Sunday, December 6, 2015

Issue 3 Available now!

Better late than never, 
At last Issue 3 of Bear Beautiful.
Showcasing only the best our industry has to offer. 
A range of the most creative bears and talented Artists.
Order your copy today
Available instantly in digital or
order a printed copy and receive the digital copy for free.

Purchase Issue 3 Now 

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mic Baren & Hasen by Jutta Michels

I am amazed at the little artworks created by Jutta Michels but not amazed at the recent 2 Toby awards picked up this year. Just check out these birds. Jutta also shares with us a range of animals in the friends issue (issue 2) including a cat, fox and the sweetest little seal.
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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Issue 2 - Now available!

            At last the wait is over!

Add to your Bear Beautiful Collection, Issue 2 is now available and includes some of the most spectacular pieces, the workmanship is amazing, and showcases high quality tailored clothing, Felted animals and every animal from birds to unicorns.

Order your copy today

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Organise your creative life

A new selection of books listed under  "Organise your creative life"

Adoption Records
I create this book to keep track of my bears in one little book.
It's good to be able to flick back and see which other bears a collector might also have and refrence them when sending a card.  This book allows to you record the details of the Bear, like name and material used and the Collector, like email and shipping address.
Book hold 100 records

Adoption File
Organise your creative life: Adoption File
Keep Records of your pieces sold to your collectors. 2 records per page with bears details and Collectors details Records 100 sales.

2015 Planner
A diary to plan your year.
A month to a 2 page spread. Plan each month, list bear shows, workshops and competitions.
A week to a page to organise the activities for the week. List orders and manage your social media and Blogging.

2015 Planner
Organise your creative life: 2015 Planner

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Shantock Bears By Elanor Andrews. Profile in Issue 1.

Meet the miniature bears and mice created by Award winning Artists,  Elanor Andrews. Shantock Bears have always been a favorite of mine and I have a few of my very own to enjoy and love.

 This profile (Issue 1) is bright and colourful as are the sweet collections created by Elanor.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Milly Me by Thea de Bruin

10 pieces of advice from the very talented Thea de Bruin of Milly Me. 

If you still have not purchased your copy of Bear Beautiful issue 1, head over to the website  and enjoy this article and see the beautiful pieces, including Toby nominated Sophies Toys.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Lined drawstring stuffing bags

These beautiful easy to sew lined drawstring bags . Make a great weekend project
You can make one of these in less than an hour - even if your like me and not the worlds most experienced with such projects. Just follow along with the step by step photos and instructions.

Swap that old plastic bag of stuffing for one of these beautiful bags. You won't wan to stop at one. Make some for your works in progress or even one for other crafts.
These Instructions are included in issue 1.
Happy Stitching!