|BJ's Bears - Betty J. Franks||
Joined Oct 12 2015
Your Full Name
Betty J. Franks
Location / Country
United States / Illinois
Are you a Doll or Teddy bear artist or maker?
Teddy bear artist
If you are an artist or bear maker what type of bears do you design and make?
I make teddy bears from quality mohair, alpacha, plush, crochet, and needle felting. I create my own patterns and designs. No two bears are alike. I also make special order memory bears from many personal fabrics.
How long have you made bears or dolls?
24 years since 1991
Are you a Teddy Bear collector?
How many Teddy Bears does your hug hold?
to many to count.
What attracts you to a new Teddy Bear the most?
The facial expressions they hold.
Describe what your dream Teddy Bear would be and look like.
Quality mohair. Vintage bears. A teddy bear that is smaller than 6 inches (15.4cm).
Are you a Doll Collector?
How many Dolls does your collection hold?
I only have a few.
What attracts you to a new Doll the most?
I don't have very many dolls.
Describe what your dream Doll would be and look like.
Describe when and why you started to collect Dolls or Teddy Bears.
I always had a passion for them. Even as a little child. Teddy bears have had a place in my heart.
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