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Christmas: Traditional Jointed English Teddy Bear - Online - 5th & 12th December (5.30 - 8.30pm)

$140.00 - $200.00

Image of Christmas: Traditional Jointed English Teddy Bear - Online - 5th & 12th December (5.30 - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Christmas: Traditional Jointed English Teddy Bear - Online - 5th & 12th December (5.30 - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Christmas: Traditional Jointed English Teddy Bear - Online - 5th & 12th December (5.30 - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Christmas: Traditional Jointed English Teddy Bear - Online - 5th & 12th December (5.30 - 8.30pm)

In her student days, Isabelle once worked for the English Teddy Bear Company, London. Here she found a love of traditional teddy bear making and learnt as much as she could. She was even once featured in an issue of Teddy Bear Times!

Make a Jointed Teddy Bear in the English or German traditional, creating a beautiful heirloom gift to cherish.

This workshop will be delivered through video, instruction sheets and live zoom class. You will make a miniature bear between 3" - 6" tall with real mohair fabric, weight pellets, embroidered nose and glass eyes.

The video shall demonstrate:
How to lay out pattern pieces and cut them out
How to sew your pieces together

Live workshop on the day shall demonstrate:
Stuffing the head and body pieces
Designing and sewing on the eyes and nose
Joining the teddy bear

Hand sewing required!

Date: 12th December
Time: 5.30 - 8.30pm

Spaces are limited for this workshop. The closing date for booking for those requiring materials delivery is the 5th of November. Free postage anywhere in Australia.

What you get when you order workshop with materials:
1 piece of English or German mohair
2 x Teddy bear patterns to choose from
Glass eyes
Suede piece
Stuffing
Stuffing pellets
Embroidery thread
Needles

What you need to provide yourself:
Long nose pliers
Sewing thread

Should you choose to gather your own tools and materials, you will be expected to have everything on the list, or improvise at your own responsibility.
Please ensure that all tools and materials are on hand within easy reach during the workshop.

This workshop is for anyone with an interest to get started and successfully make and create their own heirloom traditional jointed teddy bears.

Refunds:
No refunds for Online workshops once materials have been sent out. A Video shall be sent out one week before class and a Zoom link shall be sent out to you a few days before. We shall start gathering students 10 minutes before the workshop. Lateness shall not be accommodated.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle McGowan © 2020 Isabelle McGowan. All rights reserved.