Monday, March 6, 2017

Additional newbies looking for a home~~

 A few more  sweet teddies and their fuzzy friends for you~~

 16" Blue Belle is made of hand dyed and distressed German mohair. her pads and paws are dyed Merino wool. Her yes are antique shoe buttons. Nose mouth and claws are vintage black wool, with beige overlay thread. She is filled with excelsior and weighted with secured encased steel BB's. She is wearing a custom made cotton dress, with a Merino wool jacket, made just for her. Her little duckling friend is Riley, made of German mohair, hand dyed and distressed, weighted with steel BB's. Riley has genuine shoe button eyes.

  $354.00 SET~ FREE shipping within the USA.~~ SOLD!

13"  (soft tan) Danielle has been created of German mohair, dyed and aged. Antique shoe button eyes, Pearle cotton nose, mouth and claws. Excelsior filled and weighted with securely encased steel BB's. merino wool paws and pads. Danielle is wearing  a sweet little dress made form vintage cotton hankies. Her jacket is hand dyed Merino wool.  Adorned with an adorable Merino wool posey. Her duckling friend is Robbie. Hand dyed Mohair, and filled with excelsior as well, Weighted with steel BB's.

  $269.00 SET~ FREE shipping within USA.~~ SOLD!

13"( Pink)  Della and her adorable duckling, Issy. Created of imported German mohair, filled with excelsior and weighted with securely encased steel BB's.
   Della has antique shoe button eyes,  Pearle cotton nose mouth and claws. her lovely pinafore is created form vintage hankies. She is wearing a Merino wool coat, with an adorable handmade posy sewn on. Issy is a sweet variegated pink duckling with a pink Merino wool bill.

  $269.00 SET~ FREE shipping within USA.~~ SOLD!

  Thank you for taking a peek, if you have any questions, please message me. you can also find me on Facebook!

NEW Beardsley Bears.. just for YOU!

 Hello~! So nice of you to drop in and see what is new in the Beardsley Bear world.
  Today I have for you 8 wonderful and unique teddies~

  First of all~~ The Quints! Identical yet unique.. Pleased to introduce you to~

 Mason, Mitchell, Murray, Mosley and Micah..please let me know which one tickles your fancy and he will be shipped FREE within the USA.

 $213.00 Each

 Each Quint has been created of hand dyed and aged Viscose, imported from Germany. They have lovely blue glass eyes, brown embroidery nose, mouth and claws. They are filled with excelsior, and nicely weighted with securely encased steel BB's. A vintage red ribbon at neck, with a reproduction Teddy Roosevelt campaign button affixed to a patriotic red white and blue gross grain ribbon.  Lovely little fellows looking for a new forever home!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

NEW WORK just created~~

 Hello everyone, it has been a while since I posted anything new, so I am going to try and catch up and be more regular now!

  Hope you enjoy them and please email with any questions you may have!
  Hugs and thanks..Deb
  Prices are as follows..Ecru bear~~ SOLD
  Three adorable bears (blue pink and golden) SOLD
 Viola Blue Bear with Denim Duckling set: $385.00 (16" and 7") SOLD
  Peter Rabbit Begging Bunnie:  $155.00 (8") SOLD
 Thank you!
  PayPal accepted :)
  Hugs, Deb

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New Prototype for sale to Mailing list!

  Been awhile once again.
  I have a brand new piece, newly created, that I am offering on a first come first serve basis.
  His name is *Chedward Cheeky Bunnie*
  He is 12" tall, made of aged, hand dyed, shaded and painted Viscose.
  Pads and Inner ears are Merino wool. Genuine antique shoe buttons eyes.
 Excelsior filled, weighted nicely with encased steel shot.
   Wonderful expression~~
  Antique uber rusty skeleton key, with an aged Satin ribbon at neck.
  let me know ASAP by emailing me.

 Special price~~$255.00~~ shipping included within USA.
 Hurry..cuz Ched will be headed to eBay within 24 hours.
Thank you~~
  Hugs per usual...Deb

Thursday, February 7, 2013

New pieces!~~~~


 Been awhile as usual, hope you are all doing fabulously~~!!
 Have a few new pieces I would like to post here, many new pieces actually~~
 Hope you enjoy! and do let me know if you would like something special??


  Below are a few pics of the pieces I sent to *THE TOY SHOPPE* in Richmond. VA~

  Boston Bugsy, Madeline the PUG and Vernon..a sweet little distressed teddy bear~
  More pics of newer designs to follow!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Olde Olde Petey the Pititful Pug~~

9" tall, straw filled, olde shoe buttons eyes...custom made olde sailor collar..

Deb's adorable new pups!

Hello everyone!

It's been an incredibly long long time since I posted anything..cannot say why for sure~~ but here I am again, will really try to be in touch this way more often :)

Been busy making:

3 adorable NEW pups!!

A Springer Spaniel, A Cocker Spaniel and an adorable..very very OLDE PUG! If you are interested in a special piece custom made piece, please email me..

Hope all is well where ever you are!!

With warmest Regards and HUGS!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Teddy Bears of Witney~ preview 2009-2010

New for 2009-2010! These cannot be pre-ordered, they will be coming out in the Fall 2009 Teddy Bears of Witney catalog. A little sneak peek just for YOU!
All exclusive for Teddy Bears of Witney in the UK.
Fun Fun!

Colette~ A little girl French Hare

A sweet little girl that just came into being today. She is now up for auction on eBay! A five day auction, she is 13" tall.
Made of hand dyed mohair, distressed for an aged appearance. Her dress is made of vintage hankies~ so incredibly sweet and unique.

Deborah Beardsley Elertson

Deborah Beardsley Elertson

Welcome to Deb's corner of the world!

So happy you could drop in to visit for a moment! I am new at this Blogging, but I thought I had better get in step with the times~ So please, "bear" with me as I explore this new world and creative venue~
I will be posting pictures of the new pieces I make, and also some of the older interesting ones. I do hope you will stop by often to see what is going on. Thoughts and musings about life in the middle of the Northern Wisconsin Woods, on this journey of bear making and grandparenting!
I will be adding new widgets and gadgets as I become more familiar with it all.
Many thanks for stopping by! See you soon!

About Me

Holcombe, Wisconsin, United States
I have been a full time professional teddy bear artist for 13 years. I sell through quite a few fine shoppes worldwide, have been published in several magazines and fine catalogs featured my creations along with many other wonderful doll and bear artists. I take much pride in my work and strive to bring that same sense to you,the collector. Before making my own teddy bear patterns, I worked in the commerical sewing industry, sewing upholstery, men's garments, furs, leather shoes, leather garments. It has been quite a journey and an adventure into all sorts of sewing! I truly love what I do and enjoy bringing that sense of pleasure to my customers worldwide. It is an honor and blessing. I am happily married to my husband, Pete, for many years =). We live on 92 beautiful wooded acres in Northern Wisconsin, it is very peaceful and quiet. Perfect for focusing and creating! Through my new BLOG, I will be posting new pieces for sale especially for you, my collectors. And if you are just visiting~ Thank you for stopping by!
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Favorite things in life

  • Hugs and kisses from grandchildren!
  • Watching my children parent their children~
  • Meeting customers!
  • Creating teddy bears and their sometimes silly friends
  • Dyeing new mohair
  • New mohair
  • Good wine~~
  • Eating!
  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Colorful flowers in my garden (or anyones'!)
  • Warm sunny days~

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