April 25

13 Crafty Robots

Robots are cool. Do a search on “robot” at etsy.com and you’ll get more than 2,000 results. Flickr serves up another 1,500. Plushies, etched glass, metalworks – anything goes for making robots. Here are a few:

Emmett’s Robot

Emmett’s Robot by Bitterbethandy

Bitterbethany was inspired by Jess Hutchinson and Hillary Lang to make this soft robot. The zipper mouth and snap buttons are great details!

Robie Robot

Robie Robot by sknittymama

Here’s another robot inspired by Hillary Lang of Wee Wonderfuls. Check out sknittymama’s Flickr for more robots.

Ivy’s Robot

Ivy’s Robot by Melisdramatic

Melisdramatic traced her daughter Ivy’s robot drawing to do this embroidery. What is this robot thinking?

My First Robot

My First Robot by Lilydustbin

And another from Jess Hutchinson‘s “Unusual Toys for You to Knit and Enjoy.” This was Lily Dustbin’s first robot attempt. Naturally, she plans on knitting more. There’s no such thing as too many robots.

Robot Brooches

Robot Brooches by Andricongirl

These cute little robot brooches are made of felt. And they’re a miniature version of Andricongirl’s larger robots.

David the Unappreciated Robot

David the Unappreciated Robot by The Rocket Workshop

I really love this ugly tie / vinyl robot combination. Click through to The Rocket Workshop’s Flickr to read the elaborate tale of David the Unappreciated Robot’s work life.

Bride and Groom Robots

Bride and Groom Robots by My Imaginary Boyfriend

My Imaginary Boyfriend made these cute, felt robots as part of a Craft A Day challenge. She plans on attaching plastic bases to these his-and-hers robots so they can be used as wedding cake toppers.

Robot Geek in Love

Robot Geek in Love by CraftieRobot

This sweet robot print is available from CraftieRobot’s Etsy shop. At 8 1/2 x 11 inches, it would make a great addition to the wall of any room.

Angry Robot Pouch

Angry Robot Pouch by Anatomyofaskirt

This robot is fun *and* functional :) Unzip his mouth to store your money and other small things. Also, I’m just a sucker for glitter vinyl.

Robot Shot Glass

Robot Shot Glass by BreadandBadger

BreadandBadger is freehand-etching shot glasses with a rotary tool for your drinking needs. No two robots are alike.

Shopping Robot Market Bags

Shopping Robot Market Bags by DogboneArt

Reusable shopping bags are all the rage right now, as they should be. Go green with these screen-printed robot bags.


Ollie by Guy Robot

Guy Robot turns junk into robots. Be sure to check out his entire web site for robot-y goodness. This here is Ollie:

“Ollie is one tough robot, built to handle a heap of abuse. Rocks and worse just bounce off of his head. Ollie’s body armor is bomb-squad certified, he can squat thrust twice his weight. Once, on a dare, he did eleven thousand pull-ups.”

Robot Invasion Instructable

Robot Invasion Instructable by MrMunki

Thanks to MrMunki and instructables, you can make robots too. These ornaments are even solar-powered. Now get to it!