The Original Online, Teddy Bear Magazine

Reaching thousands of bear collectors worldwide!

 

Together we achieve the extraordinary!
 

July - August 2018
Teddy Bear Magazine

Table of Contents

 
Sponsors of the Annual URSA Awards Competition
 
Bears&Buds is a Green Magazine!
 

Valerie Rogers

Publisher/Executive Editor of the original online teddy bear magazine, since 2005

 

Introduction from the publisher

Welcome to the wonderful world of teddy bear making, collecting and reading our online teddy bear magazine!

 

We extend a very Special Thank you’s to all who contribute to Bears&Buds; our artists, collectors, advertisers, cub reporters, and digital imaging creators.

 

And to all of you who keep this hobby exciting, on the cutting edge, friendly and thriving.

 

 

 

Focus on the Bear News

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Meet the URSA Finalist!

Vote now and until August 31st for your one favorite bear, bud or artist.

Your vote helps pick the URSA Major - Best Overall Winner!

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Helping others find upholstery materials, Gill discovered teddy bear making!

Ever wondered about the life of your beloved old bear?

Online appraisal offer you the bears history along with its current value. Ask Brenda!

Helping others!

 

That is what Dud does best!

We are celebrating our 13th year in online publicating

 

A very special thank you to all who have joined Bears&Buds, contribute articles, links and photos!

 

Meet many of the Bears&Buds and Bright Star Promotions' artists in each of the 7 yearly shows.

 

Buy bears online is fun!

When inspiration hits, check out the articles in the
Sparks Section.

Thirty year show comes
to an end.

 

Ann Arbor was a bittersweet day!

Meet the artists at teddy bear  shows around the world.

 

Find a show close to you!

Stop in - see the bears!

Keep abreast of current bear happenings.

 

Enjoy the videos and bear reports. 

 

Free to read.

Newsy articles about teddy bears and live bears too!

 

Members - login to enjoy!

The story behind how Gollies became teddy bears best friends.

Having trouble finding bear making supplies?

 

Check out the list of trusted suppliers artists use.

 

 

Professional Artist Members login and learn more about operating your business, bear making techniques, copyright laws explained and more.
How to protect your patterns and your art.

A Star in the World of Teddy Bears . . .

Winnie the Pooh

Past Featured Articles

 

You'll never miss a thing when you go to the archive to enjoy all the past featured articles

 

Good Bears of the World
is a charitable organization gifting teddy bears. 

Join and help.

 

  Congratulations . . .

  to all who entered
  and to all who have won!

 


A very special thank you goes to all our
2015
URSA Awards sponsors.
Please visit their web sites.

 


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We have always been a "green" magazine, by being an online magazine and not a printed publication which helps our planet's environment.

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mission statement
The articles, features, products and links found on Bears&Buds do not constitute endorsement or guarantee of artist's workmanship or merchandise quality. The informative articles are designed to enrich the reader's knowledge and to introduce the many talented and varied artists-members that make up the teddy bear world. Bears&Buds is not responsible for errors or omission. If you find a broken link, please email us.
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