I started making bears in 1993 and very quickly became addicted - I just had to make one more.
While I make bears of all sizes I love to create bears under 6"/15cm. They sit so snuggly in the palm of your hand. I like to use mohair for my bears but also use upholstery velvets, cashmere and ultrasuede. I make the bears clothes and hand knit some of the jumpers even for the 3" bears which can be quite challenging. I also make Gollies, which are a lot of fun to create.
I have a small collection of old bears and am particularly fond of English Chilterns.
I repair old and well loved bears and also hold classes to teach bearmaking.
I hope you enjoy your visit to my site and will visit again as I update with my new creations.
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any queries about my bears, gollies, patterns, kits or classes.