Elsa the elephant is a cute little character made from sparse grey mohair. She has boot-button style eyes and soft plush feet. Her ears are made from floral patterned cotton fabric and she wears a multi-colour hand-knitted scarf 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.