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Old 06-17-2008, 01:12
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make two bows that look just a like. I cut the ribbon the same length, fold the same way, but can not get the crease the same on each bow. When displaying I feel like some of them look off because I can't get the fold just right. They are not bad, I just want them to look more alike. HELP PLEASE!
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Old 06-17-2008, 08:14
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I feel the same way sometimes. But the reality is that unless you are making a set of piggies, people won't be seeing them together anyway. As long as they are good bows, it doesn't matter if there are a very slight differences.
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I have the same problem! So, I have just been making korkers, simple clippies and very easy bows in pairs. The rest are truly 'one-of-a-kind"!!
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It just takes alot of practice - I always make sure to make each piece at the same time - like both bottom layers, then both top layers, etc. That way I can see if they look the same before I get to the end. Just keep trying, you'll get it

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Two words, Gator Bite, perfect uniform creases every single time.
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Have you tried using the Sally clips?
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I can't make 2 exactly the same either. Korkers are the only thing that come out the same for me.
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me either, oh well i try my best !
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That's why I encourage my DGD to wear one ponytail instead of two,,,then the bows don't have to match LOL
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No 2 of my bows come out the same either! I thought it was just me!
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