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About Alison Shaw

After four years running this business I still love wool! Teddies is always taking us on another adventure as we strive to improve and grow this little business. I love meeting the challenges that pop up and enjoy marketing our Tambo Teddies to the world.

We Love Our Customers

By |2019-05-06T06:27:45+10:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our customers love Tambo teddy bears and at Tambo Teddies we love our customers. We love our customers so much we have developed a loyalty program. The program began in April 2019. We have wanted to get it going for a while, but it took a bit to get it set up and working [...]

DNA Tambo

By |2019-05-01T05:34:17+10:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We were excited to be a part of the Australian Wool Networks' launch of their DNA Tambo program at the Tambo Stock Show last Saturday (April 27th). Featuring wool grown locally at Lansdowne Station, AWN presented their DNA program whereby consumers can trace the origins of their garments and learn the back story of [...]

Tambo Traveller

By |2019-05-06T06:35:19+10:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you been keeping up with Tambo Traveller's adventures? Tambo Traveller (Tambo Trav for short) is a bear who is always out and about. He is bear who loves heading to new places and tackling new adventures. Dressed ready for escapades, Trav wears a Bear-as-a-Bone to keep himself dry and a leather hat to [...]

Tambo Teddies on Landline

By |2019-05-01T05:23:26+10:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How lucky were we? Our story on ABC Landline! Interest in our new venture encouraged journalists David Chen and Nathan Morris from ABC Southern Queensland to put together a great piece on our Regional Sewing Hub. And it came together so well! We didn't think we had that much to tell, or were [...]

Our Regional Sewing Hub

By |2019-02-17T11:35:06+10:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have started a Regional Sewing Hub in Toowoomba! Located on the corner of Mort and Bridge Streets, our hub has 4 machines that started humming away on February 11th. At the Hub we have three full time workers and two part-time, ensuring the machines will be creating Tambo Teddies all week long. Four [...]

14 Ways to say ‘I Love You’ at Tambo Teddies

By |2019-02-04T19:31:56+10:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to the feeling of love and friendship, a day to celebrate romance, love and devotion. It is usually celebrated by giving friends, family and especially significant others flowers and gifts to show affection. In Finland, this day is referred to as the “Friend of the Day” while in [...]

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, OI, OI, OI

By |2019-01-19T07:20:11+10:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk has been heard to say, ‘There is nothing more Queensland than a Tambo Teddy’ and we couldn’t agree more and would like to take the statement a wee bit further……’There is nothing more Australian than a Tambo Teddy!’ Or is there? What about our Tambo Teddy Aussie Animals? They are [...]

2018 in Review

By |2019-01-06T17:48:50+10:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oh, what a year! We knew 2018 would be a big one - being the twenty-fifth anniversary of Tambo Teddies, but it ended up bigger than we imagined. We started the year creating a limited-edition Jubilee bear, singing a little Tambo Teddies tribute. February, we said goodbye to Kiralee who decided her life was [...]

Woolmark – It’s Official.

By |2018-12-04T06:15:35+10:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great excitement in the Teddy camp this week - we have officially received the Woolmark certification for our teddy bears! We didn't think 2018 could get any better...…...but it did...…. when we were contacted the AWI's (Australian Wool Innovation) Manager of Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Feighan, asking us about our products we started [...]