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Old 01-18-2008, 09:16
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Default Re: Have you made any ribbon shirts ?

Originally Posted by mkmedeal View Post
Do you do anything to shrink your ribbon before you attach it to the shirt? You know... so that when it's washed the shirt doesn't pucker?

Thanks ~ MK
if the ribbon is polyester is shouldn't shrink, atleast I've never had it happen. When I've used trim that I feared would shrink I put it in a sink of hot water and then hang it to dry on my shower curtain rod.

You do have to be careful not to let the tshirt stretch as you sew on the ribbon. As the other posters have advised, wonder under or heat n bond is very helpful. I'm going to look into that disolvable stuff, sounds promising!

Wendy My Etsy Shop

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