Originally Posted by Darqflame
I make these quite often and use a variety of ends. I also use elastics, the kids seem to prefer them over buckles and knots and can be stretched to your preferred size. I also add ribbons, bottle caps and charms to them.
Your best bet for the ends is to burn them together and make them appear as one piece. (If they turn black you have burned them too long, trim them and try again.) I used a candle when I first started. Takes some practice but looks way better than many I have seen.
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. I really need to update my Etsy!
omg - the name of your etsy - priceless!