message
Add as Friend
Flag as Inappropriate
General Info

FEMALE
Lyme Regis
Friends (1)

Site Memberships

TBAAF - Purchase Directly From International Bear and Doll Artists

Recent Activity
About Me

I clearly remember a much loved teddy and pink & cream elephant I owned as a child, spending hours pushing them around in a toy pushchair. They are long lost but not forgotten.

 

I love to create beautiful collectible bears which evoke a feeling of nostalgia. Making real the memories of yesterday, childhood games and companions.

All of my creations are made with the finest German alpaca or mohair fabric, often had dyed to emulate a vintage look and feel. Every bear has 5 loose joints and stuffed with steel weightings for that heavy, 'flumphy' feeling. Flumphy is my made up word which you will only understand when you hold a bear.

After the steel weightings the bear is topped up with pure alpaca fleece, gathered from the alpacas on my farm www.lymealpacas.co.uk in Lyme Regis, England. All bears have handmade glass eyes, embroidered and waxed noses and display a variety of levels of distress for that, 'left in the loft' expression.

Where possible I source vintage fabrics and accessories to enhance the aged romantic look of the piece or use vegetable dyes to hand dye newer fabrics for the desired effect.

Post a Comment

Oops!

Oops, you forgot something.

Oops!

The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

You must be a member to comment on this page. Sign In or Register

1 Comment

Reply teddy-bear-artist
2:51 PM on June 4, 2016 
Welcome Sue.

WEBSITE TRANSLATOR

Translate this website into any language

SIMPLY HOVER OVER THIS BUTTON 

Free Homepage Translation


TBAAF LOGO


Currency Converter

THE TBAAF AWARDS 2016

TBAAF Newsletter


The latest Newsletter!



HUGGLETS.co.uk



See thousands of teddy bears on

sale in London on

11th September 2016

Woburn Abbey Teddy Bear Festival

Click on Images for detailed Information

SUPPORT ANIMALS ASIA

We firmly support the work Of Animals Asia

Celebrating 15 years!

Click the images help and support them! 

TESTIMONIALS

  • "Lanie, I joined TBAAF one week ago, and my little bears and I fell in love with your website. All is perfect here, for our artist bears.. No other site does what you bring to..."
    The best site for our bears!!
  • "I was personally invited to join this site by Lanie from my Etsy.com or Artfire.com shops and was impressed the minute I found the website. I like connecting and re-connecting ..."
    Far From Perfect Bears Speak Out!
  • "What a great site - great place to meet new and old friends. Well thought out and designed and great fun - a real credit to the bear world!"
    Credit to the bear world!

Subscribe To Our Site

Share on Facebook

Share on Facebook