URSA Awards 2013

"Reach Beyond The Stars"

Category 2
Medium Wee Little Outfitted Bear or Bud -5" and Under - Dressed. Any materials

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Mr. Whisper is 5" tall and made from a pale ecru, long pile synthetic, and is filled with a combination of fiberfill and glass pellets.  He is wired and 5-way jointed and can be posed in a variety of positions.  German glass and his nose and mouth are embroidered. He wears a non-removable jacket and a removable top hat both of which are made from wool felt.

Judith Eppolito

Ashenberry - Connecticut, USA




Captain Jack Sparrow is 10.5cm (4.2") tall and inspired by Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Made from micro-fibre and his paw pads are a mini-cashmere. He has an open mouth with modelled teeth in white and gold. Black German glass-eyes with modelled eye-lids. Jack is stuffed with fiber-fil and steel shot. His clothes and sword are completely handmade. 

Natascha Sabo

LeftyBears - Baden-Württemberg, Germany




Lil sugah is a tiny little girl made from dense alpaca. She has black glass eyes and a polymer clay nose. Lil Sugah is stuffed with wool and is fully wobble jointed. 5" tall and wears a pink net dress with a silk rose on her head.

Kay Cooper

Cooper Bears - Kelmscott, West Australia




Antoine is gifted tailor who likes to make garments. 5" tall and made from a short mohair and sitting at his sewing machine. Stuffed with poly and is jointed.

Olga Ozernaya

Plushyk Teddy - Kiev, Ukraine




Eligio is a Pug dog and is 5.9” (15 cm) tall. He is made with natural Schulte mohair then painted with brown color. Black German glass eyes and his nose is embroidered. 5-way cotter pin jointed, stuffed with polyfill, wool and steel balls. Outfit is made with a natural fabric then painted with green and Bordeaux colors. He wears 3 rusty jingle bells. His hat have the same colors of the dress with a brown button on the top. He sits on a hand made sofa decorated with leather and  rusty bells.

Annalisa Taddei

The Tuscany Bear Maker - Tuscany, Italy




Rudy is a OOAK bear and is 5" tall. He was created from a light brown colored imported synthetic fur. 5-way jointed with bent arms and legs and is filled with a combination of wool and glass beads. His face is needle and scissor sculpted and lightly shaded. German glass eyes are set on white Ultra-suede. Rudy wears a hand knit, acrylic yarn sweater and matched cap. He rides a little sled crafted from wood with red metal runners.

Brenda Parker

BrendaBears - Wyoming, USA

At a Glance - All Entries in Category 2


Mr. Whisper

Captain Jack Sparrow

Lil' Sugah







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