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Old 02-04-2010, 03:01
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Default Re: Double sided tape vs. glue

I love the tape. ♥ I use Specialty Tape's double sided tape. When I used hot glue the ribbon just popped off after a few days, but with the tape it has never come off. One of my customers has a little girl who chews on everything including her hair clips and she told me that she never has a problem with her ribbon coming off compared to other clips she's bought before.

As far as the width goes, I think the explanation I've seen is that the 3/8" leaves a sticky edge on your clip and collects dirt and hair. I use the 1/4" and haven't had a problem with it. I make the ribbon on the back long enough to ensure a good grip so it doesn't lift up. If it's too short it won't hold as well.

This is only MY opinion.
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