Thursday, May 6, 2010

OLD DOOLAN

I am definitely on a roll :o) I was wondering how to finish off this bear and I liked him so much, I decided minimal accessories were needed, so I just made him an old fashioned leather collar, decorated with vintage bells. He looks brilliant with it.

Doolan is 4 inches and is made from a longer Shulte mohair than I usually use. It's a traditional rich brown in colour. He has distressed wool felt paw pads, excelsior and stainless steele shot stuffing, amber glass eyes and a waxed nose. Doolan's paws, face and ears have been shaded with permanent fabric paints and this gives him a wonderful vintage look. Please email me for more details if you are interested in Doolan. Thanks for peeking!

5 comments:

Karen ~ Cider Antiques said...

Lovely Bear Brenda! Happy Mother's Day to you !!!! Karen

Brenda said...

Thanks so much, Karen! Hope your day was lovely, too.

Brenda

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Kerin said...

This has to be one of the absolutely coolest bears EVER! He almost looks like he'll start moving any moment and I love him!!!

Brenda said...

Hi Kerin,
Thank you for your lovely comment, Kerin!

Brenda