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How-Tuesday: Bicycle Tube Pouch – Etsy Journal

Each week, I round up a clever little tutorial for this How-Tuesday column. Well, this week I’m switching it up with a project dreamed up by yours truly! I’ve made this project at workshops with kids and grown-ups alike, and I hope you’ll enjoy it too. 

If you ride a bicycle, chances are you’re going to get a flat tire here and there — it’s just a fact of freewheelin’ life in the bike lane. Read on to learn how to make a handy pouch you can use to carry your phone, keys, pencils, or whatever else you need to bring along for the ride — and you’ll save a busted bike tube from the trash. Turn that holey tube into something wholly new. Long live the bike life!

Materials Needed:
A busted bike inner tube
Scissors
Rubber gloves
Bucket of water
Sponge
Rag
Dish detergent
Rotary cutter and

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