John Paul Port Bears – Teddy Bear, History, Information

John Paul Port is a teddy bear artist and makes bears under the name Van Poort Designs. The son of Beverly Port, he created his first teddy bear in 1976 named Toby Teddy Bear, made of two pieces of felt sewn together. John Port not only makes teddy bears but is also co-publishes Teddy Today magazine.

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  1. Sreve and Pat Arnot 23 Jun, 2014

    We are looking for a replacemet yellow eye for s Steiff Mr Toad from Wind in the Willows. 1998 limited edition. Do you know where we ca find any in the Seattle area? We missed seeing you at the
    Puyallup show yesterdy june22. Heard you were celebrating your birthday in Hawaii. Congrats!

    Steve Arnot
    7826 47th ave nw
    Tulalip, WA 98271

  2. Lynne Underwood 22 Feb, 2015

    John are you out there ,May show on Pleaston are you bringing the big white rabbit you were holdong for me to the May show

    Lynne Underwood

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