Teddies by Laura Lynn

One of a Kind and Small Limited Edition Collectible Artist Teddy Bears Designed + Created by Teddy Bear Artist Laura Lynn Matthews

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Road Trip to Cincinnati!

Yesterday was a special treat - my friend Tami Eveslage (and incredible bear artist!) and I got together at her house for socialization and bear making!  

Tami and I have known each other online for many years.  We'd see each other at the show in Schaumburg, IL.  She did more shows that the Schaumburg one, but it was often the only show I did as I lived nearby.  But with me living in Chicago and her in Cincinnati, OH, it was a little too far to go for an afternoon!  Now that I'm living in Lexington, KY though - it's a piece of cake!

I had such a wonderful time!  It's always so much fun to visit other teddy bear artists and see their studios - and talk and talk and talk!!!!  I loved looking at her bear collecting... and her mohair! ;)  As a hobby Tami also makes dolls which are incredible!  

I'm looking forward to doing this again!


  • At June 11, 2011 , Blogger JENNIFER, said...

    Hi Laura Lynn, I'm not a bear artist but I am a collector and I met Tami at one of the shows some years ago. She is such a nice person! I had her make me a bear named big cinder (I think that was his name) she put claws on him...I adore that bear and to this day he is a favorite. I'm so glad you were able to visit her, you both must have had such a nice time. :o) Have a super weekend! Jennifer

  • At June 11, 2011 , Blogger Laura Lynn said...

    Hi Jennifer, OMG yes, she is SO sweet!!! And yes, her bears are amazing!! Thanks for visiting and you have a good weekend too :) Laura Lynn

  • At June 11, 2011 , Blogger JENNIFER, said...

    Hi Laura Lynn, you are correct on the body styles! his is an 80 and mine is a 95 convertible. :o)

  • At June 11, 2011 , Blogger Cheryl @ Bingle Bears said...

    How wonderful, Laura! Two great bear-makers meeting together for some fun and chatting--I'm quite envious.


  • At June 12, 2011 , Blogger Coraleen Kershaw said...

    I also follow Tami's blog and like you, she makes beautiful bears and it must have really been a lovely afternoon day for you to spend it together, Coraleen

  • At June 14, 2011 , Blogger deb said...

    Sounds like fun..where are the pictures?!

  • At June 26, 2011 , Blogger Raggy Rat said...

    ooh jealous !
    cat xxx


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