This is a fun way to dress up minifigures that didn’t come with a cape, or replace a shed cape. Duct tape comes in so countless awesome colors and prints, which renders it a fabulous do material.

This post was originally published in January 2013 and updated may 2019. Part of the funny of this blog is that I can now perform some the the same activities with mine younger youngsters who to be too small to get involved the very first time around!

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Sarah - these turned out great! i love the they space so basic to do too. I simply saw a fairy LEGO skirt and thought - carry out it v duct tape! ;)


I to be grandma and also I look front to doing this task with mine grandkids...so cool, many thanks so much, Sonja


Just made these for my boys as they to be moaning your Lego Batman numbers had no capes. Turned out great, much much better than the document ones ns tried! Thanks


I really favor the Lego capes and also I think the board games are really cool too! it is cool just how you make the Lego dolphin. Noah, age 8


I pinned this a while ago but forgot about it. I came throughout it today as soon as I was making a snow DAY go DAY plank for mine friends to examine out. I never discuss things from strangers" blogs, but I had actually to let you know that this entirely wins ours official best Snow Day task Award today! : ) mine sons think ns am so cool appropriate now. Thanks!!


I love this LEGO mini-fig capes (and need to really make some for LittleMan, he constantly seems to it is in loosing the capes that come v his minfigs)!

Would really evaluate if you mutual this idea on our Duct ice crafts linky party at http://suzyhomeschooler.com/duct-tape-and-other-weird-crafts/


We just returned house from a Michael"s Duct Tape birthday Party v our four boys (plus one girl...) where they make wallets. Have a tonne of tape leftover, so fired up Google to search for various other projects. Can"t wait to carry this the end on our next day off! #LegoFanatics


These. Are. Awesome! My boy is obsessed v the one cape he has. I can"t wait to make him part more!




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We make lego capes v taffeta, however you could use any kind of silky, man-made fabric. Just reduced out the shape you want and also melt the edges, so that doesn"t unravel. I favor to use a candle flame to melt. That takes a small experimenting, but my youngsters love them-- and also they"ve held up because that years!


These turned out so awesome! My kids were sad as soon as their last cape"s hole ripped and also you saved the day! additionally made several of the tiny vests based on one the came with Nick rage :)