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Old 09-23-2009, 03:59
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Default Re: 3/8" twisted or boutique bows

Originally Posted by karina721 View Post
Do you use the Gator bite for this? My fingers can't seem to grip the smaller ribbon to make these kind of bows. UGH. Do you use the figure 8 method for the fold? I just need to keep practicing.
I actually use a double prong alligator clip to hold the middle and I use the folding method like this:

I can only make this kind of bow with 3/8" and 5/8" ribbon -- any bigger than that and it starts to look really sad.
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