Thank you for your recent inquiry in my Heirloom Bears. My name is Cindy Malchoff and I recycle old fur coats to make collectible teddy bears. Send me your retired fur coat and I will create an Heirloom Bear for you.

Depending on the size of your coat I can fabricate a bear any from a 6 inch bear to a 24 inch bear in various styles. If you are looking for more than one bear from the coat, let me know and I will work accordingly. The largest bear(s) possible will be made unless you specify otherwise. All bears are fully lined with a utility muslin. This procedure reduces the stress on the leather when sewing, turning and stuffing. Your bear(s) will be fully jointed (head, arms, and legs), have glass eyes, and a hand stitched nose and mouth. The paw pads and foot pads can be made of the lining of your coat (monograms or patterns can be worked in if they are not too large), shaven fur, or a color coordinated suede. The choice is yours. Each bear will come with a ribbon around its neck.

The cost for an Heirloom Bear made from your fur is $149.95 each regardless of the size. Additional charges for shipping, and sales tax (in NY,) will be added.

To start order your Heirloom Bear(s) please place the garment in a sealed plastic bag, and place the plastic bag into a corrugated box. Please enclose a $40.00 deposit per bear ordered, madepayable to My Apple Tree, and special instructions (e.g.: quantity, stlye, and material choice for paw pads, ) along with your address and phone number and an e-mail address (if available), and mail to :

Cindy Malchoff /My Apple Tree

4131 State Route 9

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Please call (518) 562-4076 or e-mail @ cindy@myappletree. com me to let me know to expect the coat. When the coat arrives I will let you know that I have received it and go over the details of your order. The balance due will be billed when the order is complete. If you require additional information, please contact me. I look forward to the privilege of recycling your fur into an Heirloom Bear.

If you require additional information, please contact me. I look forward to the privilege of recycling your fur into an Heirloom Bear.


Custom Order Form:


Street Address:_____________________________________________________


State:_____________________________________ Zip Code:_______________


E-mail address:_____________________________________________________


Number of Bears requested:________________________

Paw Material preference_________________________________________

Monogram to be used? Yes ________ No________

Additional information:

Amount of Deposit Paid: _______________

(Minimum $40.00 per bear ordered)

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