Welcome to Bearly Collectibles, the online home of the Bella Bears line of collectible bears and critters made by fine fiber artist 
Isabella Hoffmann. 

Bella Bears' Beginnings
Isabella began making mohair teddy bears as a hobby in 1992, and loved it enough to begin professionally in 1995. Her award winning designs and pieces have been adopted and created by thousands of people around the world, and she has been a featured artist in numerous magazines and shows. She was a designer for Clements GmbH Toy Company in Germany, and some of her pieces are on permanent display in a museum there as well. She teaches bear making classes in the Milwaukee area, and is available for private instruction. Contact Isabella for more information about private classes!




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Isabella and Friends
Some important bearmaking tools!
Isabella at an Ohio bear show in 2008.
Isabella and friend at an artist bear show.