Once again thanks for all the warm and fuzzy welcomes. I havnt made a teddy yet but am going to start today. I had received 2 books by Nancy Tillberg and couldnt put them down. I was so inspired by the beautiful photos and easy to follow directions. these 2 books (101 bears to make) and (Teddy bears with a past) are awsome for the beginner and experienced. I am so revved to start.Here is a photo of one of the dolls I have made. the pattern is by Samantha grout. She has a lady bug on her finger and arms just in case you cant see what they are.