Piggy Bank Main Shot

Make savings a bit more exciting with our Duck Tape Decorative Piggy Bank.  You’ll love this character for his vibrant wardrobe and impressively detailed trousers.  This craft is designed for advanced crafters and takes approximately one hour and thirty minutes to complete.  There are ten steps altogether that will get your piggy bank dressed in denim trousers, a red collared shirt, and a fabulous country western hat that can be strategically positioned over one eye.

The effect is adorable, and people of all ages can appreciate this bank, both as a functional way to save, and as cheerful and friendly face.  So let’s get your scissors, crafting board and Duck Tape ready; this is a project you will not want to miss!

You will need:
• Duck Tape®
• Piggy Bank (to cover)
• Paper Fasteners
• Craft knife
• Scissors
• Ruler
• Pen
• Crafting board

Piggy Bank Step 1

Step 1

Cover the back half of your piggy bank in a Duck Tape® colour of your choice. Cover the front bottom half in another colour of Duck Tape®.

Piggy Bank Step 2

Step 2

For the pockets, make a Duck Tape® fabric sheet that is 2 in. wide and 4 in. long. (see separate Ducktivity for instructions on how to make a Duck Tape® Fabric Sheet.) Cut out 2 pentagon shapes. Add stitching or paper fasteners for detail.

Piggy Bank Step 3

Step 3

For the belt loops, make a 2 in. long double sided strip of Duck Tape®. Cut out small rectangles.

Piggy Bank Step 4

Step 4

For the lapels on the shirt, make a piece of Duck Tape® fabric that is 4 by 2 in. Cut out 2 triangles.

Piggy Bank Step 5

Step 5

Tape the lapels, pockets and belt loops to the piggy bank. You can add details, like stitching, around the waist.

Piggy Bank Step 6

Step 6

For the cowboy hat, make a piece of Duck Tape® fabric that is 2 in. wide and 6 in. long. Tape the ends together to make a cylinder.

Piggy Bank Step 7

Step 7

Make another piece of Duck Tape® fabric that is 4.5 in. wide and 5 in. long. Cut it into an oval shape for the brim of your hat.

Piggy Bank Step 8

Step 8

Tape the cylinder from step 6 to the brim of your hat.

Piggy Bank Step 9

Step 9

Add detail to the hat if desired.

Piggy Bank Step 10

Step 10

Place the hat on your piggy bank for a finished look! Personalize your piggy bank by adding your own designs and accessories!