How to Craft Duct Tape Fabric

How to Craft Duct Tape Fabric


How to Craft Duct Tape Fabric. Waterproof,
strong, and surprisingly versatile, duct tape can readily be fashioned into fabric that
you can use to create a variety of crafts, from dresses to wallets. You will need Measuring
tape Pencil Duct tape and scissors. Step 1. Figure out how much fabric you need. Measure
a segment of duct tape with a tape measure and mark the length and width with a pencil.
Step 2. Cut off strips of tape with the scissors. Overlap the strips by ½ inch to make sheets
of duct tape fabric. Duct tape comes in 20 colors, including camouflage. Vary the color
of your fabrics for a complementary effect. Step 3. Flip the sheet 90 degrees and cover
the sticky side with a perpendicular strip of tape. Continue until the whole swatch is
covered, with no sticky sides visible. Step 4. Repeat the previous steps to create as
many full sheets of fabric as you need. Step 5. Trim the edges for a smooth finish. Now
you can piece together your duct tape fabric to make an assortment of items. Did you know
Duct tape was used to repair the Apollo 7 moonbuggy and to keep lunar dust out of moving
parts.

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