And the winner was......ME !!!
Now, let me introduce you to
my own little Hug of Bears from the Bear Relief Auction.
***These pictures are only temporary until I can take my own to share with you. The pictures below are the property of the Artists who created and donated these bears. Please do not use these pictures without receiving specific written permission from the individual Artists. Contact information is available by clicking the Artist's name, below the pictures.***
Antoine by Odile of minimonde
Antoine by Minimonde Size 8 cm Made in mini mohair, his color is dark red, and he has glass eyes. He is fully jointed.
Griseldis by Stefanie
Griseldis by Stefanie Hamm 8 cm/3.2'' Grey-violet cashmere. Hand dyed with elder berries. Paws made of beige suedine, violet stiched and waxed nose, glass eyes, 5 joints. Stuffed with steelshot and sheep's wool. Griseldis wears a silk skirt with rope suspenders. She is a one-of-a-kind. She stands free. Stefanie writes: "I started to sew Griseldis on the 11th of September just before the tragedy happened... So I decided to donate her." This little bear comes with her own birth certificate.
Hurdle by Noreen - Tatty Ted
Hurdle by Noreen Rozwadowski Size 5 1/2" He is made out of mohair, has glass eyes and his waistcoat is hand painted silk
The Three Graces by Sandra Bolton- A Bit of My Heart Bears
Jasper by Beth Sorcigli - BearSmithy
Jasper by Beth Sorcigli Size 8" This little guy is a hand glove! Hours of fun! He is made from synthetic fabric and cotton felt.
PAT by Bernadette Sullivan - Bernie Bears
"PAT" (short for patriotic) by Bernadette Sullivan Size 2-1/2" from head to bottom of heart This little bear is a pin made out of 1/4" miniature golden mohair snipped down a bit. He has very tiny onxy bead eyes, hand stitched nose, lovingly stuffed with polyfill. Pat has joints in his neck and arms. He is hanging over his patriotic heart which is made of vintage velvet. Each stripe has been hand sewn together, the stars were hand stitched and are also in the shape of a heart. This little bear-pin is one of a kind!
Patriotic Johnny by Linda Johnson -
"Patriotic Johnny" by Linda Johnson Size 3 1/4" He is a reproduction of an early American bear, so he is worn and a little crooked looking (this is deliberate!) Made from vintage upholstery fabric, with a copy of a miniature War Poster fabric transfer, as his body front. Vintage dull bead eyes. Fully jointed .Fiberfilled and sand for weight. He wears a vintage silk ribbon with a vintage painted glass button around his neck!
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