This is my first stuffed animal. It was fun to make. I got the pattern from another site but made my own modifications. I still have to add a hat and skirt before it is ready to ship off. Ill make those tomorrow. They should be fairly easy. This monkey I made for my niece. She isn't born yet but I hope she likes it. And yes, it is purple. My blood, sweat and tears literally went into making this....I cut my finger with my scissors. By the way, fabric scissors are sharp, and they hurt. That was my biggest set back to making this. Would I do it again....oh yes. this is the link for the pattern if you are interested in making one.