Sunday, 18 March 2018

Teddies 2

Teddies are not out of my system yet.  I have a few more to share!  The first is a steampunk teddy and his little buddy: This is an adaptation of a wonderful pattern by Monica Spicer.




Next another Monica Spicer pattern, I call him Mulberry and Little Dude: I had fun embroidering the nose with multi-coloured cotton thread.



Finally, my latest favourite, the big dude teddy with the great big nose:  I knitted his sweater as a indigenous West Coast design and I both embroidered and waxed his nose.  He is quite the big, burly guy at 23" tall.  I had to use three different pieces of mohair for him, but he was worth the effort.



Signing off until after Easter when I return from my vacation in Toronto.  Enjoy the beginning of Spring and keep on creating!

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Teddy Bears Galore

During the last month I have been making teddy bears!  I love making mohair teddies, bunnies and cats and I decided to make some and take a break from art dolls.

Here they are:


A bear wanna be bunny




Valentina






Ready with her Easter bonnet

The Easter bonnet

This bunny is about 19" tall




A Himalayan kitty, 16" tall

Sweetness



Funny little guy with his crocheted toy





So sweet with her big nose!

A hand knit tunic


Panda love

About 16" tall






A large black bear made from a faux fur coat

such a big fellow at 22"









Su Ling lying in the sun




Paddington with his red wool coat


What a 12" sweet





Big 20" bunny with long, long ears


Big blue glass eyes


A wee 5" sweet bear wearing a muff and hat


Peter Rabbit is ready for Easter



Checkers is about 15" long



Elfin sweet bear

A big 18" fellow




Another 5" bear ready for the sock hop


Bye for now


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