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Everything is awesome about these DIY costumes from The LEGO Movie

Step 2: Construct your LEGO bodies

Step 2: Construct your Lego bodies

First, detach the sides of your tri-fold foam board by using your yardstick and X-Acto knife and cutting along the seams (shown as dashed lines).

Step 2: Construct your Lego bodies

Next, cut the angle for the LEGO body by measuring in 1.5 inches on your foam core’s narrow edge, then use your yardstick and X-Acto knife to cut down to the opposite corner (as shown by the dashed lines).

Step 2: Construct your Lego bodies 3

Then cut a rectangle toward the top of each sidepiece for the armholes.

Step 2: Construct your Lego bodies 4

When you have all 4 pieces ready to go (front, back and 2 sides), use your duct tape to join them together. Be sure to tape along the inside seam; that way your tape won’t show.

How to make each character:

Once your paint has dried, you’re ready to add the details to each costume for the individual characters. Click the links below for step-by-step instructions.

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