Now, if you have seen Howl's Moving Castle (or haven't), here is a screenshot of which plush she was talking about (courtesy of Google):
It's the pink and purple cow-looking thing on the bed.
It wasn't much to go by and that was the only shot I could really find. The hardest part is always coming up with the pattern. Once I've got that, it usually goes smoothly. I was a little disappointed when I couldn't find pink and purple striped fabric (you'd think someone would think it was a great idea given the Cheshire cat's fur is exactly the same), but I decided to simply make my own by using strips of purple and strips of pink sewn together.
Some progress shots:
So what do you think? He's made with soft fleece and super cuddly!