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Christmas is for Giving – give a gift that lasts.

By |2020-11-15T09:18:16+10:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After the wrapping paper has been torn off and thrown away we are so often left wondering what we have left on Christmas Day. So many toys, gifts and goodies don't last for long after the big day. Often played with briefly and then thrown away, pushed into a back corner becoming part of [...]

A little Vignette featuring Tambo Teddies

By |2020-10-17T06:20:15+10:00October 17th, 2020|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , |

This month we featured in a vignette in the Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (ADFAS) Gold Coast bulletin. A quarterly publication that is sent to members and published online. Editor of the newsletter, Valerie Shooter, contacted us about a feature on Tambo Teddies. As COVID restrictions eased Val was aware many people were [...]

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. [...]

Tambo Lambo

By |2020-04-19T08:45:28+10:00April 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies little lamb Its fleece is white as snow Pretty ears and so soft to cuddle Tambo Lambo is the one to know. Tambo Teddies little lamb Is such a cute little fellow White, curly and very woolly Get your Tambo Lambo tomorrow. Our new little woolly friend is a little lamb called [...]

Sydney Gift Fair – that’s a wrap!

By |2020-03-01T16:35:24+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tammy and Alison travelled to Sydney this month to fly the flag for Tambo Teddies at the Australian Home and Gift Fair held at the Sydney Olympic Park. Choosing to drive, it was an epic trip as we headed off from Tambo on Wednesday February 19 at 4.45 am. We had a few jobs [...]

#buyfromthebush

By |2019-10-29T17:40:42+10:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

We are just loving the inspirational #buyfromthebush campaign! Started by Grace Brennan from Warren in New South Wales, #buyfromthebush aims to bring attention to small businesses in drought stricken regions who are doing it tough.  The campaign is encouraging our city friends to support their country counterparts this Christmas. Small business is often hailed [...]

Teddies Original Oz Gear

By |2019-08-04T11:05:34+10:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies iconic Stockmen bears dressed in their original Oz gear have been around as nearly as long as Tambo Teddies itself. Not long after the bears had hit the market it was suggested that the teddy bears needed dressing, and so Mr & Mrs Stockman and their mate Little Aussie Ringer were born. [...]

Woohoo…..we’re in the finals of the Queensland Multicultural Awards

By |2019-06-30T12:26:13+10:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We're so excited, we are finalists in the business category of the Queensland Multicultural Awards! We have been selected for the work we have been doing in partnership with Multicultural Queensland Australia providing jobs for refugees at our regional sewing hub in Toowoomba. ‘Supply’ of bears has been the constricting factor in growth of [...]

It’s a Teddy Bear Shop!

By |2019-07-01T16:03:20+10:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

'It's a Teddy Bear Shop!' visitors to Tambo exclaim. Travellers are a bit bemused by a teddy bear shop in the middle of a tiny Outback Queensland town. And seriously, what is the go with these teddy bears? Tambo Teddies has been operating for twenty-six years, five years under our ownership. The business was started [...]

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 [...]

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