A punk in the making…

A punk in the making... I've been busy since my last post, I have a punk in the making. Here is his progress so far: Let's start with the fur, don't you think this would make a great punky bear? And the beginnings of a bear, this is how the punk started life... Half...

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New unicorn & bear

Oops, it seems like I've been neglecting my blog a little as I haven't posted in a while. But you'll be glad to know that I have been busy creating things, here are the work in progress photos of my latest new unicorn & bear. New Unicorn Lets start with the early...

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Scotland holiday

We've just got back from our Scotland holiday. I love Scotland, and it was my husband's first time visiting, and I think it's safe to say that we will be going back in the not too distant future 🙂   We started our trip in Edinburgh, this was the halfway point,...

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Gunther, Sorin & show reminder

I've had a very productive couple of weeks preparing for my next show. Last time we spoke I had just finished Persephone, but since then, I have finished another two new bears.   I think you saw the very fluffy grey one cut out and in its bag.   Well, I got...

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Featured Artist & New bear

I'm in Bears & Buds magazine! I am the featured artist in Bears & Buds monthly online teddy bear magazine. How awesome is that? I'm so happy! 🙂 Valerie and Dawn at Bears & Buds have done a wonderful article about my bears, so if you would like to give it...

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A successful show & a new bear

A successful show If you remember, I did a show on the 2nd April called A Spring Apothecarium. It was an alternative craft fair, so there was lots of gothic, steampunk and even geeky stuff there, all handmade. I hope some of you managed to make it, if not, you’ll have...

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New bathroom

It's been a while since I posted on here as I'm afraid that there hasn't been much bear making lately. We have been converting the small bedroom next to my work room into a bathroom, so my workshop has been covered in tools and toolboxes etc., and I wouldn't have been...

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Floss and A Spring Apothecarium

Floss First of all, let me introduce you to Floss. She is my latest bear and was commissioned for a friend’s sister, who definitely deserves to be a little spoilt. She is made from pink mohair, is fully jointed, quite heavy and has lovely long eyelashes. She was great...

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What a fantastic January

What a fantastic January this has been! I'll tell you about it in a moment, but let's start off at the beginning of the year. *** I started the year off with a Koala commission. He was my first Koala, so I was slightly nervous about how he would turn out, especially...

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Introducing my latest bear ‘Wisp’

Introducing my latest bear 'Wisp'. I mentioned in my last post that I was creating a new bear, and this is him. I had great fun creating him and I may be biased, but I do think that that extra large blue nose suits him beautifully 🙂 To start, let me remind you what...

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