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Guitar Strap

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Classic, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage, Cute, Mod, Casual, Traditional, Hipster
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Guitar Strap Tutorial

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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, vinyl (upholstery type), and plastic hardware.

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What are you most proud of? Figuring out how to make my own tabs and finally finding a source for the 2 inch slider (not easy to find)- the only other option was to buy a cheap guitar strap, and use the tabs and hardware.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Choose your fabric carefully since the finished strap is only 2 inches wide -- you don't want to lose a cute design!

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Is there a pattern or a tutorial for this? I would love to make one for my Dad!

02/14/2013 Flag

I'm thinking of making a kit with everything but the fabric -- it would include a tutorial, the 2" hardware which is difficult to find, and the vinyl tabs which can be challenging, and the stabilizer. I think the the user would prefer to choose their own fabric. I'd appreciate your opinion on that idea.

02/14/2013 Flag

Hi! I'm a screaming Mimi too! :) My granddaughter has a guitar and I would love to make her a strap for it. I think a kit would be awesome, or even just instructions and a list of what is needed.

10/04/2013 Flag

Hi Other Mimi...since posting the project, I've created a tutorial that is available in my Craftsly pattern store. I also have pre made tabs, and the necessary plastic hardware available for purchase in my Etsy store....

10/11/2013 Flag