TEXTILE TALK TUESDAY~Inkle Band Weaving

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Q.  What can I make with my Inkle bands? 

inkle bands

A.  The projects are endless!  Here are some to get you started!

First, the obvious—Straps:

Purse / bag strap

Guitar strap (or other musical instruments that use straps, like accordions, harps, or drums!)

Canteen / water bottle strap

Inkle band yoga bag example

Luggage straps

Glasses strap

Camera strap

Yoga mat strap

A Backstrap!

You can use them for clothing / accessories like…

Shoelaces

Bracelets

Headband

Pant leg restraint for bicyclers

Watch band

A belt

Key fob

Lanyard

The strappy parts of a sandal

Ribbon

Suspenders

Zipper Pull

Leashes

Collars

Bookmark

inkle weaving shoelace.jpg

Or attach the straps to existing items

Blanket binding

Clothing trim

Furniture trim

Grippy handle for tools or knives

You can also sew some together to make larger items such as:

Scarves

Sashes

Wallet

Purse

Small case for glasses, scissors, etc

Book cover

Pillow

Table Runner

inkle strap for purse.jpg

Rugs

Or with even more creativity (and stealing some ideas from macramé)

Plant holder

Wall art

Weave it into a soft basket

Soft balls or block toys

Renew a lawn chair

Hammock

Fruit Basket

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