Coolest Yo Gabba Gabba DIY Costume

Last year it was my husband’s turn to chose our costume. He chose the Super Bowl 2010 Kia Commercial. I decided on the 2 main characters-Muno from Yo Gabba Gabba and a Sock Monkey (both of which I couldnt find any real looking costumes online).

For Muno I purchased large amounts of 1.5 inch foam from fabric store and a block of 3″ foam to cut and stack for the head. You will need red fleece for the body and black fleece for the eyeballs, also a red zipper for the back to climb in and out of, Styrofoam balls (cut in half) black mesh for the mouth, soft stuffing material in a roll form for the arms, Styrofoam glue and spray glue.

I cut out pieces of foam to create a sleeveless bodysuit of foam with the crotch area open. I wanted this costume to look like movement from a rubber doll. I then created sleeves out of upholstery stuffing in roll form. The head was a made from stacking and gluing 3 inch Styrofoam. Lastly, I sewed and spray glued the fleece over the entire costume and then sewed the costume together. I then sewed fleece covered 1/2 styrofoam balls all over the costume, adding a large one for the eye and cutting a hole for the mouth (to see from) and 2 grommets for a straw to drink from, red zipper up the back, hand holes at the wrist to release your hands and a fly to use the restroom without getting undressed.

This Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Costume was the most complicated costume to date.

Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Costume

Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Costume

Homemade Yo Gabba Gabba Costume



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