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My name is Daniela. I work as a tour guide for 10 years and I don't have much time to be creative. But in the winter time when I don't travel around I can't stop but making a bear or something. I've been making teddy bears for 7 years but I also found I love needle felting. I use only natural materials for my creatures. They are made of mohair, alpaca, wool, lama or camel hair fabric and sometimes cotton plush. Only the stuffing of my earliest bears is polyester and some of my bears have lavender in the tummies or cherry seeds. They all have English glass eyes, they are fully jointed and since I don't even know how to use a sewing machine they are entirely hand made and One Of A Kind. It is very hard to find materials in my country. So I am buying vintage coats from mohair, alpaca lama hair etc. or using my grandma's closed. And of course when I'm tour guiding around Europe I bring supplies with me home. That's why each one of my…

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My name is Daniela. I work as a tour guide for 10 years and I don't have much time to be creative. But in the winter time when I don't travel around I can't stop but making a bear or something. I've been making teddy bears for 7 years but I also found I love needle felting. I use only natural materials for my creatures. They are made of mohair, alpaca, wool, lama or camel hair fabric and sometimes cotton plush. Only the stuffing of my earliest bears is polyester and some of my bears have lavender in the tummies or cherry seeds. They all have English glass eyes, they are fully jointed and since I don't even know how to use a sewing machine they are entirely hand made and One Of A Kind. It is very hard to find materials in my country. So I am buying vintage coats from mohair, alpaca lama hair etc. or using my grandma's closed. And of course when I'm tour guiding around Europe I bring supplies with me home. That's why each one of my bears has a different story.
I hope you like my storytelling traveling bears and you would adopt any of them so they can travel again and share their story with you.

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