This was a huge success & pretty easy to make.  Here is what you will need.

1 Hot glue gun
1 Exacto knife
2 yards of 1" foam rubber
2 yards of yellow fabric
2 yards of denim fabric
1 roll of metal flashing.
2 Large black buttons
Black duct tape
white acrylic paint
red acrylic paint
8 domed shaped buttons
1 small sheet of plexi glass
2 black gloves
2 black boots
1 awesome boyfriend to dress as gru!

Step 1: Step 1 - Buliding the basic structure

First I decided that i was going to use 1 inch foam rubber.  You can find this in any upholstery store.  I bought 2 yards for $20.00.  Initally I wanted a cream or yellow foam but this is what they had on sale.  Glad i went with the black because it forced me to have to cover the costume.  I cut the foam at 4ft x 6ft and rolled it into a tube and hot glued the ends.  I cut the dome shaped top by slicing a pie and bending and gluing the pieces together.  Measuring myself i cut an eye hole and arm holes.

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