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.
Alice is an adorable teddy bear made from sparse pale pink coloured mohair, carefully airbrushed with brown. She wears an pretty cotton and lace dress, has endearing boot-button style eyes and a hand-stitched nose, claws and mouth. Alice is partially filled with poly-pellets and shot to give her a gorgeous heavy weight and...
Amelia is an pretty teddy bear made from beautiful, tightly curled, light brown mohair tipped with darker brown. The mohair has just a whisper of a curl to it. She wears a delicate cotton and lace cream dress which is finished with two satin ribbon bows and tiny buttons on the back. She has...
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...