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Ten Things We Love about Tambo

Tambo is the home of our beautiful Tambo Teddies and is quite well known as the Outback Teddy Bear Capital. Even though its a small town, only having a population of around 400 people, there is plenty to love about Tambo. Here are the top ten things we love about our town: 1. Tambo [...]

By |2019-03-05T11:53:10+10:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Five Years at Teddies

It's amazing to think we have owned this little business for FIVE years. It just seems like yesterday we were wondering what we had done ! The years may have flown past but they have been action packed and we have achieved so much. We decided to reflect on our five favourite things about [...]

Our Regional Sewing Hub

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

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

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

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 [...]

By |2019-01-06T17:48:50+10:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Woolmark – It’s Official.

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 [...]

By |2018-12-04T06:15:35+10:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tambo’s Teddy Bears in Verse

Inspired to learn of the Teddies enterprise during a difficult time for the wool industry; a couple of ladies chipping in at near ground zero to pull a little town up by its bootlaces poet, Robert Raferty was moved to pen the poem, 'Tambo's Teddy Bears' on 19th November, 1995. Robert Raftery is a [...]

By |2018-11-18T19:56:58+10:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tambo Teddies – Fit for Royalty

We couldn't believe our luck! Another gorgeous Tambo Teddy was chosen by the Government as Queensland's gift for Royalty. Six days before Prince Harry and Meghan were to visit Queensland, Alison's mobile rang and an aide from the Premier's office said the Premier would like to speak with her and asked if she was [...]