Sunday, January 22, 2012

What to do with Ermine?

Recently I brought some pieces of Ermine fur hopefully to use with mink to make pandas as it is very snowy white. When the pelts arrived they were so much smaller than I was expecting...I thought they would be similar in size to the minks, but they are tiny. The pile length is about half that of the mink so there was no way I would be able to match it up with mink to make a bear. What to do?? I had to go small and so I here is the result a tiny 4 inch bear. The fur was coloured before cutting out, his face is so small I was unable to do my usually shading and as my skills for making a nose that small were not going to cut it he has an onxy bead nose. I do have some more pieces left and so if I have the patience he may have some siblings in the future.

Cheers for now Susan ♥

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Works in Progress

Welcome everyone to 2012, I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed celebrating the beginning of another new year with the special people in your life. While I am not able to offer any bears for adoption at the moment, I have been busy working on some cubs who will be revealed at the Sydney Teddy Bear Fair. At this time they are as yet unnamed and not accessorised but if you are attending the fair, please drop by the Blue Valley Bears stand to see them completed and ready to find new homes.

The Sydney Teddy Bear Fair will be held on Sunday 4th March at Sydney Town Hall, Sydney.

Cheers for now Susan ♥