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Old 04-05-2010, 05:24
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Default Re: how to measure the ribbon...

I use 7/8 for my base and top bows and 3/8 for my loops. I mesure in .5" from each side and then mark centre and mid points.

base bow I use 21"
top bow 17"
loops 19"
spikes cut 5 at 4.5" each

this makes a bow that measures approxx 3.5" to go smaller I subtract 2" from each measurement ( spikes I make 4")for a 3" bow
to go larger I add 2" ( spkies 5") for a 4" bow

I find if I don't measure and mark out then my bows don't look right!
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