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Old 04-11-2010, 11:44
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Default Re: Boutique bows

Originally Posted by bowsbymomma View Post
It takes a lot of practice and once I got my NBNG templates, my bows improved 200%!!
You can make your own, I don't have a link to the instructions, but I will look.
The key is to measure, measure, measure!
When doing spikes, measure so they are all the same size. Stack on top of each other, fold in half, and put a straight pin through the "half" and spread out your spikes. Hold in place with a sally clip and sew through the middle. That way your spikes are even every time. Same with the surround loops. Measure the same length of ribbon that you used for the bow you are surrounding, fold it in half, then fold in half again, you now have even markings to do the surround loops. There are a lot of great tips and tricks on this forum, the girls here are great!
I think i might end up buying it too. Good thing bows are not what i sell the most. People here (Puerto Rico) buy things that are trendy locally. Now are the foamies sculptures and things in vinyl or felt.
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