Woven Duck Tape Mats

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.

woven duck tape placemat

I’m again at it with a enjoyable Duck Tape® craft thought for you right this moment. I’m going to indicate you how you can make these woven mats out of Duck Tape strips. You should utilize them as placemats on the desk or as a mat beneath your pet’s meals bowls. Since they’re sturdy and waterproof, they’d work completely for messy youngsters, 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 extremely enjoyable mixture!


Step 1: Reduce 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 just a few inches greater. Place one strip sticky facet up, then place a second strip on high of the primary, sandwiching the sticky sides collectively and lining up all the perimeters. Repeat till you have got 5-7 strips.

cutting strips of duck tape with a rotary cutter

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. Reduce the top, however don’t fear about precision. We’ll trim the perimeters afterward.

duck tape weaving

Step 3: Hold including vertical strips of tape till you attain the top of the horizontal strips.

Step 4: Flip the mat over to the again facet 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. all the things up properly.

diy woven placemat from duck tape

And that’s it! You now have a sturdy, enjoyable and quirky mat you should utilize round the home. Completely happy crafting!

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