Originally Posted by toifrogs
I can't really answer your question except to say that when I make them for dd, I put them on a small french clip. They look the same and hold their shape really well. hths.
The french clips definitely works if it's NOT a cheer bow. Cheerleaders are allowed no metal majority of the time.
With care of proper care and storage your bow will remain beautiful. Spot cleaning and hanging to dry helps. A light starch with fluffing helps as well.