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We Retail Luxury High Quality
Mohair Bear Making Supplies
We supply all the quality bear making supplies you need to make professional artist mohair bears.
We retail only the best mohair fabrics including world renowned
German 'Steiff Schulte' and Helmbold mohair fur fabrics.
Schulte have been producing Schulte mohair and alpaca fabrics since 1901, this is the same fabric collectable Steiff Mohair Teddy Bears are made from.
Helmbold' mohair fabric' is another very high quality mohair fur fabric, made in Germany since 1900. You will be spoilt for choice we have a wonderful array of colours textures and pile lengths to choose from...
To compliment our Schulte and Helmbold mohair and viscose fur fabrics we stock our own original hand crafted textiles.
Our patterns and teddy bear kits are our own original designs and are exclusive to Arctophilia Designs.
We like tradition so we supply genuine German handblown glass teddy bear eyes and noses. Also traditional teddy bear cotter-pin joints to make your artist mohair bears fully posable.
To make your mohair bear making simple we retail a good range of simple teddy bear basics to give professional results!
We sell all the fabrics Christie Bears Ltd sold before they closed in 2021
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Teddy Bear Making Courses
If you have a desire to create high quality artist mohair bears, and want to shorten the road to becoming highly proficient, why not attend one of our bear making courses. Our advice to any new bear maker is be cautious with your money and make sure you choose a qualified longstanding professional bear artist to tutor you. Our teddy bear making courses are taught by our own award winning bear artist with the help of other award winning bear making professionals from the standard and miniature teddy bear world.
Arctophilia Bear Making Supplies can provide you with everything, from professional qualified tuition, quality hand picked mohair bear making supplies, expert advice and experience, shared knowledge, and luxury materials. Everything is bought together to install in you the confidence needed to successfully create and sell your very own handmade collectable mohair bears.
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Held in Telford, Shropshire, UK
Our bear course venue is in the Telford centre, just off Junction 5 M54. Our venue is an eight minute safe walk from the main Telford railway station and a four minute walk from the bus station, taxi and black cabs are always available. Our venue has full disabled access with lifts and its own friendly cafeteria. Next to our bear course venue is the Telford Southwater Travel Lodge & Premier Inn, and ample car parking for the hotels next to our course venue.
We retail Steiff Schulte Mohair fabrics just like Bear Basics LTD