I've come down with a mild case of "softie fever" and was smitten with Mad Dog from "Softies Only A Mother Could Love". Then, a friend gave me a couple yards of black suede-like fabric. Destiny! My sewing machine thread kept breaking though and I sewed him by hand.
Beetle Bug was the inspiration for this one. She's sewn from fabric scraps and her gingham legs have quilt batting filling for added body.