How to make a Despicable Me Minion Costume

Do you need to learn how to make a Despicable Me Minion costume? You’ve come to the right place! These one-eyed little yellow creatures will be all over the place on Halloween 2013, so make your Minion costume stand out!

*Make a Despicable Me Minion costume for kids or adults by adjusting the size of the material and (or) supplies needed for your project.

Despicable Me Minion Costume Supplies

  1. Dome top trash canminion-costume
  2. Craft foam
  3. Hot glue gun
  4. Elastic straps & overall fasteners
  5. Aluminum flashing
  6. Metallic duct tape
  7. Spray adhesive
  8. Yellow felt or yellow fleece fabric
  9. Acrylic paint
  10. Material for hair (I would use some kind of rubber tubing)
  11. Denim overalls

How to Make a Despicable Me Minion Costume Instructions

For the full instructions on how to make a Despicable Me Minion costume, check out this awesome tutorial by Brian on This version requires a trash can but the results are fantastic!

If those directions for how to make a Despicable Me FBGK5PVHJKC4GEY.LARGEMinion costume for Halloween seems like too much work (oh but it’s worth it!) check out these instructions for another do-it-yourself Minion costume on This version requires poster board, foam, felt, hot glue and a denim.

How to make and Easy Minion Costume

Use a bright yellow hoodie (sweatshirt with a hood) and a pair of denim overalls to make a Minion costume. If you make a Minion costume this way, remember the details! Cut a few strips of black felt and glue them to the top for hair that lays flat. Cover hands with a pair of black gloves. Find a pair of goggles to complete this easy homemade Minion costume.









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2 comments for “How to make a Despicable Me Minion Costume

  1. Carmen
    August 27, 2013 at 2:51 pm
    This Minion costume is the best I’ve seen. I really need to make one for work! please email the instructions as quickly as possible.

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