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BARTIE BRISTLE limited editions


Bartie Bristle - 'Handle With Care' 2015 Edition

Bartie Bristle 'handle with care' 2015, all ready for his move to our new studio. Made from beautiful 'teddy yellow 'alpaca' with glass eyes and cotter pin jointing. He has his own hand made felt packing case which has the Bear It In Mind logo, the year and his edition number embroidered on it.

He will also wear a 'handle with care' label around his neck and arrive to you complete with his Womin. He stands approximately 23cm tall and will be a limited edition of only 15 pieces. Made to order throughout 2015.

Retail price £95. Order yours early to avoid disappointment.

BFF (Best Friends Forever) Bartie Bristle 2013 Edition

BFF (Best Friends Forever) Bartie Bristle – 2013

Introducing their seventh in the series of annual collectable bears, Bartie Ventures are pleased to introduce BFF Bartie to their customers.  Hand made using sparse dusty gold mohair; BFF represents the lifelong love that a teddy will bring to his owner and the very necessary service that Bear It In Mind business provides in terms of cleaning, restoration and repair.

With his wistful gaze, saggy tum and bandage, this new edition is sure to charm.  Each bear is made using glass eyes, cotter pin jointing and hand stitched details including nose, claws and ‘wounds’.  His paw and foot pads are made using gold coloured Ultrasuede and sport the Bear It In Mind logo and date and issue number which has been embroidered in red.

BFF Bartie Bristle comes to you wearing a beautiful light amber hollow glass bead around his neck. Representing a sweet honey lozenge, these necklaces are made for us by Confusion Glass of Lymington.

Barties are not complete now without their own little Womin and this one will not disappoint.  (Womins are formed when materials used during the production or restoration of a teddy bear collect in the corners of the studio and are left to their own devices.  They are very friendly, a little mischievous and delightful companions for your favourite bear.)

BFF Bartie Bristle costs £95.00inc VAT with an additional charge of £7.55 should you require postage.

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Competition winners!

Congratulations to...

Mrs Caroline Coffey, Mr Dave Flowers and Mrs Georgie Palmer who named our shop exclusive bear:

Bartie Bristle of Beaulieu

Our delightful bear, designed by Amanda Middleditch of Hairy Hugs, can be purchased in our shop.

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Speedy the Gardener and Project Running Blade

We would like to introduce you all to Speedy the Gardener.  He has been commisioned from us by the team at Project Running Blade to be their official mascot.  On May 22nd 2010 there will be an attempt to make a new world land speed record on a lawnmower at Pendine Sands! 

Check out the website for full details

We will all be there!!

Speedy the Gardener

Speedy with Amanda and Julie
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Local entrepreneur, Bartie Bristle, the proprietor of the Bartie Bristle Hotel and Spa in Beaulieu in the New Forest successfully bungee jumped on Sunday 8th March to raise funds for cystic fibrosis.

The jump was a success!!.  Many thanks to the Beaulieu Fire crew who were Chris Morley, Mike Dolbear and Dave Fisher.

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(Breast Cancer Care)

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(Supporting Children in Need)

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Bear it in Mind - Collectable Teddy Bears, Restoration, Cleaning and Repair