Soda Can Tab Belt

Convert those small pesky little soda can tabs into a belt!

Soda Can Tab Belt

What you need

Soda can tabs (112 makes a 35 inch belt)
1 cm wide Ribbon or cord


Cut the cord into 2 lengths they should be about 10 ft long each. Tie the two cords together about 8 inch in from the ends.

Step 1:
Thread the cords through each hold of one tab. Thread on a second tab so it overlaps the 1st tab.
Push the cord back through the holes of the second tab and the holds of the first tab. As shown in the picture below.

Soda Can Tab Belt Steps

Step 2-3:
Turn it over and cross over the cords. Thread the cords (now crossed over) through a third tab.
Push the cord back through the holes of the third tab and the holes in the second tab.

Keep using this pattern until you have a belt big enough for your waist and just knot it when you get to the end. Leave enough cord or ribbon to tie the belt and cut off any remaining cord.

The Image for this project was contributed by Chic-Chick

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  1. Lori Kern says:

    Love it

  2. This sounds awesome! Ill have to try it:) im still a little confused on how it works but ill figure it out thanks!!

  3. this is the best thing in the world me and my sister made one

  4. I made two bracelets, I used silk cord andi used two colors so I made the X’s on both sides. Super easy and cute!

  5. Where can you get the elastic cording or ribbon that you use from. Can’t seem to find it anywhere on the internet. This is a great idea and would like to make this braclet but can not find supplier.

  6. Love it!!!!!! Thank you! :o)

  7. I used to make bracelets like this.
    This reminded me of that, I’m going to have to start saving tabs again.

  8. love it. going to do it now!!

  9. Awesome!!! Can’t wait to try this!!!

  10. Tried this it turned out really cute and was simple to do. My grand daughter loves it.

    Thanks for sharing.

  11. Love it soooo much going to make one every day im so pro.
    Lol teh 1337 haxorz is in da buildingz

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