I knew I had finally found the
perfect artistic outlet for me when I found Miniature Bears! The parts were
tiny and it was exactly the type of precision work I love to do. So I took my
skills from a lifetime of sewing, much of it detailed work, added my education
as a draftsperson and began designing and stitching my little ones.
have Lupus and Fibromyalgia so it takes me longer to finish a bear than most
artists. I spend hours with my little ones, stuffing every bit of character I
can into each one. And I don't quit until they tell me they are finished. Once
a bear from "Teddy Bear Mine" goes up for adoption, it has to speak for itself!
It has to tickle your heart. Hopefully my bears do exactly that!
what I do. Every day I play with fabric, threads and colours. Everyday I create
somebody new. Every day I sew a hug that will hopefully bring joy to someone's
Albert Einstein said, " Imagination is more important than
knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
4 3/4", white
Alpaca with hand textured paw pads,
German glass eyes, hand stitched
features, inset muzzle
stuffed with polyester fiberfill and steel shot,