Nestled near the shores of the Raquette
River in Hannawa Falls, a small town in
Northern New York State, is a special
Hospital called 'EmBears. It is here
that animals are Lovingly and
Individually Handmade by Ellen MacMaster,
the Owner, Administrator and only Doctor
at the Hospital. The Hospital Nursery
is full of Teddy Bears, Lambs, Bunnies,
Dogs, Pigs, Penguins, Opossums and
Skunks. The animals range in size from
8 inches to 28 inches, some Baby-Safe
with Embroidered Eyes and Noses, and
some that are 5-Way Jointed and Poseable,
all waiting that Adoption Call.
have an old Fur Coat, or other clothing
that you don't know what to do with, let
'EmBears Create a Collectable Memory
Bear for you.
pre-occupation with Stuffed Animals
started as a child, and continues still
with my bedroom home to over 60 pair of
eyes - stacked in corners, sitting on
the dresser and dangling precariously
from my very own Tree of Stuffed
Critters! My first bear was made as a
church project in 1996.
'EmBears belief that everyone needs a
Stuffed Critter to cuddle. My goal is to
put a smile in everyone's heart through
my Art of creating Huggable, Fuzzy
Bundles of Love - the Critters I call 'EmBears.
You don't have to be a child to want
something soft to cuddle with!