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Hugglets Winter Bearfest 2019

It's been a while since I've posted anything, but I've been very busy making a special collection of bears for the Hugglets Winter Bearfest 2019. I started making them over the Christmas holidays and finished the final one last Sunday. There are five exclusive bears...

Voting in the 2018 URSA Awards begins!

I've entered my bear Bramwell into the 2018 URSA Awards, run by Bears and Buds Magazine.   He's in category 5 (his number is 5.04).   The winners all chosen by public vote.     I would love it if you voted for Bramwell, of course, and so would he. There are some...

The making of Orla

I haven't shared a work in progress post with you for a while, so I thought you may like to see the making of Orla, my latest creation.  I had great fun creating this fluffy little girl, and I hope you like her. * * * First job is drawing out the pattern on the fabric...

Happy New Year 2018! 15% off until 15th January!

Happy New Year! Can you believe it's 2018 already? I hope that you had a fantastic Christmas! Did you get anything nice? We had a great time, my parents and sister came over for Christmas Day. I was in charge of our festive feast and, thankfully it turned out lovely....

Hugglets Teddies Festival 2017 Preview

I thought you would like to see a preview of the bears that have been made especially Hugglets Teddies Festival 2017, where I will be exhibiting for the first time on 10th September.   Meet the preview bears below...   Ælfweard Ælfweard’s name comes from the...

Telesto and loft conversion update

I appear to have neglected my blog again, I'm not very good am I? Anyway, it's been very busy here, and not just in bear making terms. Firstly, we're in the middle of a loft conversion. I may have mentioned this before, as my studio keeps shrinking. In fact, my...