"Made by me": A stitch-by-stitch guide for kids
A stitch-by-stitch guide to knitting, sewing and embroidery for children - from award winning author Jane Bull.
With the help of this book children learn basic sewing, embroidery and knitting techniques.
There are various creative projects, from bags, brooches, and bobble hats, to jazzing up clothes and making pictures. More details on Amazon
NEWNeedle-felted - a new passion
Phoebe & Co.
In the past I heard and read about needle-felting very often, and I admired the beautiful things, made by other people.
Even though many people said that it is very easy, I didn't think I would be able to do that.
But a few months ago I needle-felted a simple nose for one of my latest bears ... Read the article
Artist portrait: Barbara and Andy Cunningham
Barbara-Ann Bears (England)
The Cunninghams make a great variety of bears, dragons and rabbits. But they are best known for making colourful, crazy bears with big smiles and big noses, though they have always made traditional bears in traditional colours as well ... and everything in between. Read the portrait
Doll & Bear Show in Thuringia (Germany)
On the 26th and 27th of January the second "Doll- and Bear Days" took place in Erfurt. About 30 exhibitors offered everything
for collectors and bear/doll makers. The event took place in the "Kaisersaal", which belongs to Europe’s most beautiful and oldest venues of events. Read the article
Beautiful drawings by Rasa Kaper
As far as she remembers Rasa always loved teddy bears and beary things, and she has been collecting bears for more than 20 years now. The multi-talented artist has always been a creative person. She already had been drawing during her childhood, but she never learned how to draw professionally. Read the article
Workshop: How to wax an embroidered nose
A Tutorial by Paula Carter
The neater the nose stitching, the better result you will achieve from your waxing.
Paula Carter (All Bear from England) explains in her step-by-step tutorial, how the nose waxing works. Find out more
patchwork, appliqué and embroidery.
Patchwork isn’t just about making quilts. "Pretty Patchwork Gifts" offers a wide range of quick-to-stitch patchwork patterns to get you started:
from appliqué cushion designs and doll’s quilts, to pretty birdhouses, brooches, boxes and soft toy rabbits.
With easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams and templates and full-colour photography.
Fashion Teddy Bears
Exclusive collection of dressed Teddy Bears: "Fashion Teddy Bears".
One of a kind creations, available to purchase: Eduardo - guitarist and his lovely girlfriends invite you to visit my website