Teddy Bear Times & Friends
Teddy Bear Times and Friends magazine is published by Ashdown Broadcasting, who have been publishing specialist titles for more than 30 years and are at the forefront of digital technology.
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A free pattern for you to try this weekend
Cute as a kitten pattern.
Artist Jackie Melerski kicked off successful career at age 5!
Katherine Hallam’s Colourful Characters
Hallam’s quirky critters are defined by their sunny optimism and the trademark crystals in their noses
Lisa Page creates lifelike soft-sculpture wildlife.
Mice are Nice
Her animal repertoire doesn’t just stop with mice.
6 Tips for Working With Fur
Top tips when working with recycled fur.
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Accurately Dating Vintage Steiff Bears
Wouldn't it be grand if they could talk and share their past lives with their current owners?
Wendy Meagher’s marvelous menagerie
What’s up doc?
When is a bear artist not a bear artist?
New bear patterns
New teddy bear patterns have been added to the website.
From Storybook to Coin
Royal Mint celebrate the world of Winnie the Pooh with a new 50p coin series
Cut from a different cloth
Six of Steiff’s lesser-known teddy bear fabrics
Laurent Bergmann builds a world of furry friends
Celebrating Our Most Iconic Bears
A look back at some of the iconic teddy bears through history, exploring how our favourite characters have made the jump from the big screen to the cuddly toy that we snuggle up to when we head to bed
If at first you don’t succeed, make your own patterns
Sometimes it can take time to develop not only the skills needed for a craft, but also the ability to think outside the design box of pre-bought patterns.
In military fashion knitting pattern
Knit your own military jacket for your teddy bear with this great guide that is free to download.
Buckinghamshire woman creates teddy bears in aid of Cancer Research
Alison Watts started to make the cuddly toys at the start of lockdown after being left without a job, with all the money raised going to Cancer Research.
Winnie the Pooh remains a sought-after collectable 100 years on
Antiques expert Allan Blackburn takes a look at one of the most famous bear characters.
The Repair Shop featured a teddy bear whose owner died three weeks before it was repaired.
Fans of the popular BBC programme were in tears as its late owner’s step-daughter, Maxine, revealed what had happened before the teddy bear was repaired.
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