Duck Tape® Pinwheel Pencil

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by Heather Schumann, A.C. Moore, Manchester, CT

Duck Tape® Pinwheel Pencil

Use your favorite Duck Tape® for this easy to create project. Duct Tape crafts are easy for any age and A.C. Moore has tons of colors and designs.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Create double-sided fabric; trim into 3 inch squares.
  • 2
    Fold duct tape Fabric corner to corner to create guidelines for cutting to create flaps for pinwheel.
  • 3
    Make 4 cuts on the corners ¾ of the way toward the middle.
  • 4
    Cut a small square of duct tape; place double
  • 5
    stick tape underneath this square and center duct tape sticky side up as shown in diagram.
  • 6
    Fold every other of the triangles onto the sticky tape.
  • 7
    With an awl or other sharp tool create hole that is large enough for the long bugle bead to snugly fit through the hole. Tip: Use piece of foam or foam board to place under pinwheel to make hole (protect work surface).
  • 8
    Run Head Pin through the Bugle Bead (from front to back). With Jewelry Pliers, make a right angle to the Head Pin that is sticking out from the back of the pinwheel.
  • 9
    Use Duck Tape to attach the Pinwheel to the pencil. Reference the diagram below showing the side view.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Your choice of Duck Tape®
  • Nicole™ Crafts BeadIt™ Bugle Beads Silver 104247912
  • Nicole™ Crafts Head Pins 2 inch Silver 80pcs. 104240700
  • Nicole™ Crafts Punch 1/4 inch Round 104094611
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Chain Nose Pliers 104584506
  • X-acto® No. 1 Precision Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Fiskars® Self-Healing Craft Mat 12 inch x 18 inch 104678813
  • Fiskars® Non Stick Scissors 104071915
  • Pencils
Download Project Template