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About the Guild

WHERE BEARCRAFTERS ASPIRE TO AND INSPIRE ARTISTRY.


Mission Statement: We aim to come together as colleagues to celebrate, promote and progress the concept of 'artist bear'.

MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA:
The Guild of Master Bearcrafters is available exclusively to BEAR CRAFTERS who have been designing and selling their own range of soft sculpture teddy bears or animals professionally for AT LEAST ONE YEAR. Members must be able to demonstrate a competent and artistic level of bear crafting ability.

Please note: When applying for Guild membership you will need to include a bear website/blog or photo gallery link showcasing at least ten of your latest designs - without this, memberships will automatically be declined.


MEMBERS: You are invited to share a maximum of 20 photographs of your bear designs. Please ensure your photographs are sized at 450 pixels wide and saved at 72dpi. For further details please see 'Guild Information' in the forum.

Dolls Too! Members are invited to upload up to 15 photographs of their doll designs.

Members are welcome to update photographs at any time, but please remember to delete old photographs to stay within your 20 photograph allowance if necessary. This way we can keep the work featured fresh and inspiring for everyone!

PLEASE NOTE: In view of Ning's charging policy, all Guild members are invited to make an annual voluntary subscription contribution to help keep our community online. Please use the Paypal 'donate' button at the top left hand site of this page to make a donation, thank you!

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Reurn to the world of bear making

Posted by john dale spence on January 16, 2017 at 12:58 3 Comments

Hi everyone.

Just thought that I would let you all know that I am back.

Beeen away for quite a while, unfortunately I had a relaps of my depression and have not realy done any creative work for a while.

Done some work in an…

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Getting organised for 2017!

Posted by Paula Carter on January 15, 2017 at 18:54 0 Comments

With all the Christmas and wedding preparations of the past few weeks, I didn't have time to introduce my latest teddy bear 'Winterberry' before I shot off to Whitstable to celebrate my son's wedding day. Winterberry was a lovely…
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Happy New Year 2016

Posted by Carol Miller on January 1, 2017 at 4:17 0 Comments

Christmas Catch Up..

Posted by Paula Carter on December 13, 2016 at 15:00 0 Comments

I don't think I have ever had quite such a disorganised lead into Christmas! Between my son's wedding, dog training and the usual pre-Christmas family commitments, there has been very little Christmas teddy bear making time available,…
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Thanksgiving 2016

Posted by Carol Miller on November 24, 2016 at 15:00 0 Comments

   My bears have…

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simiar business names

Started by john dale spence in The business of bears on Thursday.

2017 - where is the teddy bear heading? 1 Reply

Started by Paula Carter in The business of bears. Last reply by john dale spence on Monday.

Italian viscose 8 Replies

Started by Michelle Doig in Bear making questions, tips & discussions. Last reply by Elizabeth Jan 12.

2017 GUILD MEMBERS' SUBSCRIPTION DONATION 10 Replies

Started by Paula Carter in Guild Information. Last reply by Paula Carter Jan 9.

30th Edition of Hugglet's UK Teddy Bear Guide 3 Replies

Started by Paula Carter in Magazines and publications. Last reply by Paula Carter Dec 12, 2016.

Buildings and contents insurance when running a business from home? 3 Replies

Started by Wendi in The business of bears. Last reply by Jenny Johnson Dec 9, 2016.

A colourful topic 9 Replies

Started by Paula Carter in Bear making questions, tips & discussions. Last reply by Becky Chase Dec 3, 2016.

China - a complicated question? 3 Replies

Started by Michelle Doig in The business of bears. Last reply by Lindsey Agostinelli Nov 12, 2016.

Owl ....a work in progress..... 5 Replies

Started by Jenny Johnson in Work-in-progress. Last reply by Valerie C. Woodard Nov 8, 2016.

How to Hand Dye Mohair and achieve the "Mottled" Look? 4 Replies

Started by Sandra Marie in Bear making questions, tips & discussions. Last reply by Susan Donaj Nov 1, 2016.

Shows, do they still 'work' for you? 13 Replies

Started by Paula Carter in Bear shows & exhibitions. Last reply by Alison Wise Oct 20, 2016.

The Guild's Future - please comment. 108 Replies

Started by Paula Carter in Guild Information. Last reply by Paula Carter Oct 19, 2016.

EBAA's

Started by Paula Carter in Guild Information Oct 17, 2016.

Guild Competition - advice please! 23 Replies

Started by Paula Carter in Guild Challenges & Guild Albums. Last reply by Debora Hoffmann Sep 12, 2016.

Getting product/public insurance 7 Replies

Started by Helen Mawson in The business of bears. Last reply by Gail Parsons Sep 1, 2016.

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PLEASE READ: Guild Members' Photo Allowance

ALL GUILD MEMBERS:  You are invited to share a maximum of 20 photographs of your bear/animal designs. Please ensure your photographs are sized at 450 pixels wide and saved at 72dpi.  This will mean you need to edit them in a photo editing programme…See More
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