2001 - Teddy Bear Artist Invitational

Carol attended the TBAI on August 17, 2001 in Binghampton, NY.

TBIA People's Choice Award

Carol and Fransisco Stuart at the 2001 TBAI
Francisco Carreno Stewart of Nino's Bears was the winner of the People's Choice Award with his creation of "Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf" which was featured on the August cover of Teddy Bear and Friends Magazine (shown to the right)
Little Red Rding Hood and Wolf by Francisco Carreno Stewart of Nino's Bears

At the show she selected two sets of bears for her collection:
"Sweet Dreams"
Carol and Mary Lou of Bay Side Bears.  Carol is holding Sweet Dreams. Mary Lou Foley of Bayside Bears was Carol's favorite choice at the show. Mary Lou's creations have such life-like features that you just want to take a nice bear nap with them.

Mary Lou's bears were featured on the cover of Teddy Bear and Freinds February 2001 issue.

Esqui & Mo by Anne's's Beary Huggables"
Carol also loved this set of "Huggable" bears by Anne Hancock. Esqui & and Mo came with a story book, that describetheirer childhood.

Diana Lee Palomba of "Timeless Expressions"

Carol also stopped by to see Diana Lee Palomba of "Timeless Expressions". Diana's bears are featured on the October issue of "Teddy Bears & Friends". Diana just launched her new web site at www.TimelessBears.com. You should surf right in and check it out!