How to Make Double Sided Crafting Tape for Projects
April 19, 2022
A double-sided crafting tape is a handy tool for many different projects. It’s great for holding fabric together during sewing, gluing things together, and more. However, using just one side of the tape can sometimes be enough. But what if you need to make two pieces of fabric that are super close in size? Or maybe you have a small project that you’d like to save time on but still want your tape to be reusable. If you answered es’ to any of these questions, then you’ll want to make sure that you have some double-sided tape on hand. You can find it in just about any craft store. But, before you buy it, you should know how to use it. And that’s what this article is all about.
What is Double-Sided Tape?
Double-sided tape is a tape that is made from two layers of fabric, often with a backing. When you apply pressure to one side of the tape, it pushes the other side of the tape across the room. This creates a bond between the two pieces of fabric and prevents them from falling apart. If you’re doing a project for school or a wedding, you can get away with using one side of the tape for the project and using the other side for the bag. If you’re making a gift, you can use one side for the gift and the other side for the bag. And if you’re making a special project, such as a quilt or crafts project, you can use one side for the top and the other side for the bottom.
Why Use Double-Sided Tape?
Because it lasts longer than single-sided tape, is less expensive, and can be used for more projects per roll. Plus, it can be reused for several different projects. You can use double-sided tape for many different crafts and projects, such as:
How to Make Double Sided Tape
The best way to make double-sided tape is to trace two pieces of fabric and cut them out. Use an iron-on iron-on tape or a heat-transferable thermal bond Tape two pieces of fabric together and iron them so that they’re completely bound together. If you want to add a border or other decoration, simply iron the edges of the fabric to the edges of the tape. If you want the double-sided tape to be super strong, you can alternate the layers and make it a tri-fold tape, which can easily be folded in half to make one continuous piece of double-sided tape.
Examples of Using Double Sided Tape
Here are a few examples of how you can use double-sided tape.
The double-sided tape is a must-have for every craft and project. But, you might not know how to use it properly until you get a project wrong or have a pile of old, broken, single-sided tape. The best way to use double-sided tape is to trace two pieces of fabric and cut them out. Use an iron-on iron-on tape or a heat-transferable thermal bond. After cutting, apply pressure to the back of one piece of fabric and the other piece of fabric, and then flip them over so that the back of the fabric on the bottom is facing up. Apply pressure to the back of the other piece of fabric and flip it over. To make two pieces of fabric that are super close in size, or to do a project that’s easier to save time on but still want your tape to be reusable, simply trace the pieces of fabric that you want to use, cut them out, and then trace them again so that you have two identical pieces of double-sided tape. Have fun making and using double-sided tape!