Introduction: Duct Tape Zig Zag Weave
When making wallets and purses out of duct tape, I have always loved trying new pattern and different weaves. In this Instructable, I will show you how to make the zig zag weave.
Step 1: Video
I made a time lapse video of me making the whole wallet. Make sure to check it out!
Step 2: Pattern
I went ahead and drew up the pattern for this weave and made it a pdf. I find it the easiest to have the pattern next to you when you are weaving because you can cross off the sections you have already weaved.
~ Duct Tape
~ Cutting Board
Start my making the strips you are going to weave.
I cut 11 strips that were 3/4 inch by 9 inches and 27 strips that were 3/4 inch by 4 1/2 inches. I folded one end of the duct tape half way up, then folded the other side down creating two rounded edge. Repeat this step on all the the strips.
Tape all of the long strips next to each other. Stop when you make a rectangle with dimensions of 3 inches by 9 inches.
Start weaving the strips. Use the pattern I made as a guide.
Add clear tape over the design and cut off the extra duct tape. After this, you can make this into anything you want. I made mine into a wallet, but you could change the dimensions and turn it into a purse or a bracelet!