Originally Posted by cutiepea
I switched from embroidery thread to elastic string like they show in the RR demo. I found it SO much easier to tie a TIGHT knot with the elastic and I don't even need to hold my finger in the center. It also gives some flexibility to even out the korkers after. Once I get it set just the way I like it, I wrap it with the string a few times and tie another knot. So far so good!
If you are concerned about the korkers falling out after you could aways run a stitch or two through the center after it's tied.
Good luck! ~Amy
I use elastic thread too. I tried everything else, but have had great success with the elastic thread. It makes it easy and they don't slip out.