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Old 06-18-2012, 09:51
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Default Re: Tips for sewing through thick layers?

Originally Posted by missy545 View Post
Instead of sewing them together I use zip ties for the middle. You can get a pack of 100 for about $1.00-2.00 at any hardware store or wal-mart. They hold the bow together perfectly! With the thicker ribbon (layers and layers) use a pair of pliers to pull the zip tie tight.
You know, come to think of it I did end up using zip ties at the end of my last squad last summer. I had totally forgotten about doing that. Thanks so much for the reminder!! I used a clipboard in my lap, got my center creased how I like it on my strong embroidery needle wrapped a zip tie and then used my pliers to pull the small, clear zip tie tight.
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