Are you worried about your camera falling off from your hands while holding it? One quick fix to this fear is to use a camera strap. Unfortunately, most straps in online and offline stores are quite expensive.
In this article, I have put together a list of 25 DIY camera strap projects that are quite affordable to make. I hope you find one that suits your taste.
1. DIY Camera Strap
I found this camera strap to be pretty amazing, feel free to use any fabric of your choice. If you would want to make this DIY camera strap, you need to have a sewing machine, an inkjet printer, iron, and a bunch of other supplies. This DIY camera strap is ideal for women who are looking for a classy camera strap that will catch the attention of people.
2. How To Make A Camera Strap
For this DIY project, you won’t need to make a strap from scratch, rather, you’ll only have to cover the already existing strap. Most cameras come with a strap, this tutorial will teach you how to make a camera strap using your favorite piece of fabric. The making process is quite easy to follow.
3. DIY Camera Strap
I found yet another camera strap worthy of being on my list of best DIY camera straps. This camera strap is the easiest to make, you’ll need a rope, needle, and thread. This camera strap is also ideal for people who are looking for a low-budget camera strap.
4. DIY Rope Camera Strap
For the making process of this camera strap, you will need a 1-yard rope, you can also use a strong ribbon or cord. The hooks are also an essential part of this camera strap, they hold the camera and strap together. The making process is quite easy to follow and also involves the use of other tools.
5. How To Build A Leather Belt Camera Strap
One thing about original leather belts is that they hardly go bad, I have been using mine for a couple of years now. In this DIY guide, the creator will guide you on how to convert your strong leather belt into an amazing camera strap. Making one of these isn’t hard at all. With all the tools handy, you should be done in no time.
6. DIY Camera Strap Cover
Do you want to cover that huge Canon print on your camera strap? Here’s a tutorial that will show you how to neatly cover it up. You will need some fabric, scissors, a sewing machine, rubberband, and a couple of other tools for the making process. If you can sew a straight line, making this should be easy peasy.
7. DIY Scarf Camera Strap
Convert your beautiful scarf to a one of a kind camera strap using the tips from this DIY guide. The ladies would love this more. Thankfully, this isn’t one of those projects that will take a lot of hours to complete, if you have all the required material and good skill, you can DIY this scarf camera strap with ease.
8. Geometric Style Camera Strap DIY
The geometric patterns on this camera strap were actually painted on it. Finding this exact color of cotton webbing might be impossible. For this guide, the creator was able to make the geometric patterns using paint and a few other tools.
9. DIY No-Sew Sequin Camera Strap
Most of you won’t believe that this is a no-sew sequin camera strap till you get to see the full DIY guide. The creator was able to attach the sequin using glue. The process is pretty straightforward and can be done by anyone.
10. DIY Paracord Camera Strap
Using paracord the creator was able to make this amazing camera strap, but as you can see, the strap is only attached to one side of the camera, this is because it is a one-hand strap. Although this strap looks complicated, the steps you’ll need to follow to achieve this camera strap are pretty easy to follow.
11. $10 Leather Camera Strap
While doing my research I came across this $10 leather camera strap, if you are looking at spending a little amount of money and still get quality, I would recommend this leather camera strap. Also, due to the color of the strap, it would fit with whatever attire you’ll be putting on for the day.
12. How To Make A Snake Knot Paracord
I was in awe when I saw this snake knot paracord. Just by looking at it, you would think it would be pretty difficult to make. Well, it actually isn’t too difficult, once you get the hang of the first 3-4 knots, the rest should be a walk in the park for you.
13. How To Make A Camera Harness
I think a camera harness is one of the safest ways to keep your camera close to you and safe. Buying a camera harness from a store might be overly expensive, however, this tutorial would teach you how to make one for yourself using certain materials. The making process takes some time to complete.
14. How To Make A Leather Camera Wrist Strap
I found another wrist strap, this one, however, is made of cord and leather. The leather part goes on your wrist and is quite comfortable while holding it. With this strap, you won’t ever have to worry about your camera falling off from your hands.
15. Riveted Leather Camera Wrist Strap
In this DIY tutorial, the creator was able to make a professional camera wrist strap that you would probably love. It is 90% made of leather and 10% made of metal. For the making process, you will need a couple of tools to put the camera wrist strap together.
16. DIY Dual Camera Strap Harness
Ever wished you had a strap that can hold two cameras? Here’s one I found. I know it looks like it is made of leather, but it isn’t. For the making process, you will need a camera strap carabiner, metal double cap rivet stud, D-rings, and a couple of other materials. Making this isn’t as hard as it looks.
17. DIY Custom Camera Strap
If you look close enough you will notice the sequins used on the camera strap. I have a strong feeling that the ladies would love this one. I think this is the ideal camera strap to use as a female for your friend’s wedding pictures. For this project, you will need to do some sewing, you’ll need a sewing machine.
18. Crocheted Camera Strap Tutorial
Have a look at this beauty, this is by far one of the best camera straps I have seen. I would recommend this DIY camera strap for people who are looking for style. The making process should not take a lot of time if you know how to use a crochet hook properly.
19. DIY Camera Strap
Do you think this looks great? Well, you can easily DIY this camera strap in no time, you will need to know how to use a sewing machine, however. Here’s what you will need to make this; Your original factory-made strap, measuring tape, safety pin, a sewing machine, and a couple of other tools. The process of making this camera strap is quite easy to follow.
20. DIY Leather Camera Strap
In this DIY guide, the creator will take you on a short journey, showing you how he was able to make a simple leather camera strap. The making process is not quite easy, it takes time, and would also require the use of special leatherworking tools. If you know leatherworking, I would recommend you check it out.
21. DIY Macrame Camera Strap
Macrame has also been one of my favorite things to DIY, in this DIY guide, the creator will show you how to make a beautiful macrame camera strap. If this is your first time trying out macrame knots, feel free to pause the tutorial and replay if you are having a hard time following up.
22. Making A Leather Camera Strap
23. DIY Colorful Camera Strap
My favorite part of this camera strap has got to be the tassels and beads, it adds an amazing touch of elegance to this leather camera strap. The making process is easy to follow with the right tools handy.
24. Camera Strap
You can’t make a camera strap cover without a camera strap, here’s a universal strap that can be used for almost any camera, feel free to customize it to your taste.
25. Camera Wrist Strap
If making a camera wrist strap seems too much of a task for you, here’s a quick fix. I found this affordable camera wrist strap that you can use for your camera. You’ll love it.