Monthly Archives: September 2010
For the first time this year, the Kansas City Jubilee featured a preview night. Exhibitors who arrived early set up on Friday afternoon and conventioneers were offered a preview starting at 5:00 leading into the banquet. Cathy Draper and the … Continue reading
After they were all snuggled in their hankie blankies, we wrapped them in brown paper and tied them with a string as they might be found in a trunk in the attic.
During the summer, we all met at Joel’s studio to finish the convention souvenir bear heads and divide the parts for assembly. Terri had sewn and stuffed the heads and we place a basket full of them on the table … Continue reading
Here is my new little elephant. She is mohair and stands about 5 inches tall. I have wanted to make a “teddy” style series of animals and she is the first. She has glass eyes and linen pads and ear … Continue reading
Here’s a new bear I made from old mohair for the GBW Kansas City Teddy Bear Jubilee. She’s about six inches tall and I have used some techniques and materials I’ve wanted to play with for awhile. The mohair was … Continue reading
Bruce and I checked out the antique shops in Fremont, NE on our way to the Scottish-Irish Festival in Estes Park, CO. There are several clustered together. The first stop was Grama’s China Closet. Usually, I avoid places that specialize … Continue reading
You have to be a little bit crazy to be a bear maker. Both Terri and I have made convention souvenir bears in much larger numbers, so I guess we thought with three of us working on the ones for … Continue reading