Nov 09

Duct Tape Bags Book Review

Duct Tape Bags

Title: Duct Tape Bags

Author: Richela Fabian Morgan

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

Genre: Non Fiction/Crafts

Pages: 208

Release Date: July 12, 2016

Buy Links: Amazon / Barnes & Noble 


What if a designer handbag were as easy to craft as a duct tape wallet?

Now it is with this easy-to-follow guide to making 40 handbags so fashionable, you won’t actually believe they’re made of duct-tape. Part art-piece, part usable accessory, Richela Fabian Morgan shows how each of these gorgeous handbags can be recreated one manageable section at a time.

Designs include:
·         Clutches and wristlets
·         Hobo and Shoulder Bags
·         Satchels
·         Messenger and Flap Bags
·         Tote Bags

With detailed step-by-step instructions and primers on duct tape “fabric,” different types of closures from magnet snaps to jeans buttons, and bag accessories like bows and luggage tags, Morgan catapults this trend from the streets into the stratosphere. A mix of pop art and urban style photos of each project and a cool vibe throughout will make you want to immediately roll up your sleeves and begin making duct tape bags.

My Thoughts:

Are you into DIY crafts? Duct Tape Bags is the perfect book if you are or know someone that is.

Duct Tape crafts are a great way to be creative and unique. You can use different designs/colors of duct tape to make things like wallets and now bags. I love purses and I also love to be unique.

This book gives you step by step directions on how to create beautiful bags with duct tape. The pictures in the book are bright and colorful as well.

This is a great book to have in your library or a gift for the DIY’er on your list this holiday season.

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Hi, I’m Gina and owner of this blog. I'm married with numerous nieces and a nephews. I live in the Pittsburgh PA area. To work with me for a review for you, contact me at: gina@ginaslibrary.info


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  1. Marty

    I do lots of crafts and I’ve actually made things from duct tape before — wallets, iPad cases, phone cases, things like that.The book sounds interesting for new ideas/techniques.

  2. T. cryder

    If messes count, then yes.

  3. Vikki Billings

    I love doing crafts and love looking for new things to make all the time. I have never made anything out of duct tape, but I have seen some really cool bags, and dresses made of duct tape. Thank you for the chance!

  4. Tami Vollenweider

    I love making barretes for my grand kids!

  5. Leona Olson

    Such a cute idea. Appreciate the giveaway.

  6. Tiffany S

    I make crafts out of Soda tabs, such as purses and jewelry.

  7. accontests6

    Not yet.

  8. beth

    I make jewelry and knit.

  9. Pamela Dugan

    very cool! my youngest son likes making things with duct tape, these would be fun things we could to together!

  10. Char

    I love making jewelry with my sister. You’re the best, thank you!

  11. Cindy Peterson

    I have done many crafts, such as embroidery, crochet, and my favorite re-making furniture.

  12. Kristin McCall

    My favorite craft to make is homemade birthday cards for my family members.

  13. Mary Cloud

    I used to do cross-stitching and crocheting

  14. Tandi Cortez

    My daughter and I love making wreaths.

  15. Ronda

    We have made crafts for years. My family loves trying new things. It keeps them busy and they have something they are proud of when they are finished.

  16. LeAnn Harbert

    I like doing crafts with my granddaughters.

  17. Deb E

    I like any sewing related crafts, but I also crotchet and do some paper crafts, including paper jewelry. I love duct tape!

  18. Erica B.

    I crochet.

  19. beth shepherd

    I love to do crafts with my girls. We like to try new things all the time. Thank you

  20. Candie L

    I would love to make crafts. Maybe some day when I have grand babies (20 years from now). I will

  21. susan smoaks

    I like to make cards. I do like to do crafts.

  22. Laurie Emerson

    I love crafting. I make scrapbooks, cards, stencils on shirts, pencil holders, birdhouses and anything I can with used bottles.

  23. Jessica Whitehouse

    I’m always in the middle of some craft project. I just finished making a bunch of miniature lighted trees to decorate my porch for Christmas.

  24. Kristen Patton

    I make crochet dice bags for sale on Etsy 🙂

  25. Jill McNamara-Twiss

    I love to craft. I love to make jewelry and art. Someday, I’ll have my dream office/craft room and it will be wonderful. 😀
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