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Dienstag, 31. August 2010

Syriana, the little Syrian brown bear

This is Syriana, the little Syrian brown bear, another bear for Hugglets.
She measures 10cm/4inches from nose to tail, with wired legs and a spine running from head to tail.
Her fur is made from alpace, she has black German glass eyes and an open mouth with modelled teeth.
Syriana's nose and paw pads are stitched, waxed and polished.
And if you should wonder about the name: Yes, it was inspired by his film.

Montag, 30. August 2010

Samburu, the little lion

This is Samburu, the little lion, another baby cat waiting to go to Hugglets.
He measures 45cm/18inches from nose to tail, with wired legs, ears and a spine made from wire running from head to tail for multiple posing.
Samburu's fur is a very dense, soft German faux fur, he has German glass-eyes, an ultra-suedine nose and trapunto-paws.

Sonntag, 29. August 2010

Just finished for Hugglets. Raya, the little tiger

 I just finished Raya, the little tiger. She measures 50cm/20inches from her nose to the tip of her tail.
Raya is made of a very dense and soft silk fur from Schulte, with hand painted German glass eyes, an ultra-suedine nose and trapunto paws.
For multiple posability she has wired legs, spine and ears.
The stripes on her fur are hand painted and now she is looking forward to many hugs at Hugglets.

Samstag, 28. August 2010

Penny and Tess, already dressed for Hugglets

Penny and Tess are already dressed for Hugglets, their beautiful, soft silk fur is brushed and "styled" and they put on a wide smile with perfect teeth.
These girls measure 9,5cm/3.8 inches from head to paw, their dresses and hats are entirely hand crocheted, they have black German glass eyes with hand modelled eye lids and an open mouth with modelled teeth for a perfect smile.
They are stuffed with fibrefil and some steel shot to add more weight.
Now Penny (in yellow) and Tess are looking forward to finding new homes, with nice people and maybe some other nice bears to fall in love with.

Freitag, 27. August 2010

More meerkats for Hugglets

Here is another bunch of meerkats for Hugglets.
For these, I used the same pattern like for the ones I showed you yesterday. They have the same features as well and I used the same long pile fabric, just in a different colour.

Donnerstag, 26. August 2010

Three meerkats for Hugglets

They measure 8cm/3.2 inches and are made from light brown and white long pile fabric. They have Germany glass-eyes and  wired arms and tail fro multiple posability . They are stuffed with fibre fill and some steel shot in their bellies for additional weight. And now these three are looking forward to travelling to London  and exploring the city. 


Mittwoch, 25. August 2010

Black bear Lily, also going to Hugglets

This is black bear Lily,  measuring 10cm/4inches from nose to tail. She is made from a very soft and dense black aplaca, with black German glass eyes and an open mouth with modelled teeth.
Her legs are both jointed and wired and she has an aluminium wire spine running from head to tail for multiple posability.
Lily's nose and paw pads are stitched, waxed and then polished.
And now Lily is looking forward to Hugglets, hoping to find a new home with lots of love and tasty honey.

Dienstag, 24. August 2010

Fung-lo, a little panda for Hugglets

For Fung-lo I enlarged the pattern of my GTA and ABC-Award nominated design Thai-Shan, so he measures 12cm, almost 5 inches from nose to tail. Just like his little brother Thai-Shan Fung-lo is made from a very soft and dense German faux fur, with black German glass-eyes and  an open mouth with modelled teeth. Fung-lo's nose and paw pads are stitched, waxed and polished. For multiple posability, his legs are both jointed and armatured and he has a wired spine running from head to tail. Fung-lo is stuffed with fibre-fill and   steel shot to add some weight. 
He is looking forward to finding a new home at Hugglets. 

Montag, 23. August 2010

Chui, the little leopard

Here comes the next cat for Hugglets: Chui, the little Leopard. She measures 45cm/18inches from nose to tail and is made of fine German faux fur. She has hand painted German glass-eyes, an ultra-suedine nose, trapunto paw pads and haind painted spot.
Chui's legs are both jointed and armatured for multiple posing, also she has a wired spine running from head to tail and wired ears.
Her face is both scissor and needle sculpted.
And now she's looking forward to finding a new home at Hugglets.
By the way: Chui is the Suaheli word for leopard.

Sonntag, 22. August 2010

Charikar, the little snow leopard

Another cat for Hugglets:
Charikar, the little snow leopard, 60cm/24 inches from his nose to the tip of the tail, made from German faux fur with hand painted features, with hand painted German glass-eyes, a  pink nose from unltra-suedine and trapunto paws.

Bruno, the brown bear

One more for Hugglets:
Bruno, 10cm/4 inches from nose to tail, made of faux fur, with wired legs and a wired spine running from head to tail for multiple posing and an open mouth with modelled teeth.

Akkarin, the little black panther

Next one who is going to Hugglets:
Akkarin, the little black panther is made from  black German faux fur, he measures 45cm/18 inches from his nose to the tip of his tail and has hand painted German glass-eyes.
For multiple posing his legs are both jointed and armatured, he has a wired spine running from head to tail and wired ears.
And if you should wonder about his name: Yes, I took it from the High Lord from Trudi Canavans Black Magicians Guild. Just couldn't resist ;)

Three African Ladies

Three African Ladies
These three African ladies are very, very talkative and they're looking forward to Hugglets, hoping to meet many, many people to talk.
Each lady measures 11cm/4.4inches from head to toe and is made of short sparse Schulte Mohair with black German glass-eyes and an open mouth with modelled teeth and dressed in a traditionell kanga.

Freitag, 20. August 2010

Hugglets

My next show is the Hugglets Teddies Festival on September 12th in London, Kensington Town Hall.
You will find me in hall no.1, table 48.
For more information about the show and how to get there, just click the button on the right hand side.
I've already been working hard on some new designs and when the weather is fine this weekend I will take some pictures and start a little preview.
What can you expect? Bears, of course, but also cats and meerkats.
I'm looking forward to meeting everybody in London.