I adore softies! They can be as neat and cute as you want or as complete craziness as you want! The sky is the limit on them. We have a created a few over at the Hello Ladies Sweat Shop - here are a few pics of those:
And here are a few that Flickr.com had to offer me. :)
Get creative and make a softie for someone. I made them for all my neices one year for Christmas and they LOVED them!!!!