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Old 04-06-2008, 11:09
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Default Re: bow board question

Originally Posted by island_girl_bows View Post
do you wash and DRY your ribbon first before you attach to the board? doing so will shrink the ribbon...

also are you stapling the ribbon directly to the frame? use at least 2 staples to attach.

on your backer board you could use brads to make a junction at the crosses.... use the wood burner with the long pointy tip to burn a small hole thru the ribbon so you can attach the brad

I never thought to wash and dry the ribbon - I'll try it tomorrow. How much will it shrink? Should I cut it before or after? Thanks so much!
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