Handmade Teddy Bears

Juneau, Alaska 175 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Handmade OOAK Artist Teddy Bears for Sale

I design and sew, one of a kind, stuffed teddy bears and dogs. Thank you for stopping by and have fun visiting the bears! Please note that the teddies offered here are designed for collectors and are not intended as toys for children.


Last updated on Oct 20, 2016

Handmade OOAK Artist Teddy Bears for Sale

I design and sew, one of a kind, stuffed teddy bears and dogs. Thank you for stopping by and have fun visiting the bears! Please note that the teddies offered here are designed for collectors and are not intended as toys for children.

Vicki Robinson  Peres

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    Lucy Lue is so excited to announce she has joined her teddy pals awaiting adoption!
    This us where I live while I wait for my forever home; along with the rest of my buds!


    Since 1988 -- How it all began!

    I made my first teddy bear, I believe it was around 1984. It seemed to take me forever and I struggled to turn the fabric for the arms and legs of the teddy, but after that ordeal, I was simply hooked. In 1988 I quit my state job and started a little business called Custom Teddys. I made and sold teddy bears in my little shop on People’s Wharf here in Juneau, Alaska, and it was one of the happiest times in my life -- doing what I love and meeting people; watching their smiles and laughter as they pointed at the bears, convinced it looked like their old "Uncle Frank" or their grandmother or the guy at the supermarket.

    I had no money. Just a dream. And although I had to go back to work at a "regular" job about a year later, for the past 25 years, teddy bears have occupied a major portion of my world. I recently retired from my "regular job" dedicate most of my time to the continuation of my love for the bears.

    When you adopt one of my bears, you are assured of receiving a quality product that has more than just a little bit of me in it. I put my heart and soul into my bears. Seldom do I think of price or business when I am creating a teddy bear. It is all about who will it be? It's a personality about to be born and sent out into the world for a special assignment.

    I can’t make two teddies alike. I've actually tried. But it just doesn't work. The second one always lacks just a little bit of the magic. Thus I determine that each bear is truly, one of a kind, ready to be sent out into this big wide world.

    Shop members

    • Vicki Peres

      Owner, I Design And Create One Of A Kind Teddy Bears!

      I LOVE to sew. For the past 25 years I've concentrated most of my artistry on making custom and original design teddy bears. I offer for you some of my recent creations!

    Shop policies

    Last updated on December 4, 2017
    Thank you for stopping by Custom Teddys! My mission is to design and make custom and original design teddy bears for teddy bear lovers and collectors. I welcome all ideas, suggestions, comments, and most especially, teddy bear stories!

    Accepted payment methods

    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Apple Pay
    • Klarna
    • Sofort
    • Ideal
    • Paypal
    • GiftcardAccepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
    Returns and exchanges
    I gladly accept returns
    Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
    Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
    I don't accept exchanges or cancellations
    But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
    The following items can't be returned or exchanged
    Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
    • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
    • Digital downloads
    • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
    Returns and exchange details
    Returned items must be received in the same condition as when they were mailed. Seller pays return postage.
    I accept PayPal, credit cards, debit cards and Etsy gift cards.

    All packages are sent Priority Mail from Alaska. Packages are mailed within 24 hours of receiving payment. Your teddy bear should arrive in 3-4 business days.


    I have set up shipping to Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Luxembourg and the UK for First Class International. If you would like me to send your bear Priority and it is listed as First Class, please let me know and I will be happy to relist the item you desire with your choice of shipping options.

    Please read the following regarding International Shipments.

    Priority Mail International: The cost to send your bear is based on the shipping calculator at Your bear will arrive within 6-10 days. Priority mail packages can be tracked and insured.

    First Class Mail for International Buyers: This method costs much less than Priority Mail and is also based on the shipping calculator at If you choose First Class mail, limited tracking is available and arrival time varies.

    All packages are mailed within 24 hours of receiving cleared payment.

    International buyers please note:

    Reporting Value on Customs Declarations: International regulations require that the value of your item is to be declared on all customs forms. Some countries may charge a customs fee upon receipt of your package. Please check with your country's postal regulations prior to purchasing, as the customs charge, if any, will be your responsibility.


    If I offer free shipping on any of my bears, I will send them via Priority Mail (includes International buyers) and include insurance.
    Additional policies and FAQs
    My aim is to please you, the customer. If you have any suggestions, comments, or ideas on how I can better serve you, please send me a note and we'll talk about it.

    All the bears come from a smoke free environment.