Chilly is an adorable penguin crafted from a beautiful combination of black and white mohair, alpaca and soft micro plush fabrics. He has endearing black boot-button style eyes and soft brown plush feet. His beak has been delicately sculpted from wool felt and he has a sweet tail. Wish wears a cosy hand knitted blue angora wool scarf around his neck.
Chilly 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.
Araminta is an adorable elephant made from gorgeous hand dyed mint green viscose fabric. She has beautifully crafted suedette footpads with intricate stitching detail, which enable her to stand unaided and glass eyes. Araminta is part-filled with steel shot and she wears a sweet made to measure hand knitted blue, green...
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...
Caleb is a gorgeous teddy bear made from soft and textured cream coloured viscose fabric. He has beautifully crafted suedette footpads with intricate stitching detail, which enable him to stand unaided. Caleb has glass eyes and is part-filled with steel shot and he wears a dip dyed orange and yellow silk...