How to make a three pocket duct tape pouch



  • Ensure your ends are even.
  • Making a skeleton of appropriately-sized index playing cards and taping round them will give the pockets further construction.
  • Attempt utilizing non-stick scissors to make your reducing simpler.
  • Have some financial institution notes and bank cards helpful as you make your pockets so you may make certain all the pieces is the suitable measurement.

Step 5: Tape sides and again

Fold the remaining 3″ piece on the prime of the toolbelt again in order that it’s folded in half. It’s best to have 1 1.2″ folded over the again.

Run another piece of duct tape along the edge of t
Run one other piece of duct tape alongside the sting of the pockets of your toolbelt, all the best way throughout.
The finished pockets will look like this, but you
The completed pockets will appear like this, however you should use the colours of your selection.


Step 4: Add the Lighter Holder

I wrapped the highest a part of my lighter with the tape as a result of it won’t be coated utterly by the pocket it is in. With one other sq. of cardboard, wrap it across the lighter and safe with tape to the field. Ensure that the lighter prime aligns with the highest of the field and tape up the underside so it would not slide down.  Additionally, if you happen to’re left handed, you possibly can put the pocket on the opposite aspect to make lighting the lighter simpler.   Generally I do not use the cardboard for the pocket. Normally I simply use extra duct tape. Both approach I make it so the lighter is detachable as a result of more often than not these bins maintain up longer than the lighter has fluid. Relying on how typically you smoke or no matter. Additionally if somebody needs to borrow your lighter, they generally do not actually get tips on how to use it when its connected to the field. 

Step 1: Collect Provides

cigarette case lighter scissors ruler pen duct tape skinny cardboard scotch tape (not in image) 

Each time I make these there slightly bit totally different because of the provides I have round. The one factor I actually ever have to purchase is the duct tape. I preserve bins of all types. aaandd I received this duct tape sample on the greenback retailer. 

Duct Tape Pockets  Zip-Lock pocket

Minimize a Zip-lock freezer bag 1/2″ on both aspect of the zipper.  Minimize sides out so that you’ve got two separate zipper items.

Minimize two items of duck tape (inside or trim color) to six.5″.  Line up one piece of tape simply above the zipper part (zipper ought to be dealing with upwards).  Fold the surplus tape over and persist with the again of the zipper piece.  Repeat with the opposite zipper piece.

Proceed layering 6.5″ items of tape to increase the underside of your zipper pocket down to three.5″ tall.  Repeat with the opposite aspect.

Lay your two zipper sections, sticky-side-up, in order that the zippers are in your proper and left and the 2 sticky sections line up within the center length-wise.

Lay a bit of 6.5″ duck tape over the centre seam (inside or trim color).  Proceed layering 6.5″ items of tape till you’ve reached the sting of the zipper and all the sticky part has been coated.

Fold in half and shut the zip-lock.  Use two items of trim at 3.5″ to shut the perimeters of your pocket. (fold over from the entrance to the again and seal)

Minimize 4 items of duck tape (exterior color) to 7.5″ lengthy.  Fold every bit in half and reduce down so that every is 3.5″.

Utilizing clear scotch tape or ~1/2″ of packing tape, connect one of many 3.5″ items (folded aspect ought to line up with the highest of your zipper pouch) to the tip of your pouch.  Repeat on the opposite finish.

Flip your pouch over and repeat on each ends once more.

Fold these flaps so that you’ve got one on either side of your pouch.  Use a little bit of trim tape (3.5″) and put it over the folds on both finish in order that your flaps will keep flat towards the floor (back and front) of your pouch.

Step 7: Run the loops via and put on

Your belt is able to put on. Run the belt via the 2 loops and again via one to safe it.

Your duct tape toolbelt is ready to wear
Your duct tape toolbelt is able to put on