Many “teddy bears” are homemade as gifts or for charity, while “teddy bears” often create “teddy bears” for retail and decorate them individually with commercial and recycled ornaments like sequins, beads and ribbons. Sewn teddy bears are made from a variety of materials, including felt, cotton and velvet. While many are sewn, others are made from yarn, either knitted or hooked. Some popular mass teddy bears that are made today are Rupert, Sooty, Paddington and Pudsey Bear. The books were also written with the teddy bear as the main character. Winnie-the-Pooh, Corduroy, Teddy Tells Time, Tristan the Teddy Bear (from teddy bear`s valleys) and Teddy Dressing. The first teddy bears were made to look like real bears, with elongated snouts and eyes. .