Traditional mohair teddies - 'Milo' or Roxy - Beginner's and Returners 2-Day Workshop, Ilkley



Beginner's will make Milo, an adorable, mischievous, traditional jointed teddy bear. Milo is 23cm high when standing, 17cm when sitting. Returners who already have a 'Milo' in their collection will make a bear with a different authentic mohair coat. We've called her Roxy. In this two full-day (6hrs per day) weekend course, learn teddy-making skills and the fascinating heritage of mohair bears from his designer, Jacqueline Schultz, owner of Jacqueline’s Bears. Milo and Roxy's authentic appearance is thanks to their Steiff Schulte Ratinee 100% mohair ruffled coat as well as their movable cotter pin joints, British-made glass eyes and endearing features. This booking includes two sessions and a Bear Kit that includes all the materials to make your bear. Please note, the mohair might vary slightly depending on availability from our suppliers. You don’t need any previous bear-making experience but we do recommend you have basic sewing skills. Classes are individually priced & include the tools to use in class and all materials, unless otherwise indicated. Each participant also receives a 10% off voucher to spend online.

What's included in the price?

All materials. Lunch not included but lots of lovely places in the vicinity for all budgets.


1 weekend (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Duttons for Buttons

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Founded in 1906, we are a family firm with shops in York and Harrogate. We specialise in haberdashery and needlecrafting materials and workshops, with an international reputation for stocking over 10,000+ different button designs. Our classes are held in a beautiful beamed room at the top of our medieval building in York and in the Yorkshire town of Ilkley in a converted Victorian double-fronted shop. They are taught by practicing designers and makers with considerable expertise in (and passion for) their respective crafts, and considerable teaching experience.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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Mrs Duttons Wondrous Workshops, 3 Church Street, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9DR