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Compiled by Martha Burch
Martha Burch, Martha's Bears, compiled a list of suppliers for everyone's use.
This list is by no means complete and we will be adding reputable suppliers from time to time.
Remember that we take no responsibility for any problems that you might have with any of these suppliers. To the best of our knowledge, they are all reputable and deliver on time.
Many names and links came from bear artists who use these suppliers regularly.
Editors Note: If you'd like a friendly supplier added to this list, please send to Bears&Buds and Martha Burch and tell us what they sell, include web address, contact information and why you like them.
|Mohair, Fabric and Bear Making Supplies
Bear Street Mohair Supplies
Proud sponsor of the URSA Awards Competition
Donna Somers Mettling
A wide variety of mohair, plush, eyes and supplies.
See Donna at many of the teddy bear shows.
She's happy to take special orders
Fabric and Faux Fur
Great customer service, good prices, and fast delivery.
The Throw Company
Faux Fur items and faux fur yardages
Located in UK, online orders only
They are more than happy to send fabric swatches.
Delaney's Bear House
Bill & JoAnne Delaney, Owners
6972 S. Santa Rita Way
Chandler, AZ 85249
|Glass Eyes for Dolls and Bears
106 Wade Hampton Dr
Beaufort, SC 29907
Glass eyes on a wire or looped, doll eyes, teddy bear eyes
The black glass eyes are not necessarily matched exactly.
Fairfield - Poly-Fil
PO Box 1130
88 Rose Hill Ave
Danbury CT 06813-1130
Monterey Mills, Inc.
P. O. Box 790
1725 E. Delevan Drive
Janesville, WI 53546
Grade A stuffing is white virgin polyester and comes in a coil. Packs nicely.
Grade C stuffing is pastel (kind of a yellow) polyester and also comes in a coil. Packs really well, not "springy" If you don't need white - this is great stuff.
Comes in large bags which are heavy to ship. Call to order
|Bear and Doll Crafting Supplies
P.O. Box 8
Leland, IA 50453
Hours: 8am - 4pm CST
A pleasure to work with and will send a catalog upon request.
They carry eyes, supplies, white armature (similar to locline) and tons of stuff.
Factory Direct Craft Supply, Inc.
315 Conover Drive
Franklin, OH 45005
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm EST
Love their floral crafts items.
Must have a business resale number, this is a wholesale house.
Minimum order: $50.00
Faux floral, country gifts, lighted faux branches, cute packaging, great old looking light strands and much more
Exquisite Natural Products
307 Number 9 Road
Fairview, NC 28730-7717
Must have a business resale number, this is a wholesale house. Minimum order: $30.00
Great naturals that can be used as wizard staffs etc - they carry Natraj and fantail contorted willow
Check their web site for a store near you, or you can order online!
Large variety of adornments, crafts, fabrics, ribbons, beads and paint supplies.
Blue Moon Beads
2250 N. University Pkwy.
Provo, Utah 84604
Nice variety of beads and charms.
75 Kinsey Drive * Gettysburg, PA 17325
Sculpting clays, supplies and fantasy film for fairy wings.
|Fabric Dyes and Paints
Located in the UK
Ultra-suede Fabrics and Notions
1695 44th Street
Grand Rapids MI 49508
They have over 150 different colors of Ultra-suede and they do have samples (for purchase). You can order as little as 1/8 yard. They have over 38,000 items for quilting and sewing. They welcome calls with questions! A pleasure to work with!
The Ribbon Store
Website under construction
Will send samples at no charge
Lion/Offray Ribbon -- wholesale
A regional Lion Ribbon Sales Representative is just a phone call away.
You can set up a business account, make an appointment, request a catalog or place an order.
300 International Dr. Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14221
Online Fabric Store
Sewing Notions/RIT Fabric Dyes
large variety of RIT fabric dyes on their web site.
Fabrics: crinkle metallic tissue silk - plus lots of other silks
Fast delivery, can order one yard pieces.
Weir Dolls & Crafts Inc.
4125 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-1734
PHONE: 1-734 - 668 - 6992 ET
PLEASE NOTE: This is not a retail storefront - online orders only
Our normal business hours are Mon, Tues, Thurs., Fri 8:00-2:30
|Weft Mohair for Wigs
|Needle Felting Supplies
The Felted Ewe
Needle Felting Supplies, Needle Felting Kits, Quality Needle Felting Wool and they offer Quality Needle Felting Supplies
Needle Felting Supplies, Kits, Needle Felting Wool
Offers needle felting supplies and instructions with full color photos, needle felting wool, a fun needle felting kit assortment, needle felting supply,
Display Cases - Doll Stands -
Acrylic & Display Risers
4951 Dixie Hwy, Suite 2
Fairfield, OH 45014
Phone: (513) 829-2999
Fax: (513) 829-8089
Most orders ship same day. Very pleasant to work with!
Cardboard step risers which are great for show displays, light and fold flat. Large variety of display items
Bags, Tissues. Gift Wraps, Ribbons
242 Molly Walton Drive
Can order a catalog or online. Very quick delivery.
13630 Industrial Road
Omaha, NE 68137
Hours: 8am-4pm CT
Shipping supplies, boxes, tape and very fast delivery.
1635 Commons Parkway
Macedon, NY 14502
You can call with questions. I love the 'bargain' button--purchased discounted items here.
You can also order smaller quantities of bags.
Heirloom Woven Labels
P. O. Box 428
Moorestown, New Jersey 08057
877-787-2063 for orders
They have a nice selection of quality, sew-in labels at a good price.
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Editors note: Thank you Martha for your research and sharing!
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