Living in the picturesque town of Königsbrunn, Germany, Rita Bruckdorfer celebrates making teddy bears for three decades,
“I've worn many hats in my life, but one passion has remained constant and hat is my love for crafting teddy bears and other creatures.”
She uses a variety of materials, some from simple plush others from mohair and other valuable fabrics.
“I do all the unique designs in my cozy workshop.”
Each of her teddy bears and animals have a distinctive trait; notably a large nose and impressively stout feet. These characteristics give them an unforgettable charm and personality.
“I meticulously select the finest materials to create these little marvels, pouring my heart and soul into every stitch.”
“My workshop is not just a place for crafting cute cuddly animals; it's a haven for creating lifelong companions. Every year, I bring five new designs to life, resulting in 150 different specimens. Each bear or animal I craft is like a unique work of art, ready to capture the hearts of collectors and enthusiasts.”
Rita’s teddy bears and creatures aren't just hidden away in her workshop. They find new homes through her web site, at teddy bear fairs and online shows.