Nothing Defies Duct Tape

There are many uses for duct tape from quick fixes around the house to being creative and making that one of a kind fashion piece.  Crafters enjoy making novelty items such as clothes, handbags, belts and more. There is even an annual competition that offers a college scholarship to the person who creates the most stylish prom formal wear made from duct tape. Create your own fashion piece with these titles from our digital collections.

Dazzling Duct Tape Designs by Tamara Boykins

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With eye-popping colors and exciting designs, duct tape is the most versatile and fun crafting material around. Just fold, cut and stick to make amazing projects including: bracelets, headbands, sandals, throw pillows, party banners ,belts, purses, lunch bags, and flower pens.

Duct Tape Engineer by Lance Akiyama

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In Duct Tape Engineer, hands-on educator, master tinkerer, and author of Rubber Band Engineer, Lance Akiyama will show you how to design, sculpt, and build backpacks, kayaks, catapults, and queen-size beds out of duct tape in your own backyard. These fourteen projects are designed to be long-lasting as well as fun, and include advice on solid construction techniques and even weather proofing. Packed with full-color illustrations and easy to follow instructions, Duct Tape Engineer will make the perfect gift for any kid or kid at heart.

The Ultimate Duct Tape Book by Liz Hum

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From picture frames and wallets to prom dresses and tuxedos, duct tape crafts' popularity continues to surge. The Ultimate Duct Tape Book: 25 Cool & Creative Projects to Get You on a Roll features the best duct tape projects, with easy-to-understand, step-by-step photo instructions and spreads featuring eye-catching completed items. Duct tape keeps rolling out in new designer patterns in bold colors, meaning it's never been easier to create custom projects that suit your personal style and taste. Featuring an edgy design, The Ultimate Duct Tape Book has projects for boys and girls as well as teens and adults. Everyone will find inspiration inside to create something out of duct tape.

Duct Tape Animals by Carolyn Bernhardt

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Design a beautiful dragonfly, send a shark fin gliding through the water, and build a spindly spider-all using duct tape! These step-by-step guides will have you creating your own duct tape animal projects in no time!

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