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The winners of the 2014 Teddy Bear of the Year (TOBY) Industry’s Choice Awards were announced Jan. 18 at the Crossroads Doll & Teddy Bear Show in San Diego. The winners were chosen from more than 200 entries, and will go on to become the nominees for this year’s Public’s Choice Awards voted on by Teddy Bear & Friends readers. Look for photos of the nominees, ballot, and online voting instructions in the June 2014 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends, available in early April.


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Artist Categories

Miniature Dressed Bear

“Donovan” by Michelle Lamb, One & Only Bears

“Funny Time” by Dagmar Seibel

“Prudence” by Lisa Madsen, Madsen Miniatures

“Theo” by Katherine Hallam, Katie Rae Bears

“Torte” by Ma’Sal Creations

 

Miniature Undressed Bear

“Frappé” by Helen Gleeson, Bare Cub Designs

“Fung-Lo” by Natascha Sabo, LeftyBears

“Moriarty” by Christie Kotz, The Peach Peddler

“Pola” by Lynn Bowie, Madabout Bears

“Pom” by Kim Russell, Russell Bears

 

Small Dressed Bear

“Buttercup” by Charlene Draeger, Charbears

“Hana” by Kuniko Hoshi

“Kirk” by Susan Smith, Kesseys Bears

“Logan” by Susan Donaj, The Wild Thing

“Petunia” by Vicky Lougher, Elegant Creations

 

Small Undressed Bear

“Berto” by Annalisa Taddei, The Tuscany Bear Maker

“Joshua” by Heike Buchner, Sunshine-Teddy’s

“Lian-Dai” by Karin De Lorenzo, Werkstatt Allerliebst Karin De Lorenzo

“Po the Panda” by Helen Gleeson, Bare Cub Designs

“Rusty” by Charlene Draeger, Charbears

 

Large Dressed Bear

“Alice” by Katherine Hallam, Katie Rae Bears

“Red Arrow” by Helga Torfs, Collectors Bears by Helga Torfs

“Shaman” by Sandy Czaja, Notchlok Bears

“Time Traveler” by Wanda J. Carson, Carson Creations

“Ursus Major” by Rebecca Hamilton, Arcturus Art

 

Large Undressed Bear

“Crystal” by Karin De Lorenzo, Werkstatt Allerliebst Karin De Lorenzo

“Dimitri” by Laurent Bergmann, LovableBears.fr

“Happy” by Masaya Sato, Teddy Papa

“Hunter” by Brenda Parker, BrendaBears

“Yen” by Karen Brentnall, Kaz Bears

 

Miniature “Friend”

“Anise” by Masako Kitao, Everynrose

“Cupcake” by Elanor Andrews, Shantock Bears

“Odette” by Annalisa Taddei, The Tuscany Bear Maker

“Toffy” by Anna Volkova, Teddy Bears by Anna Volkova

“Winter Field Mouse” by Stevi T., Stevi T.’s Alpaca Encounters

 

Small “Friend”

“Ambrose” by Karen Lyons, KJ Lyons Design

“Baxter” by Cindy Cherry, CC Bears Australia

“Molly Rose” by Jenny Johnson, Three O’clock Bears

“Mr. Tomson” by Anja Meier, Anna Dazumal

“Poco” by Aiko Kawamoto, Aico Bear

 

Large “Friend”

“Birk” by Silke Borrmann, The Mountaineers

“Jax” by Lisa Page, Arcas Designs

“Love” by Aiko Kawamoto, Aico Bear

“Moonlight Shadow” by Shelly Allison, The Rabbit Maker

“Serendipity” by Lynn Bowie, Madabout Bears

 

Bear or “Friend” using Nontraditional Materials

“Arrow the Squirrel” by Marina Goltyaeva

“Ellie: Minature Schnauzer” by Teresa Armstead

“Lionking” by Jutta Michels, Mic Baeren & Hasen

“Monarch” by Carol Thompson, Thymeless Treasures

“Startled Baby Raccoon” by Stevi T., Stevi T.’s Alpaca Encounters

 

Set or Vignette

“A Teddy for Bear” by Joanne Livingston, Desertmountainbear

“Best Friends Furever!” by Cindy Cherry, CC Bears Australia

“First Snow Outing for the Polar Bear and Her Cubs” by Stevi T., Stevi T.’s Alpaca Encounters

“I Give to You a Piece of Childhood (Sophie’s Toys)” by Thea de Bruin, Milly Me Teddy Bears

“I Think There’s a Monster Under My Bed!” by Katherine Hallam, Katie Rae Bears

 

Manufacturer Categories

Manufacturer Bear

“Berry Teddy Bear” from Steiff North America

“Cannoli” from GUND

“Dunlin” from Nat & Jules by DEMDACO

“Silk Teddy Baby” from Steiff North America

“Winnipeg Ornament” from Steiff North America

 

Manufacturer “Friend”

“40th Anniversary Hello Kitty” from Steiff North America

“Animalcraft Raccoon” from Nat & Jules by DEMDACO

“Buddy” from GUND

“Daisy Bunny” from Steiff North America

“Scary Cat” from Steiff North America