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Old 06-27-2012, 07:51
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Default Marabou how to?

My typical bow is like the attached.

My question is instead of using tulle, how do I integrate marabou feathers between the main bow/loops and the layer of spikes. I want them to kind of stick out in a thin even, layer where you can still see the layer of spikes. I have been getting 15 gram marabou from dreamangels.net. Maybe I'm making harder than it needs to be but I don't want it to be too fat in the middle.

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Default Re: Marabou how to?

bump. i'm curious too!

also...your bow is gorgeous!
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Default Re: Marabou how to?

I've used felt before or you can sandwich the marabou between a base bow and the rest of the bow layers.
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Pretty bow, I am curious too.
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Default Re: Marabou how to?

I hot glue the marabou into a circular shape and hot glue it down before I add my tbb and surrounds. Your bow is gorgeous by the way! I would love to know how you add the tulle. When I tried experimenting with it, it just didn't look right.
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Default Re: Marabou how to?

To add tulle, I cut a 10x5 piece of tulle and fold it in an accordian type manner, pinch in the middle and tie. That's pretty much it.
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Default Re: Marabou how to?

If you want the spikes to be visible you need to make bows bigger. That is why I only add marabou or feathers to my OTT bows. I tried with 4.5 and 5 inches bow and they don't look that well. Works perfect when the bows are 5.5 inches or bigger. You just need to glue the marabou piece under the twisted bow.
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How do you glue it though?
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How do you glue it though?
I used hot glue. I prefer the ones that come with a fetl circle but if you don't have those just put a circle of glue on the ribbon. Just assemble the way you do with any other bow.
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Default Re: Marabou how to?

I'm going to have to try one of these and see how it works. I love the bows with marabou
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