Sewing machine needles

Choosing the right sewing machine needle.

Selecting the right size and type of needle is just as important for the success of your sewing project as selecting the fabric and thread. In this blog post we review the different size and types of...
on June 08, 2023
Child sitting at a school desk holding a pencil & wearing a white polo shirt

From old school clothes to adorable teddy bear outfits!

If you have children, then the chances are you will have a lot of old school clothes gathering dust somewhere. In this blog post, we look at how you can repurpose your children’s old school...
on June 06, 2023
Porgy (Alan Turing's Teddy Bear)

A Very Mathematical Bear!

Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire, UK is a stately home famous for the codebreaking activities that took place there in the second world war. However, in the middle of the displays documenting the important activities that...
on June 05, 2023
Pile of blue and pink fabric with a reel of thread on top.

Five Tips For Upcycling Fabric Into Beautiful New Teddy Bear Outfits.

We're huge fans of upcycling at Best Dressed Bears and most of the teddy bear outfits featured in our teddy bear clothes sewing patterns have been made from second-hand fabric. In our blog today, we...
on June 05, 2023
Teddy bear and child sitting on wooden floor. The child has brown hair & is wearing a blue striped shirt and black trousers. The teddy bear is not wearing any clothes. The teddy bear is watching the child

The Role of a Teddy Bear in a Child’s Development

For generations, teddy bears have been a staple in children’s lives, providing comfort and companionship but a teddy bear isn’t just a soft cuddly toy for a child to sleep and play with, a teddy...
on June 05, 2023
Honey Flapjacks

Easy to make honey flapjacks

These honey flapjacks are easy to make and will be ready for hungry teddy bears in no time at all! 
on May 22, 2023
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