Duct tape gift bows

Duct tape gift bows

Here is a great tutorial on how to make your own gift bows using duct tape. These are great to make for the upcoming holiday. You can find many varieties of duct tape colors and prints at your local craft store.

 

 

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Here is a step by step tutorial on how to make them.

 

Supplies you will need

A roll of duct tape

Xacto Cutting Board

Xacto Knife

Step 1

You will need to lay out (3) 10 1/2 inches, (3) 9 1/2 inches, (2) 8 1/2 inches, and (1) 3 1/2 inches of duct tape onto your cutting board. And you will need some pieces of scrap duct tape to put the finished pieces together.

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Step 2

Next you will need to fold your pieces of tape length wise to make about a 3/4 inch strip. Fold one side to the center of the strip, then the other side over the strip.

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Do this to all 9 strips.duck-tape-gift-bows

Step 3

Start with your 10 1/2 strips and pull the end of the strips into the middle to create a figure 8.

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You will need to secure the pieces with the pieces of scrap duct tape.

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This is what they should look like when you’ve finished folding them.

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Step 4

Next, you will now start putting the pieces together.

Start with the 10 inch folded strips first as the base of your bow.

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Continue stacking them onto each other starting with the 10 1/2 inch strips, then the 9 1/2, and finally the 8 1/2. Make sure to rotate the placement of each strip to create the look of the bow. Again, secure them together using a scrap piece of tape.

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Step 5

Finally, take the 3 1/2 strip and roll it to make the center of the bow and attach it to the top of the bow.

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Here you have the finished product..

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I hope you enjoyed making this duct tape gift bow. If you have any questions or comments please leave a comment below. Thank you.

 

 

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