Emil the elephant is a cute little character made from sparse lilac toned pale grey mohair. He has boot-button style eyes and soft plush feet and he wears a purple ribbon bow around his neck. Emil has a little mouse pal, Miki, attached to his foot!
He 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.
An Li is a fabulous panda bear made from soft and dense black and buttermilk coloured Schulte mohair. She has a very natural shape and profile. An Li has black ultrasuede pads defined with polymer clay, an embroidered triangular nose, black glass eyes and 8 joints (including 2 in the neck and 1 in...
Annabelle is an adorable teddy bear crafted from beautiful hand-dyed wavy mohair in soft dreamy shades of green, lilac, pink, blue and yellow. She has a gorgeous coordinating hand stitched nose and tie dyed velvet feet. She is partially stuffed and weighted with poly-pellets to give her a slightly heavier weight. Her...
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...