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Make this cute piggy bank to store your loose coins
This project needs only basic knowledge in sewing.

Posted by onelmon from Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan • Published See onelmon's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 1
    Step 1

    1) Cut 4 big circles, slightly bigger than the diameter of your PVC pipe;

    2) 1 long and 1 short rectangular felt with 2 half circles at the top and bottom.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a little opening on the PVC pipe for your coins to go through (Measure with the biggest coin you have!)

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew the two rectangles together.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Slip the PVC pipe in and add some polyfill on the legs so that they could stand.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make a pair of ears with felt.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 6
    Step 6

    1) Design facial expression for it.

    2) Add another layer of big circle below the face and fill the in between with some polyfill.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Join the stuffed pancake-like head to the body with thread.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add a zipper behind so that you don't need to smash it open later when the piggy bank is full.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Make a tail for it and stitch it on another big circle.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Join the tail to the body.

  • How to make a money bank. Felt Piggy Bank  - Step 11
    Step 11

    Add a ribbon and start saving.

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Ada A.
Ada A.
This is so cute. Happy
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blue
blue · Las Piñas, Metro Manila, PH · 13 projects
this is so cute!!! thanks for sharing Happy
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