I've really enjoyed half-term week. It has given me the opportunity to try making bears that are totally different to my normal bears. I have had a lot of fun with them.
I bought some mohair from South Africa a while back. I decided to dye it in pastel colours, then couldn't decide what to do with it. I thought I would try some happy looking bears as follows:
I have always loved old, traditional style bears but not had the nerve to age a bear I've made. I was determined to have a go,so...I have plucked and sanded the mohair on bear below.