Yay! Again, I am SO happy you like it. A very good friend of mine is a toy designer and she said she would teach me how to "sew like a pro". Through much trial and error, including 2 screw ups and 8 hours worth of work, I had that little guy. I based him off a hand puppet that my little cousin had.
It was also the first time I learned to make little bean bags for the feet.
Oh, and those awesome eyes are from ebay. I bought a huge box of random eyes for $6 almost 2 years ago, and I knew they were perfect for this bad boy.
Here's the puppet he's based on: