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Topic: Plastic Bag Belt and Pop Tab Bracelet/Headbands  (Read 7072 times)
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craftqueen707
« on: October 09, 2008 10:19:41 PM »

I mad this plastic bag belt the other day, it is the second I have made.  I have been making pop tab headbands for a long time now and these are just two of many.  This is the first bracelet I have made inspired by https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=95445.0

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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2008 11:43:09 PM »

so cute! i LOVE the colorful bracelet
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2008 07:19:05 AM »

I seriously love that bracelet!  Can't figure out how to do that myself, but I'm trying.  And I never would have thought to make headbands - how clever!

(any chance of a tute on the bracelet?  It's, as Tim Gunn would say, Fabulous!)
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2008 12:42:37 PM »

I don't have time to make a tute right now, but I can explain it.  You cut a slit in (I just use scissors) the bottom of all the pop tabs.  Hold five (or less, I used four) tabs together and slide the top of another tab through the slit.  Add four more (or however many you have chosen) the same way.  Continue this chain until you have the desired length.  For a bracelet just slide the first tabs through the last, creating a circle.
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« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2009 03:54:50 PM »

i like the bracelet!  it's hard to find colored tabs though and i think spray paint would chip off.
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« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2009 05:42:49 PM »

energy drinks have many colored tabs..
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« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2009 01:43:02 PM »

I made a pop-tab bracelet last weekend that looks similar to your headband, but I just used silver stretchy cord stuff... I don't remember what it's called.

I don't drink energy drinks so whenever my friends are drinking them I steal their tabs.

Your bracelet is really cool! How many tabs did that take?
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