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The nose knows! A helpful hint from the Michauds: A new nose can be given a slightly worn look by rubbing white chalk on it, then lightly brushing it off.Should you restore an old teddy bear? Absolutely! (Or maybe not…)

 

There are relatively few subjects in the teddy bear world that are considered somewhat controversial. Buying an old bear for investment is one (a topic for another day), and whether to repair or restore a vintage teddy bear is another.

 
Smartly Dressed PDF Print E-mail

Getting ready for beddy-bye never looked so sweet! “PJ” is a 14-inch miss that holds her slumbering friend “Patches.” Wearing the most adorable pink pajamas with a matching bow, “PJ and Patches” is $22.  “Ol' Patch,” 12 inches, is a cute chenille bear that wears a bow around his neck, and is priced at $12.Stray cats strut...and so do piggies, bunnies and bears. Meet the Bearington Collection’s well-heeled, well-made menagerie.

 

One of the most remarkable parts of being a child was the imaginary world we all inhabited. In the confines of our bedrooms, or in the privacy of a clubhouse or a tree-filled backyard, we were free to spin, twirl, close our eyes and pretend to soar.

 
Bear Essentials: The Perfect Work Environment PDF Print E-mail

Borggreve keeps her studio immaculately tidy, which puts her in the right frame of mind for creating her bears and animals.The perfect work environment enables you to work at your best and produce great bear-making results.

 

Everyone has his or her own idea of what makes the perfect work environment. For you it might include listening to your favorite music or radio station, or it may even be a place where you can go to have absolute peace and quiet away from the hurly burly of everyday living.

 
Fashion Forward PDF Print E-mail

One-of-a-kind “Lotz” is an 18-inch explorer.The Dufeus are forging a path as a creative and innovative design duo. Stephanie Finnegan chats with the pair about how looking backward has helped them to strive ahead.

 

Americans have always been infatuated with canines: We’ve been gaga for Lassie, Rin-Tin-Tin and Benji. Knowing this national affection for pups and pooches, it makes perfect sense that the artistic team behind Dufeu-Bears is getting a lot of feedback.

 
Bear Essentials: Amazing Anime PDF Print E-mail

“Pilou,” created by Chantal Giroux, shows the importance of giving your anime bear a sweet expression.They look like no other kind of teddy bear you have encountered before, and they are growing steadily in popularity.

 

They look like no other kind of teddy bear you have encountered before, and they are growing steadily in popularity. With their oversize heads, enormous eyes and tiny—almost vestigial—limbs, they have the appearance of friendly aliens.

 
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