Learn to make these daring, distinctive woven Duck Tape mats to make use of as placemats or to go beneath your pet’s meals bowls.
I’m again at it with a enjoyable Duck Tape® craft thought for you at this time. I’m going to point out you find out how to make these woven mats out of Duck Tape strips. You need to use them as placemats on the desk or as a mat beneath your pet’s meals bowls. Since they’re sturdy and water-resistant, they’d work completely for messy children, pets or grown ups. LOL.
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To make these cute mats, all you want is Duck Tape, ideally two contrasting colours or patterns, and a rotary cutter, mat and ruler. I used Baby Pink Color Duck Tape and Checker Printed Duck Tape. They’re a very enjoyable mixture!
Step 1: Lower strips of Duck Tape so long as you’d like your mat to be. I made mine about 14 inches, however I want I might have gone a couple of inches greater. Place one strip sticky aspect up, then place a second strip on prime of the primary, sandwiching the sticky sides collectively and lining up all the perimeters. Repeat till you’ve got 5-7 strips.
Step 2: Line up the left edges of all the strips you simply made and lay them horizontally throughout your mat. Utilizing a contrasting colour, press a vertical piece of Duck Tape to the sting of the highest nook, then weave that strip over, beneath, over, beneath till it covers all the horizontal strips. Lower the tip, however don’t fear about precision. We’ll trim the perimeters afterward.
Step 3: Maintain including vertical strips of tape till you attain the tip of the horizontal strips.
Step 4: Flip the mat over to the again aspect and canopy the entire thing with tape in order that no extra sticky surfaces stay seen.
Step 5: Use the ruler and rotary cutter to trim round all 4 edges and sq. the whole lot up properly.
And that’s it! You now have a sturdy, enjoyable and quirky mat you need to use round the home. Glad crafting!
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