Synopses & Reviews
Named after President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, the teddy bear has been everyone's favorite nursery toy since it first appeared in 1902.
This collection offers a fascinating look at the changing fashions of teddy bears throughout the twentieth century. A "teddy bear timeline" places each design in its historical context, and the teddy trivia scattered throughout is sure to delight every reader.
Readers will also find 14 fully jointed teddy bear designs celebrating classic teddy bear styles. Each one embodies the key teddy characteristics of a specific time period and includes fully illustrated, step-by-step bear-making techniques and patterns.
This collection offers insight into the changing fashions of teddy bear production in the 20th century. A "teddy bear timeline" places each design in its historical context, and techniques for making 14 teddies are explained in step-by-step photographs. Patterns and suppliers are also provided.