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Duck Tape Owl Tote
Cutest. Tote. Ever.
- Time:2 hours
1Note: the colors, prints and sheets of Duck Tape listed under the instructions and supplies is only a guide. Feel free to use a Duck Tape color or print or sheet that better matches your style!
2For the body of the tote bag, create a piece of Prarie Patchwork Duck Tape fabric that measures 12 inch wide and 13 inch long. To make Duck Tape fabric, lay a strip of Duck Tape, sticky side up, on your cutting board. Lay the next strip so it slightly overlaps the other. Continue until you have a piece that measures 12 inch wide and 13 inch long. Take it and turn it sideways so the strips are going left to right. Lay the next strips, sticky side down, going up and down so it is laying the opposite direction. Trim off any excess.
3Using scissors, round off the bottom edges of the piece of Duck Tape fabric from step 2.
4Repeat steps 2-3 to create the other side of the tote bag.
5Using small pieces of Duck Tape along the sides, tape the 2 pieces of Duck Tape fabric together. Keep the top open.
6To create the flap for the tote bag, make a piece of Funky Flamingo Duck Tape fabric that measures 12 inch wide and 7 inch long and add a strip of color Duck Tape to the bottom for the beak. Instructions for making Duck Tape fabric are in step 2.
7Cut into a triangle so that the color Duck Tape strip is at the bottom point of the triangle to form the beak.
8Attach the flap to tote bag. Add a hook and loop fastener to the backside of your flap and where it meets the front of the bag to secure it down if desired.
9To create the feet make a piece of Blaze Orange Duck Tape fabric that is 1 strip wide and 5-1/2 inch long. Instructions for making Duck Tape fabric are in step 2.10Draw and cut out 2 feet onto the Duck Tape fabric.11For the wings, lay out 2 strips of Duck Tape that slightly overlap. You can place these on wax paper if desired.12Draw and cut out your wing on the strips you made in step 11.13Repeat steps 11-12 to make a second wing.14To make the layers for your eyes, draw 3 shapes on the back of Duck Tape Sheets. Make an oval that is 6 inch long and 4-1/2 inch wide on Electric Blue, a circle that is 4 inch in diameter that is Winking White and another that is 2-1/2 inch in diameter on Midnight Madness.15Place your larger circle on top of the oval shape.16Place the smallest circle on the top of your piece from step 14. You can add a tinier circle in the corner if desired.17Repeat steps 14-16 for the second eye.18Attach the eyes, wings and feet to the bag you created in step 5.19Attach a strap to your tote bag using a double-sided strip of Duck Tape or create your own unique handle!