Hello, my name is Hayley Eliza Burlison, and I am the creator of Burlison Bears. I've been designing and making my own line of miniature bears since early 2006. I typically do two styles...traditional and whimsical. Most of my bears are distressed to look like an old well-loved friend. I've always been drawn to the look of antique bears. I also make other critters including elephants, rabbits, cats, dogs...etc. Whatever suits my fancy at the time! Most of my work can be purchased through ebay auctions.
Meet Skipper the Sailor bear! This little cutie is made from golden mohair. He wears a felt white sailor cap with elastic bands and a navy blue silk satin ribbon. Can't you just picture him on the high seas?