Duct Tape: 101 Adventurous Ideas for Art, Jewelry, Flowers, Wallets and More

Duct Tape: 101 Adventurous Ideas for Art, Jewelry, Flowers, Wallets and More

Forest Walker Davis

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: 1631590162

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Move beyond the wallet with an inspiring collection of exciting duct tape projects!

Sturdy and resistant, and with a myriad of interesting colors and patterns, duct tape is fast becoming a perfect crafting, home and DIY material.

Duct Tape introduces the simple but versatile material and offers 101 creative projects to make. Each project is fully illustrated and contains easy-to-follow instructions for creating inexpensive craft projects of the utmost quality and aesthetic.

The Tape Guy, Forest Walker Davis, helps you to create more than mere embellishments! Try making frames, bags, flowers, clothes and bow ties. These projects are just the beginning. Durable and safe to use almost anywhere, Duct Tape projects are great fun for crafters of any age!

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THREAD A WIRE THROUGH THE EARRING BACK, PULL A LOOP, AND TWIST SEVERAL TURNS TO CREATE A FEW MILLIMETERS DISTANCE BETWEEN THE EARRING BACK AND THE BEGINNING OF THE WIRE FRAME. NEXT, FORM THE WIRE INTO A CIRCLE (OR OTHER SHAPE). FINISH BY FOLDING A PIECE OF TAPE AND CUTTING THE EXCESS AROUND THE WIRE FRAME. 70 Duct tape 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 70 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 70 (Text) (Fogra 39)Job:12-42140 Title:RP - Duct Tape 01-C72991 Dtp:225 Page:70 1/13/15 3:35 PM

DETAILS. THE ORANGE TRIANGLES IN THE FLOWER ARE TINY SQUARES (PARALLEL AND PERPENDICULAR LINES WITH A CRAFT KNIFE) CUT DIAGONALLY, AS IN THE SNOWFLAKE EARRINGS (PAGE 70). 116 Duct tape 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 116 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 116 (Text) (Fogra 39)Job:12-42140 Title:RP - Duct Tape Dtp:225 Page:116 12/19/14 10:20 AM 12/19/14 10:07 AM 42140 - Duc 42140 - Duc 9/14 10:20 AM 9/14 10:07 AM THIS IS ANOTHER VAN GOGH-INSPIRED PIECE, ONE OF THE FIRST TWODIMENSIONAL

MAKING A MORE NATURAL-LOOKING BOUNDARY 28 Duct tape 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 28 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 28 (Text) (Fogra 39)Job:12-42140 Title:RP - Duct Tape Dtp:225 Page:28 12/19/14 10:10 AM 12/19/14 10:06 AM 42140 - Duc 42140 - Duc 9/14 10:10 AM 9/14 10:06 AM THIS FLOWER WAS MADE BY CUTTING VERY SMALL SQUARES, THEN FOLDING THEM INTO POINT PETALS, AND THEN PLACING THOSE POINTS ONTO AN UNCUT LILY PETAL (STILL IN THE RECTANGULAR STAGE). ONCE ALL THE POINTS WERE IN

PLACE, I CUT THE SHAPE OF THE LILY PETAL, CREATING SHARPER EDGES THAN IF I HAD DONE THOSE TWO STEPS IN REVERSE. INITIALLY, I INTENDED TO MAKE ONE FLOWER FOR EACH OF THE EIGHT MAJOR HOUSES OF A POPULAR FANTASY NOVEL SERIES, BUT TO THIS DATE, I HAVEN’T GOTTEN PAST THE DRAGON. flowers 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 29 42140 - Duct Tape_Int_001-128.indd 29 29 1/13/15 3:32 PM 12/19/14 10:06 AM (Text) (Fogra 39)Job:12-42140 Title:RP - Duct Tape 01-C72991 Dtp:225 Page:29 SOMETIMES, IF I WANT

42140 - Duc 42140 - Duc 9/14 10:13 AM 9/14 10:06 AM I MADE THIS IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE BASIC WALLET, BUT WITH DIFFERENT MEASUREMENTS. THE LEFT HALF OF THE WALLET CONTAINS A POCKET, SO YOUR STARTING SHEET OF SMOOTH TAPE (I.E., AFTER THE SEALING LAYER IS APPLIED TO THE SSU TAPE) SHOULD BE THREE WALLET-WIDTHS WIDE, AND THEN ANOTHER WIDTH OR TWO FOR THE POCKETS, DEPENDING ON HOW MANY YOU WANT. IT’S HELD TOGETHER WITH AN ADDITIONAL ROUNDED FLAP AND A SQUARE OF VELCRO. YOU CAN ALSO MAKE A

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