Gumball Bank Costume
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Gumball Bank Costume

This bright and colorful gumball bank costume is so cute and clever. Just choose the appropriate visor and sweatshirt size, and you've got an awesome costume for youngsters as well as adults.

Designed by Cheryl Ball Courtesy of Duncan Enterprises

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Visor (blue or desired color)
  • Sweatshirt (blue or desired color)
  • CPE Felt: Shocking Pink
  • CPE Felt: Yellow
  • CPE Felt: Lavender
  • CPE Felt: Tangerine
  • CPE Felt: Neon Lime
  • CPE Felt: Turquoise
  • CPE Felt: Pirate
  • CPE Felt: White
  • CPE Felt: Red
  • TulipĀ® SlickĀ® Dimensional Paint: White
  • Thick Designer Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towels
  • Glass, Cup or Container (with about a 2-inch wide mouth, for gumball template)
  • Glass, Cup or Container (with about a 3 1/2-inch wide mouth, for gumball template)
  • Dinner Plate (for gumball container template)

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Use pencil to trace circle templates (glass, cup or container) onto desired colors of felt for a total of seven small and nine large circles. Cut out.

Step: 2

Layer two pieces of white felt together. Lay a dinner plate on top of felt and trace a half circle. Cut out both pieces.

Step: 3

Position white felt on front of sweatshirt, creating a circle. Apply glue around edge and a few dots in center of felt and press in place. Glue larger gumballs on white circle as shown.

Step: 4

Start flow of White dimensional paint on a paper towel, using an even pressure on bottle for a smooth line. Add highlights of White at about 2 o'clock on each gumball. Let dry.

Step: 5

Glue smaller gumballs to visor as shown. Use pencil to draw 1 cent design on visor and fill in with White paint. Let dry.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer's instructions for all products used.