Teddy has always been drawn to beauty whether in nature, people or art. After retirement, Teddy returned home to Sydney and began attending classes at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design. Teddy has taken many jewellery classes and workshops and also participated in the Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia annual competition, winning Best Piece Open. Teddy loves creating unique pieces, especially with unusual stones and settings. She enjoys taking raw materials and melting or moulding them into one of a kind designs.