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The instructables robot contest has inspired me to make the instructables site robot; you will notice from the pictures our site robot is very busy in the kitchen, garden, craft room and shop! I have wanted an instructables robot prop to add interest to my instructables and for custom instructables robot patch stickers to send to members here on instructables.

He is fairly quick and easy to make. I used nuts and bolts for the arms and legs to make him not quite so cuddly. I had serious plans on making him a chefs hat but decided it would be too small for me to attempt. Perhaps I will make a plush instructables robot and make him a chefs hat in the near future. I hope the instructables robot likes this instructable. He is quite handsome and he makes a lot of members very happy!

Follow through and I will show you how to make the instructables site robot.

 
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Step 1: Tools and Supplies

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This is what you will need:

Yellow cotton fabric scrap

Red felt dots for ear muff

Embroidery thread red, black, and brown or red, brown and black paint

Matching thread

2 u-bolts with nuts

Scissors

Seam ripper optional

Embroidery hoop optional

Pen and paper for drawing the pattern

Small round plastic lid for robot base

Sewing needle, sewing machine optional

Glue



Step 2: Trace Robot

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Trace the robot onto the fabric.

Draw a robot slightly larger than the size you want (to allow for seams).

Cut a piece of yellow fabric quite a bit larger than the image if you will be embroidering the robot.

Trace the robot onto the fabric as shown.

Step 3: Embroider or Paint the Robot

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Embroider or paint the robot as shown.

Place the cloth in the hoop or paint to your liking.

Embroider the outlines as shown using the black, red, and brown thread.

kbp5551 month ago
Cool!
sunshiine (author)  kbp5551 month ago
Thanks for stopping buy and do have a great day.
sunshiine
sunshiine (author)  kbp5551 month ago
Thanks for stopping by and commenting. Hope your day shines.
sunshiine
ChrysN3 months ago

Your robot is supper cute, congratulations on the win!

sunshiine (author)  ChrysN3 months ago
Thanks so much ChrysN! I can't wait to see the robot necklace. Have a great weekend.
sunshiine

Congratulations for making to finals :) sunshiine :)

sunshiine (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya3 months ago
Thank you Taurn! I would love a necklace but there are so many good entries. Here is hoping. Have a beautiful day.
sunshiine

And your wish came true :), congratulations on first prize. :D

sunshiine (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya3 months ago

It did Tarun! I am a happy girl!

sunshiine

lindarose923 months ago

Congratulations on being a finalist sunshiine!! :)

sunshiine (author)  lindarose923 months ago
Thanks so much Linda, I hope to win a necklace!
sunshiine

Fingers crossed for you! :)

sunshiine (author)  lindarose923 months ago

Thanks so much Linda, I am rooting for you also!

sunshiine

bergerab4 months ago

Hahaha your photos of the robot holding a rake and eating are so funny! I love this!

sunshiine (author)  bergerab4 months ago

Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting. I changed the first picture because of your comment. Have a cool summer.

sunshiine

craftclarity4 months ago

This is SUPER CUTE!!!! Thanks sunshiine!!

sunshiine (author)  craftclarity4 months ago

Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! I hope your day is awesome.

sunshiine

lindarose924 months ago

Sooo cute Sunshiine!! And I love the photos where the robot is doing things :D

sunshiine (author)  lindarose924 months ago

Thanks Linda, I like him cooking and gardening. Have a great day.

sunshiine

shazni4 months ago

That is so adorable! love it :-)

sunshiine (author)  shazni4 months ago
Thanks so much for stopping by shazni, I appreciate your comment. Have a nice evening.
sunshiine

Super cute... I loved the versatile hands...just like you :).

sunshiine (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya4 months ago

You are so sweet Tarun! Hope your day shines.

sunshiine

mclare504 months ago
So so cute!! Your pictures are great!
sunshiine (author)  mclare504 months ago
Thanks mclare50 for stopping by and dohave a great day.
sunshiine
Abigail024 months ago
Love the arms and legs! Too cute!! :)
sunshiine (author)  Abigail024 months ago
Thanks for stopping by and commenting! I liked them also. Have a super day.
sunshiine
Bhawya4 months ago

This is Awesome.. Very Nice :)

sunshiine (author)  Bhawya4 months ago
Thanks for stopping by and commenting Bhawya, I appreciate your support. Have a great weekend.
sunshiine
spunk4 months ago

This is fabulous!

You took great pictures, the robot really seems to come alive!

You could even make a little photo-comic-story with the robot: "The adventurous life of the little yellow robot" - there's a speech balloon option in the pixlr editor... :)

I also like the fact you involved your husband in the process- great teamwork!

sunshiine (author)  spunk4 months ago
Thanks, Yeah I thought of writing a short story but my brain could not think of anything creative. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. I hope your day shines.
sunshiine
nodcah4 months ago

It looks awesome! And super cute!

sunshiine (author)  nodcah4 months ago
Thanks nodcah for stopping by and commenting. Have a great weekend!
sunshiine
Passion Make4 months ago

Looks so elegant Sunshiine :)

sunshiine (author)  Passion Make4 months ago
Thanks for the compliment! He was so fun to make. Hope you have a great weekend.
sunshiine
jsrubianoch4 months ago

Nice Instructable, the use of nuts and bolts was a really good idea, keep it up!

sunshiine (author)  jsrubianoch4 months ago
Thanks so much for the comment. I tried regular bolts but had difficulty trying to attach the arms to look right. I asked my husband if they make small elbow bolts and this is what he found in the shop. It worked perfectly. Have a great day!
sunshiine
EmiClarice4 months ago
Adorable!! I love the salad picture!
sunshiine (author)  EmiClarice4 months ago
That was one of my faves also. Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! Have a beautiful day.
sunshiine