Stevie is a stunning teddy bear, made from exquisite scarlet red very short pile mohair. He wears a sweet vintage style cotton shirt which has been subtly aged and an antique lace scarf. He has boot-button style eyes and hand-stitched claws, 'miss-stitched' nose and mouth. This teddy bear is part-filled with poly-pellets and shot to give him a gorgeous heavy weight and he has beautiful distressed details to give him the look and feel of a vintage bear.
Stevie is a one-of-a-kind teddy bear and is made exclusively for The Bear Garden.
Bear artist Rita Diesing is based in Berlin and makes her stunning characters under the name Ridibears. She made her very first bear in 1994, however, it was not until 1999 that she gave up her job to become a full-time bear artist. We welcomed Rita's bears to The Bear Garden at the beginning of 2007 and they proved immediately extremely popular.
Archie is a delightful little bunny rabbit made from soft cream and honey coloured micro plush fabric. He has ultra suede foot pads, onyx bead eyes and a delicately embroidered nose and whiskers. Archie wears a made to measure ultra suede jacket, a delicate pair of shoes and carries with him a little bag...
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...
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...