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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 [...]

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 [...]

We Love Wool!

By |2018-10-07T12:18:27+10:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

From the 8th – 21st October, The Campaign for Wool’s annual UK Wool Week will mark its ninth year with an extended programme of events, exhibitions, activities and initiatives designed to educate, inspire and promote the benefits of wool. The Campaign for Wool began in October 2010 with a launch event that saw London’s [...]

Bear 45000 joins the Drought Appeal

By |2019-02-18T10:53:57+10:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bear 45,000 aptly named Stirling Downs Stormy has joined his mates at the Western Queensland Drought Appeal to help raise funds to support our communities who are experiencing the on-going impacts of this extended drought. The Drought has been hitting the region hard for several years and it is not only the farmers who [...]

Dylan says………

By |2019-02-18T10:54:34+10:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What did Dylan have to say competition? The youngest member of the Tambo Teddy family, Dylan, is now eight months old and becoming a real character. Being very mobile (the fastest crawler in Tambo!) he can cut some moves around the shop on a Saturday morning - and the best fun is exploring! Ribbons, [...]

Peter Possum – welcome to the Family

By |2018-06-16T16:05:26+10:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to the family! Peter Possum is the newest member of the Tambo Teddy family. Tambo Possum is a Phalangeriformes,  part of the family of marsupials’ native to Australia. Possums are iconic Australian fauna, they are incredibly agile, with a prehensile tip to the tail which can grasp branches as if they have another [...]

Campaigning for Wool

By |2018-05-15T20:05:06+10:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Since the beginning, Tambo Teddies have been created from the best Australian woollen sheepskins, they were even stuffed with wool in the early days. But despite being an Australian made, quality sheepskin product Tambo Teddies was denied the right to use the Australian Woolmark. The body responsible for the promotion of wool in the [...]

Caring for your Tambo Teddy

By |2018-05-09T20:48:00+10:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Your Tambo Teddy is created from the softest Australian sheepskins we can find, and we want to make sure you know how best to care for your new bear friend. Sheepskin Tambo Teddy bears are made from wool and leather, a totally natural product that can’t be washed in a machine because the skin [...]

Twenty-Five Years of Teddy Bears

By |2018-02-04T14:36:40+10:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the tiny town of Tambo located in the middle of the Outback local women have been crafting sheepskin teddy bears for the past twenty-five years. Following a Government workshop to uncover new industries in regional communities, three women got together and decided to form a teddy bear company. After nearly a year of [...]