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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.

Tambo Teddies NEW Toowoomba Hub

By |2020-08-31T07:13:01+10:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , |

After just eighteen months at our little Mort St Hub it was time to move on. Tambo Teddies Toowoomba was literally bursting at the seams, there was no room to swing a teddy bear! We leased the Mort St premise as a stepping stone, to make sure our Regional Sewing Hub expansion would work. [...]

Meet the Tambo Teddies Team

By |2020-08-04T20:28:16+10:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

It really is about time we introduced our wonderful team! You would have heard the saying -'it takes a village to raise a child'. Well, it takes a great team to create our wonderful Tambo Teddies ready to join your family. In our Team Tambo we have three customer service people and one sewer. Meet [...]

Thank you for choosing Western Queensland

By |2020-07-14T15:37:26+10:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , |

Thank you for choosing Western Queensland. A thank-you campaign started by Ingrid Miller from the Barcoo Shire is gaining momentum. On a trip to town, Ingrid was astounded by the number of visitors who were holidaying in western Queensland. Ingrid started a campaign to say 'Thank-you', providing graphics and digital assets for all to [...]

Basil versus Toby Tambo Teddy Bears

By |2020-07-12T19:07:29+10:00July 12th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We often have to explain the difference between our Basil and Toby Tambo Teddy bears to our customers. Our two Tambo Teddy families have been around for twenty-seven years but the Toby style bear was the first created. Tobies have a flat face, wide set eyes and big ears at side of their head. [...]

And the Famous Empty-nesters are……

By |2020-06-28T15:36:58+10:00June 28th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

Troy Cassar-Daley and Laurel Edwards! These two beautiful bears were originally given to Troy Cassar-Daley and his wife, Laurel Edwards' two children, Jem and Clay. Hailed as one of Australia's finest country music stars, Troy Cassar-Daley has a reputation of being a 'good bloke'. Troy has visited the Blackall-Tambo region several times during his [...]

Our Favourite Teddy Bears

By |2020-06-06T19:30:32+10:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We couldn't be a teddy bear shop without loving Teddy Bears- could we? There are many famous Teds out there and our five favourites are: Winnie the Pooh. What a character, Pooh or Pooh Bear as he is affectionately known was created by English author A. A. Milne back in the 1920s. We just [...]

The Coolest Teddy Bear Facts

By |2020-06-07T06:57:41+10:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , |

Teddy Bears are the perfect gift, a symbol of sympathy, congratulations and love. Everyone has a teddy bear at some stage of their life and all the cool kids have a Tambo Teddy! Here are 10 cool facts about the teddy bear that we thought you should know: 1. After the Titanic sank in [...]

We love your feedback

By |2020-05-24T08:35:45+10:00May 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

We love your feedback! Every week we receive the most beautiful messages from happy customers. Telling us how our Tambo Teddies and other products have delighted both the giver and the recipient. We regularly receive cards in the mail, emails and messages on Facebook. Receiving such positive and individual responses from our customers is [...]

Lost but Found

By |2020-05-25T06:11:18+10:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This is a story of a Tambo Teddy who got lost and then found, but was still really lost. Tambo Teddy Basil Bear number 16,128 was out for a day's adventure. A picnic in park, a road side rest area, a place to stop and stretch his legs. Named Tambo Station Teddles, this wickedly [...]

Story Time at Tambo Teddies

By |2020-04-26T11:01:37+10:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Story time! There is nothing better than cuddling up to your little one and reading a book or a bedtime story together. Spending time with one another, reading a story, and talking, brings you closer together. Our Tambo Teddy Adventure books are the perfect stories for bedtime. Set in the heart of the outback, [...]

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