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I've always loved duct tape.  Making things out of duct tape was a hobby of mine back in grade school, and has stuck with me for years to follow.  When I decided my cat Schrödinger needed a bow tie, duct tape was the first material to come to mind.

What You Will Need:
Duct Tape
A willing cat (preferably one that doesn't eat duct tape!)

Note:  No kitty cats were harmed in the making of this instructable. 
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Step 1: Make the Base of the Tie

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Cut a roughly 10" strip of duct tape.  Being very careful to get it straight and not leave any bubbles, fold it in half and line up the ends.  Press the sticky sides together to create a sealed piece of duct tape cloth.

Cut another strip of duct tape of the same length.  Overlap your last piece of duct tape cloth about 1/2" onto the new duct tape, making sure that the long edges are parallel.  Line up the edges and fold the duct tape in half, sealing the sticky sides once more.

Make sure to trim all the edges leaving no leftover sticky spots.  Remember, this is going on a cat.  Cats have fur.  and teeth.  and claws.  Cats really don't like getting duct tape in their fur, or they can use those teeth and claws to inform you of such.

Step 2: Folding the Bow Tie

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Fold each side of your duct tape cloth up at a right angle from the end of the overlap (you can see and feel it through the duct tape.)   It will flatten out a bit, but that is okay.  Just make sure you can see the bend lines.

 Next, fold each in half at a right angle toward the outside of the duct tape cloth.

Accordion-fold one side along the bend lines into the center, and then fold the other side onto it as well.  Tape in place.  One side should make an "S" and the other side should make more of a "2" shape.
So cute :3
I think he likes it! :-)
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I cannot believe u got a bowtie on ur cat! I can get 2/3 cats in our house to wear dresses ment for the larger dolls... but not a bowtie
cdog5571 year ago
My cat would kill me.
JonnyBGood2 years ago
I had everything I needed except a willing cat. My cat would kill me if I even tryed good job.
Xthinker2 years ago
So, no one has gotten the joke for the cats name yet, huh. The bow looks very stunning on her by the way!
TheBaldFish2 years ago
Nice! We give our regal kitty Charles a toilet paper ascot on the regular. He loves it. We will have to give this a try and see if he is in.
TheProcrastibaker (author)  TheBaldFish2 years ago
I love it! Charles looks very handsome. :)
Oh, very cute. She looks quite dashing. :D
TheProcrastibaker (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Thank you! I think so too.