Hello, my name is Gail and I've been making bears for over 25 years. My first class was at Serendipity in Montrose Victoria and I've spent many years since then working with the wonderful artists and teachers at Bear Essence .
I enjoy many other crafts but my real passion is still for creating bears. I became the owner of "The Lace Shop" in Olinda several years ago, where I started designing my own bears in the beautiful Olinda Ranges and "Oli Bears" was born.
I'm fascinated with fairies and elves and old world lace so have an element of those in my creations.
My latest work includes felted pods in which the "Pod Baby Bears" live with a woodland feel.
If you have any queries about any of my Bears, feel free to send me a email at email@example.com or post a question through our Facebook page at "Oli Bears' .