URSA Awards 2017
12th Annual

"Reach Beyond The Stars"

Category 2
Medium Wee Little Outfitted Bear or Bud - 5" and Under - Dressed. Any materials

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Flutterby is a 6" tall, one-of-a-kind, German Mohair bear. Cotton print fabric paw pads. Black glass eyes. Stitched nose with shimmer. Sculpted face with shaded details. Filled with poly-cotton and steel shot. Realistic butterfly wings.

Carolyn Robbins
Warm Heart Bears - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA




Viktoria is a small white teddy made of alpaca. 4" (10cm) tall. Black glass eyes, 5-way jointed and filled with wool and steel granules. The soles are made of cashmere and the toes were embroidered. The face is painted, the nose is embroidered and waxed. The teddy wears a shirt and a cap.

Silvia Maier
Maisi-Baeren - Offenhousen, Austria






Bamboo is  5" OOAK  Panda made with white and black  Schulte mohair. Black German glass eyes with embroidered nose. 5 -way jointed with double cotter pin neck. Stuffed with poly-fil, wool, steel shots. Paw pads are hand sculpted. base is made with wood collected from the sea adorned  with the dried shrubs.

Annalisa Taddei
The Tuscany Bear Maker - Marina di Pisa, Tuscany, Italy



Mad Hatter was inspired by Johnny Depp in Alice in Wonderland movie. He is 5” tall without hat. Made from micro fiber and Ultra-suéde. 5 –way-jointed, with wired arms and fingers. Hand painted German glass-eyes in two different colours and embroidered eyelids. Open mouth with molded teeth and Ultra-suéde tongue. Stuffed with fiber-fil and steel shot. He wears a completely handmade outfit. The ruffles, vest and socks are hand knit. 

Natascha Sabo
LeftyBears - Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany






Mr. Echo stands only 3-1/2" tall and was made from a hand dyed, imported pale ecru long pile fabric. 5-way jointed, wired, then filled with a combination of glass pellets and fiber. German glass eyes and his features are embroidered and needle sculpted. He wears a ruffle, a jacket and a top hat that have been decorated with tiny trim and vintage lace.

Judith Anderson
Ashenberry - Norfolk, Connecticut, USA


At a Glance - All Entries in Category 2






Mad Hatter

Mr. Echo





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