Evonne Carr's Profile
Hello, and welcome to the wee world of VonneBears!
I am a Bear Artist, which means I design as well as hand sew all my mini creations. I began making miniature bears about 14 years ago and thoroughly enjoy watching my creations 'come to life'. Each little bear is made in the same traditional manner as a big bear; stitched, turned, and stuffed. Then string jointed for gentle posing.
People often ask how long one takes to make. It varies a bit and is difficult to time perfectly. I would say somewhere around 10-12 hours (not including breaks). Each bear is not complete until they've had a 'hug'. My children love to volunteer for this role (with clean hands of course!). Then into the cabinet they go, where they keep each other company as they await adoption.
When I'm not working on a mini bear, I can usually be…
- Joined September 11, 2010