Want more Powerpuff Engineers? How about Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions puppets?

A favorite webshow is Adafruit's Ask an Engineer hosted by Limor "Ladyada" Fried and Phil Torrone. And working behind the scenes is Johngineer.

So why not do a mashup of Despicable Me minions and the awesome gang at Ask an Engineer. In Adafruit black, of course.

Disclaimer: All characters appearing in this work are fabric. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is, well, purely intentional.

Step 1: If Geppetto Went Dumpster Diving...

These puppets are made from scraps around the house.

You need some cardboard

fabric, fleecy for the body, something else for the overalls and hands/shoes

googly eyes or just paint your own

elastic band

a bit of fiberfill stuffing

glue and hot glue

sewing machine and/or serger for quick assembly and prototyping

fabric paint or other method to make the logo imprint on the overalls

CAUTION: No lasers here but there could have been.  Learn how to operate a sewing machine and serger safely.  Hot glue guns are hot, even the cooler low-temp ones, I know.  

This is so cool
I love it!
Now all you need is a mosfet and a zener
Let's see, I do have <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/TW-the-RGBLT-LED-Puppet/" rel="nofollow">an LED</a> and <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Mho-Better-Resistor-Value-Decoder-Plushie/" rel="nofollow">a resistor</a>...
Haha! That's cool =D
So adorable... I cannot wait for my girls to see the movies, hoping they will want to have their own minions... No, wait, they already have parents, why would they need minions... <br> <br>Thanks for sharing!
We're all minions.
Cool! Great job! Your projects are always cool! 'Cept for the recipes made out of rodents... I never quite understood those... :P
Thanks, I never quite understood those recipes for K'nex... :P
Haha! Me neither! Melted plastic doesn't taste so good... :/

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