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Old 02-07-2012, 09:28
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So, last night I tried my first one, and I have a question about adding the fillers. After I added them, they really didn't seem secure...like if you yanked hard on them they would come out.
Either I didn't wrap tightly enough(but I was worried about breaking the thread), or are you supposed to go up through the center of the fillers with a needle before adding? Thanks
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:46
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You just have to wrap tightly. My hands are sore after making these, they're a lot of work! I use upholstery thread when I make them. HTH!
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You just have to wrap tightly. My hands are sore after making these, they're a lot of work! I use upholstery thread when I make them. HTH!
Ditto! You took the words right out of my mouth! lol
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Default Re: Funky loopy Bow question

I just made some using 28 gauge beading ribbon instead of thread.You can yank and pull and yank harder and it still won't come out
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I have found that you have to wrap very tight and use lots of thread.
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I just made some using 28 gauge beading ribbon instead of thread.You can yank and pull and yank harder and it still won't come out
And you can find that at Michaels...?
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I found the wire at Hobby Lobby, I'm sure they would have it at Michaels.
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What's your pricing like for these bows? They sure use a lot of ribbon
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What's your pricing like for these bows? They sure use a lot of ribbon
I price mine any where between $12.50 - $16.99 depending on what goes into them!
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