Wednesday, January 26, 2011

While we were in Vancouver,
we had lunch with Bev from
Beverleys Bears and right in
the middle of the table were
two Aussie Bears.
One from Shaz Bears &
the other from Di Lawrence

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Just thought you might like to see what crawled into my bag at Germany.
A sneak preview of some patterns that we got while we were away.
This caterpillar can grow & grow & also be made up in lots of different colours
Look for him & others, when we see you at the bear shows or when you come to our shop
For more details ring 02 9680777 or go to our website

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Friday, January 14, 2011


What a great workshop we had during the week.
Four little Toby's left our
shop on Friday.
Can you guess which was the real Toby?
It is not the one standing up!!!

Monday, January 10, 2011


Hi all,
Just letting you know that we are home safely.Thanks for all the enquiries about our holidays. We were fortunate enough not to be held up anywhere. One Grandma & her 21yr old granddaughter from South Africa were held up for three days in the airport at Frankfurt. (they were flying onto Arkansaw) They didn't have a German Visa, so weren't allowed out of the airport. They slept on stretchers and had water & bread rolls for the whole time they were there. By the time we were ready to fly out, the weather was fine.
The snow for us was just beautiful at Dusseldorf (as pictured in the main street.)
I won't bore you with alot of stories but over the next couple of days will tell you a little bit of the great time we had.
If ever you get a chance to visit Schulte, go.... Unfortunately the mohair process was closed (as they were on the C'mas break) but Mr Wanning opened the factory especially for us & gave us a personal tour. It was just amazing to see all the steps and machinery that makes the fur