URSA Awards 2017

12th Annual

"Reach Beyond The Stars"



Category 7

Hugely Huggable - Bears or Buds. 21" and greater. All materials and all sizes.

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Mairi is 30" high and is able to stand unaided. Mohair fabric with glass eyes and embroidered features. The paw pads are Ultra-suéde and the bear is filled firmly with polyester filling. The wedding dress is handmade using the fabric from a vintage pure silk dress. Bouquet and head dress are a combining vintage flowers with flowers made from silk hand dyed from the dress fabric.


Sue Quinn

Bears by Sue Quinn - Paisley Renfrewshire, Scotland




Charlie is a 36” tall fellow constructed of rusty brown mohair fabric. His paw pads are made of tan felt. He has large black German glass eyes and a black floss nose and mouth. Charlie is firmly stuffed with fiberfill and plastic pellets and is fully jointed. He has airbrushed features and wears a blue and red triangle scarf around his neck complimented by a rusty star. Charlie is pictured with a red tin truck that is holding an arrangement of pine cones, berries and evergreen branches for the Christmas holidays.

Donna Hinkelman

Bainbridge Bears- Benton Harbor, Michigan USA



Jabberwock is based on the poem by Lewis Carroll. Made from mohair and leather and has hand made polymer clay teeth and claws. Wings are black leather. Horns are individually made. He is 22" (55cm) tall and 5-way disc jointed. Stuffed with wool.  

Kay Cooper
Cooper Bears - Kelmscott, West Australia




Witchery : is 30" tall and made of mohair with painted glass eyes. Excelsior filled, 5 way jointed, feather boa, cotton fabric collar and  hat made by artist and decorated. Hand tinted.


Celia D. Baham
Celia's Teddies - San Jose, California USA



White Stag “God of the Forest” is 38" tall and made of synthetic plush over a Lockline armature. Filled with poly fill. Sculpted hooves and nose with taxidermy eyes. Mouth can be opened. Antlers made of real apple branches covered with moss and decorated with leaves.

Nadine Krebs
Star Moon Creations - Calden Hesse, Germany


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