Saturday Workshop

Learn from Award Winning Soft Sculpture Teddy Bear Artist Isabella Hoffmann




Wanderlust & Teddy Bear Back Pack

Presented by Isabella Hoffmann of Bearly Collectible


Saturday, February 18, 2017


Crown Plaza Westshore

5303 W Kennedy Blvd.

I-275 at Exit 39A or 40A

Tampa, FL 33607


Class will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and end at 4:30 

Everyone will be on their own for an hour lunch break at noon.

In class you will make . . .

a bear named Wanderlust that measures about 14 1/2" long and is fully jointed.

The bears will be pre-sewn including the vest unless you would like to create
your own vest with material that you have.

 In this class you will learn

The various ways to insert an eye.

How to recognize where to cut the fiber to create a muzzle and create the nose)

Add shading to the face to give it a live like look

Adding wire to the arms to make them more mobile

A quick way to turn the arms and legs inside out

Answering questions you might have about bear making.

Stuffing the arms to avoid feeling the wire and jointing


Various sewing needles.

5" Fiscar scissors
(available at Michel's  and Jo Ann Fabrics)
or a scissor that has small pointed blades.

6" Doll needle to insert the eyes and eye thread

small cat brush or Teddy bear brush to brush the fur

medium brown upholstery thread,

needle nose pliers.

1/4"  wrench &  8mm gear wrench
(available at Ace Hardware (for jointing)

Stuffing tool (hemostat with a long plate)

Black pearl cotton for the nose and claws

Polyester stuffing will be provided

I reserve the right to substitute the mohair as needed.
(Sometimes the same mohair is no longer available but I will try
to find one that is as close as possible).

Class Fee is $135.00 which includes materials 

Pre-Registration by February 1st.



If PayPal says "Item is sold out" that means the class is full.

Contact Isabella for more class information.


If you have any questions regarding the class, please e-mail me



Home phone until Feb. 10th - 414-327-0751      Cell 414-736-7116 


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Bright Star Show page.

Tampa Teddy Bear Show and Sale.

Show date: February 19, 2017 - Sunday

Meet the artists, win prizes and spend more time with Isabella at the show!


Doors open at 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Admission $6.00



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