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Old 02-12-2008, 09:25
MichelleB MichelleB is offline
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Default Re: New Here...need help!

I use Fabri-Tac and also another product also by Beacon Adhesives, Magna-Tac, which I actually prefer for gluing ribbon to metal, although it's harder to find (not sold at Wal-Mart, Michaels, etc.).

To keep the ribbon from fraying, you can use Fray Check (sold at Wal-Mart, Joann Fabrics, and Michael's I think - about $2 a bottle), or you can heat seal with a match/lighter or woodburner if you have one (I bought my woodburner specifically to seal ribbon ends - I didn't feel comfortable with the open flame near ribbon). Or, you can use the more readily available clear nail polish - the results may not last as long as some other methods, but if you're making these for your own daughter you can always touch up if necessary.

Good luck!


Last edited by MichelleB; 02-12-2008 at 09:27.
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