Archive for July, 2013

Has Anyone Seen My Lazy Hound Dog?

“If You Build It – They Will Come” is a well known saying. I built and sold them and now I wondering what happened to them. I’m talking about stuffed toys.  I was a stuffed toy designer from the late 1950s to the early 1980s – about 25+ years.  The Lazy Hound was one of […]

Are There Any Giant White Shaggy Dogs Out There?

Looking for Special stuffed toy is like looking for a friend. you haven’t seen in years  – I know exactly what he looks like, but it’s been years since I have seen one. I spent the first 25+ years of my working life as a stuffed toy designer for Mary Meyer – our family stuffed toy business here […]

Mary Meyer Humpty Dumpty Stuffed Toys

I wonder how many Old Humpty Dumpty stuffed toys are out there. When I did the designing of Mary Meyer stuffed toys I had a wind-up musical version, a “Shake Me I Chime” version and a soft stuffed version.   Why so many?  The first design was a soft, non-musical stuffed toy.  It was a popular design for girls and […]