Primarily a self-taught artist, I've been designing and handsewing my collectible teddy bears for over 24 years.
Through the years, I learned the “art” of bear making after completing hundreds of teddy bears using a variety of fabric mediums and a few store bought patterns. These included mohair, plush, recycled furs from old coats and occasionally recycled blankets and other types of clothing with each one generally being a one-of-a-kind creation including several theme based teddy bears.
In addition to my very traditional designs, I create unique miniatures ranging in size 2 inches to 5 inches which sell to dedicated collectors from all over the world. One of my favorite buyers (and now a good friend!) from Scotland boasts a very large collection of my miniature creations which she then uses as models to create her own unique artist prints using…
- Born on March 16
- Joined June 19, 2009