Last week, Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton revealed that the show’s capes were actually made from IKEA rugs, to the delight of DIYers everywhere.

Now, IKEA has made your GoT cosplay even easier by releasing a step-by-step guide to transforming a simple rug into Westeros-approved outwear.

 

It’s exceedingly simple. Just take a rug (the above guide uses the SKOLD rug, which retails for $79), cut a head-shaped hole in the middle and you’re done.

While the capes that made it on the show went through a more complicated process — Clapton said that treated the rugs so the audience could “almost smell the costumes” — this is definitely a close replacement.

In other GoT news, you can now Instagram your favorite Game of Thrones filming locations with this travel guide.

  • Main & Featured Image: HBO
  • Other Image: IKEA
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