Introduction: Duct Tape Handbag

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An easy duct tape project that can be done in an evening. Last minute gift for your girlfriend perhaps?

Step 1: You Will Need:

  • Duct Tape (either the Standard Grey, or Any Color Is Ok)
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Cardboard

Don't Rush It, DT Sticks Very Well to Itself!!

Step 2:

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First, You'll Have to Make DT Sheets by Overlapping Them Like So.

Step 3: Cut

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Cut the Sheets to Size, in This Case, 9"x7"x7".

You'll Need to Make Another One...

Step 4:

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Now, Get That Scrap Cardboard and Cut It 3"x 9", and Wrap It in DT. This Is the Bottom.

Step 5:

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Once You Have All the Pieces, Tape'em Together!

Step 6: Strap

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For the Carrying Strap, I Just Used Two Pieces of Blue DT With a 1/2" Yellow DT for the Strip. I Made the Strap About 20". Tape It On, and Your Girlfriend's New Handbag Is Done!!


TMMaddox (author)2015-04-03

I made one but changed the design to be rounded instead of squared. It was a pain, but it turned out awesome! I now see many duck tape projects in my future.

sharlston (author)2009-08-07

woaa thats well good,neat design -sharlston

dtoney1 (author)sharlston2012-08-02

your duct tape handbag is very,and beautiful,but my girlfriend prefer to Balenciaga handbags,so,how can i do?

leighpod (author)2005-12-06

Thank you - it's adorable. :-)

dtoney1 (author)leighpod2012-08-02

wow,it is so cool,thanks your share...

parismtb (author)2012-04-29

I made one without the strap and used it to hold my magazines. ill post a pic

parismtb (author)parismtb2012-04-29

This is the inside and outside of my bag . Avoid the messy room.

eaglebunny0 (author)2009-06-29

what are dt sheets

duct tape sheets or cloth

DT stands for duct tape.

KrazyK150 (author)2010-08-01

how do u cut it so its 9"x7"x7"??? do u cut the bottom 9" then the sides 7" then the top 7"???

Joncalebbrown (author)KrazyK1502012-01-11

Saxaphones means 9"(length) and 7"(width). he added an extra 7 by axident.

Cliquer01 (author)2011-07-04

You vould probably use the bottom of a kleenex box for this

Etch3 (author)2009-06-22

you could just take a paper bag and cover it with DT and make the handel.

Cliquer01 (author)Etch32011-07-02

good idea

CoolHat17 (author)Etch32010-12-01

Yes, but that would be the easy way out.

Cliquer01 (author)2011-07-02

These are so cute im totally gonna try it:) Thanks a ton!!!

cjenkins-deyoung (author)2011-05-23

I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out how to make a Planner out of Duct tape? Also- How do you reinforce your bags?

bg_askins (author)2010-12-07

i've made a few DT bags and wallets. i add a flap with magnets and extra pouches.

paigewilson (author)2010-01-18

how long are these strips? like what is the length in inches?

Azbok (author)2009-07-03

bassically two pieces of duct tape stuck together

CorpseRsCarla (author)2009-05-23

great idea...crappy part is, I ran out of duct tape a few days ago, and don't have money for more right now... *sad face*

flio191 (author)2009-04-01

"Last minute gift for your girlfriend perhaps?" lol, you read my mind.

DuctTape Pwnage (author)2009-01-28

Make sure to reinforce the shoulder straps, for they come loose often if you use it and have heavy things in there.

Velma (author)2009-01-13

man i want that i am a girl and i am going to make it today

Matt D655 (author)2008-12-29

I'm a guy and i think that it isnt half bad COOL

kindjunkie (author)2008-12-15

that's so cool!

Bor (author)2007-12-17

Looks great! I'm gonna make it to...

Junkernaut (author)2006-10-19

This is cool but doesnt the glue fail eventualy?

teh darkcloud (author)Junkernaut2007-11-04

Nope, Duct tape = all powerful. xD

People have claimed that they've used their duct tape wallets for 10 years and nothing's really happened to them.

I wouldn't know. I lost my wallet a few weeks ago. D:

Sunbanks (author)2007-08-11

I made one of these, everyone at school loved it

eyeballer103 (author)2006-08-06

I did this about 2 years ago and my sister loved it. Try putting a front pocket on it. I also got some clear and purple duct tape cut a strip of it and weaved them to make a cherboard effect.

burchb (author)2005-11-23

Did this for my daughter with purple and red tape. She loved it. I also made a closer. I'll post pics when I get a chance.

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