On the 18th and 19th September I attended a two day bearmaking course, taught by the wonderful Linda Benson and hosted by Bill and Jean Ashburner of BearBits fame.
The two days were full on and packed with plenty of techniques and tips that were new to me and should help me to improve and extend the way I work. Jean and Bill were very hospitable hosts and great fun. They provided delicious lunches and kept us plied with refreshments.
I have always adored Linda's work, so the opportunity to spend two days learning from her was an opportunity not to be missed!
I still haven't quite finished my bear as I have some bearmaking commitments and deadlines to meet...so my little bear will have to sit and wait for time to finish.
It was really lovely to spend the weekend with others that share the same bearmaking passion!