You Will Need ...
  1. Duct Tape (Two different colors)

  2. Scissors

  3. Water Bottle

  4. Hole Punch

  5. Tarp (Optional but will help make project more sturdy)

  6. Strap Attachment (Option of: paper clips, dog clip, key rings or brads)

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Step 1: 

Start by making a piece of duct tape fabric or cutting a piece of tarp to the size of your bottle. Be certain to use the bottle you are making the holder for. Hold the tarp against the bottle and roll it around till there is an inch or two of overlap. Cut the tarp at this size - leaving about an inch overhang at the top.

Step 2: 

Cover the tarp in duct tape.

Step 3: 

Trim all the edges remembering to trim inside the tarp and tape so as not to gunk up your scissors. If you have overhang on one end, fold it over.

Step 4: 

Wrap the duct tape fabric around the bottle. Take a strip of the same-colored duct tape and seal the seam. Fold any extra tape over at the ends. Note: I used a different color duct tape to seal so you can see exactly where I did it

Step 5: 

Push the bottle up so it is sticking out the top by about 2 inches. Pinch 2 sides of the bottom to form triangles.

Step 6: 

Using those triangles pinch the bottom together, just like wrapping a package. Seal the bottom from both directions, securing all the way around the bottom circumference. Use the bottle inside to press against while doing so.

Step 7: 

Remove the bottle. Rip about 4 inches of tape and place 1 inch inside the top of the fabric at the seam. Fold the strip onto itself and seal the last inch against the outside of the fabric. Repeat on the opposite side.

Step 8: 

Trim the tabs to round them off if you like.

Step 9: 

Reinforce the top with a full piece of duct tape. Put the bottle back in so you can press against it.

Step 10: 

Make the handle as long as you like by creating a long fold over strip.Trim the edges of the handle strap and then hole punch the ends. Hole punch the tabs where the handle will be connected.

Step 11: 

Handle Attached A- Key Ring, B-Dog clip, C-Brad, and D- paperclip)

Step 12: 

All finished with the basic water bottle holder, but if you want to add an extra pocket for a device see step below.

Step 13: 

To add a pocket. Make a piece of duct tape fabric 1 inch larger on 3 sides then what you want to store in the pocket. If it is an item you want to be able to pull out, take that into account with sizing the length. Lay the item on the outside of the holder with the bottle inside for stiffness. Lay the pocket on top where you want it on you're device/ item. Tape the bottom first and the sides second using half strips of tape. Pictured, the ipod is left about a half inch of wiggle room outside the top so it can be grasped and pulled in/out easily. (Note: Make the pocket tight against your item though so it stays put)

Age: 
School-age
Tween
Teen
Adult
Senior
Craft Length: 
15 - 30 minutes
Difficulty: 
Attention, please! (a few rules to follow)
Duct Tape: 
Purses and Bags
Prep Time: 
No prep time needed!
Supervision: 
1 adult per 5 children
Variation Photos: