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Old 09-27-2008, 12:59
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Question of curiosity - do you ladies wrap your centre ribbon over the clip or under the bow and attach it to the clip?

Most of the tutorials I have said to wrap the centre ribbon over the clip. But when I do that with thicker ribbons like velvet, there is a gap between the clip due to the bulk of the ribbon.
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Old 09-27-2008, 01:01
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I always have the center knot go over the clip...and glue it down that way. I feel it give the bow some extra staying power.
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Old 09-27-2008, 09:07
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Default Re: Over or Under?

~ ditto ~

ETA: But, there's no wrong either if you don't go over i.e you mentioned Velvet.

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I always have the center knot go over the clip...and glue it down that way. I feel it give the bow some extra staying power.
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Old 09-27-2008, 09:09
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i secure the knot/center ,then I attach to the clip
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Old 09-27-2008, 09:32
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I do it over as well....
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Old 09-27-2008, 09:35
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It depends, if I'm using an alligator clip, I glue it on top, if it's a french barette, I wrap it around.
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Old 09-27-2008, 10:09
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I always go over, but I know what you mean by there being a gap sometimes. I don't worry about that too much though because they still stay in hair fine, especially if you ad a no slip grip.
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Old 10-08-2008, 11:44
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Took me forever to reply. Sorry about that. Been the busiest and it ain't with the biz. Haha!

I finally tried both methods. Over and under. The clip certainly falls nicer if I were to glue the centre to the bow first. But the overall is much neater if I were to wrap the centre to the clip.

I can't make up my mind which is best for me! LOL.
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Old 10-08-2008, 12:02
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i do it over the clip!
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Am I the only one who thought "toilet paper" when reading the title of the thread?????
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