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How to Craft a Duct Tape Tote Bag

Watch more Duct Tape Crafts videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Create your own stylish and durable duct tape tote bag with the tips in this video. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Make sheets of tape Cut eight long strips of tape to your desired bag width. Place the strips, sticky side down, on your cutting board, overlapping the strips by 1 inch to make sheets of duct tape fabric. Step 2: Overlap sheets of tape Flip the sheet over and cover the sticky side with another layer of overlapping tape strips. No sticky sides should be visible when you're finished. Tip Duct tape comes in many colors. Consider varying the color of your bag for a two-tone tote. Step 3: Repeat the steps Make another sheet of duct tape fabric the same size as the first for the tote bag body, and then make two smaller sheets for the sides and one for the bottom. Step 4: Fasten the pieces together Lay one of the large pieces on top of the other and then join the body of the tote to the side pieces and the bottom by folding small pieces of tape around the three sides, leaving the top open. Step 5: Make the handles Cut two 20-inch pieces of tape and fold each piece in half lengthwise. Attach the handles to the body of the bag with staples and then cover the staples with tape. Step 6: Decorate the bag Use stencils and a pen to trace appliques onto complementary-colored tape. Cut out the designs with a utility knife and stick them onto your tote. Did You Know? Standard duct tape was originally Army green before it was changed to silver.
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