Bessie is a cheeky little cat made from apricot mohair. She has amber glass eyes and soft suede feet and inner ears. Bessie has delicately airbrushed details and she wears a sweet painted jingle bell on a ribbon around her neck.
She is a one-of-a-kind design and has been made especially for The Bear Garden.
Lynne Farmer has been making teddy bears since 1996. She originally trained as a graphic designer and for many years illustrated children's books, many of them stories about bears! Making under the name Jack & Lilia she creates all of her bears and characters by hand. Each creation has glass eyes, cotter pin or thread joints and is filled with cotton/poly flock and weighted with steel shot. Lynne has always loved working with textiles and collecting vintage fabrics, buttons and trimmings. She often uses these when making her little creations.
Bernard is an adorable clown teddy bear made from gorgeous soft buttered toast coloured extra long pile fabric. He has beautifully crafted suedette footpads with intricate stitching detail, which enable him to stand unaided. Bernard has glass eyes and is part-filled with steel shot and he wears a charming dip-dyed silk...
Bethany is an adorable teddy bear made from gorgeous white viscose fabric. She has beautifully crafted suedette foot pads with intricate stitching detail, which enable her to stand unaided. Bethany has glass eyes and is part-filled with steel shot. She wears a pretty made to measure hand knitted green dress decorated with tiny...
Bligh is a handsome teddy bear made from soft sparse ice blue coloured mohair with a light brown backing fabric that peeks through. He has delightful two tone glass eyes. His paws are made from thick wool felt and Frank has given him a beautifully stitched nose with a light waxing effect and stitched...