I'd like to thank the lovely collectors who adopted bears at the Christmas Treasures online show! It is always lovely to know they have gone to loving homes.
I haven't posted in a while. Unfortunately, my health has not been good this year and this has impacted on my bear making. In fact, I have had to withdraw from the Great Brighton Teddy Bear Event this weekend. Apologies to collectors who were hoping to see me there.
I have been finding it more and more difficult to work on large realistic bears, especially their armatures, and so in future I will only be creating smaller teddies without armatures. It is difficult to explain the amount of strength needed to create large bears. I do have three large, realistic bears that I will offer for adoption over the next few months, but they are likely to be the last. For the forseeable future, I will be developing my smaller whimsical designs. This is a very difficult decision for me as I adore realistic style bears, but I need to put my health first.
I hope to launch my new Whimsical Teddies designs at Hugglets in February.
Wishing everyone a lovely Christmas