Duck Tape Stocking

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by Amy Hartman, A.C. Moore, Manahawkin, NJ

Duck Tape Stocking

The Duck Tape Stocking will stick in the minds of whomever you make it for! Use these instructions and tools as guide for getting started, then go creatively crazy with different patterns and colors to reflect the personalities of different people on your gift list!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    To create “ribbon” strips: tear or cut 14 inch strip of Duck Tape, lay flat on work surface sticky side up. Fold one side of strip lengthwise, 1/3 way up; repeat for other side. You will end up with a 14 inch x 3/4 inch strip of tape. Repeat to create a total of 62 strips: 20 Cha Cha Cherry, 20 Green Clover and 22 Winking White.
  • 2
    Weave strips listed above together to create 2 sets of woven “fabric.” Vertically lay out the 10 Cha Cha Cherry and 10 Green Clover strips alternating between colors. You may find it helpful to pin the Duck Tape to a piece of foam board at the top of each strip to hold in place while weaving. Horizontally, weave the 11 Winking White strips row by row, working “over then under.” Repeat for second piece of “fabric”.
  • 3
    For stocking lining, cut or tear strips of Winking White 14 inch long to cover back of woven “fabric.” This will create a smooth finish to the inside of the stocking as well as bond it all together for cutting. Repeat for second piece of woven fabric.
  • 4
    Cut stocking shape with non-stick scissors. Be mindful of “front/back” of stocking when cutting.
  • 5
    To attach front and back of stocking, tear strips of white tape 6 inch long. Tear or cut down the middle. Wrap thin pieces of tape to attach the stocking pieces together. Tear smaller strips to go around rounded edges. Make sure you do not seal top of stocking closed!
  • 6
    To create a stocking hanger, tear or cut 6 inch lengths of Winking White tape. Repeat folding directions in Step 1. Fold strip into loop and tape to the inside, back of the stocking with additional Winking White tape.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Duck Tape 1.88 inch x 20 yard Roll Cha Cha Cherry 104143063
  • Duck Tape 1.88 inch x 20 yard Roll Green Clover 104143066
  • Duck Tape 1.88 inch x 20 yard Roll Winking White 104143062
  • Fiskars Non Stick Scissors 104071915
  • Fiskars Self-Healing Craft Mat 12 inch x 18 inch 104678813
  • Elmer’s Foam Board 20 inch x 30 inch x 1/2 inch White 104132730 (Optional)
  • Dritz Size 20 Dressmaker Pins 200 pc. 104240043 (Optional)