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Old 01-20-2011, 12:28
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Default Re: Does it ever get easy?

Originally Posted by ronnie View Post
I remember getting frustrated with my first bows that I would just throw them away. Thank goodness it was cheap ribbon I started with.
Originally Posted by Melissa's Bows View Post
Try watching this video . . . it's really the only thing that helped me and I just started making them 2 weeks ago! Some additional steps that I take are: I take an alligator clip and clip the back 2 layers of ribbon that are supposed to stay in a horizontal position (if you use double prongs there should be a prong on each side of the pin) I also stick the pin into something such as my couch to keep it from shifting around! I hope that helps! Good Luck!
Thanks girls.. I like that you're looking out for us "newbie bow makers" ! I'll take all the help I can get
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