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Old 02-12-2008, 09:25
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Can you tell me how long should the ribbon be? I have never made this bow and pretty new to making bows so I am sorry if this is a dumb question.

I am not sure, I don't measure it. I usually make them and cut it off. I just eyeball the loops and "know" where to start and stop. I will measure it next time and let you know. I think I use a little more than the formula calls for.
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Can You Do This With A Patterned Ribbon As Well Or Best With A Two Sided Ribbon?
I think these come out best w/ a two sided ribbon because inside the loops and that would be the back of the ribbon.
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I bought her instructions also. Yours beats mine. I tried my first one the other nightand failed. Some of her instructions are hard if you don't really know what your doing like me. LOL! yours look good to me.

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I too have the same issues with the ribbon turning into a pinwheel. If anyone have instructions on how to make or even use a bow maker I would love it if you could please share. I am also to cheap to buy one and am now to handy with a saw or drill. I barely can get by one sitting without burning my fingers on the glue gun or when making soap burning it on that. please help. thanks
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Mindy,

Your bow is awesome! Is there anyway to show your tutorial with another color ribbon. It is a little hard to see which direction to make the loops.

Thanks! Again, I LOVE this bow!
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Mindy,

Your bow is awesome! Is there anyway to show your tutorial with another color ribbon. It is a little hard to see which direction to make the loops.

Thanks! Again, I LOVE this bow!
I'll see what I can do It will probably be this weekend, though. Also, thank you for the compliment!! That always makes my day.
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You could het some dowels and floral foam and make it your own or predrill some holes in to a wood block and sand it and the use the dowels.

Good Luck!
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Kat It looks like your bows are backwards in the pictures Like the loopys should be flipped over.. Also stiffing before making the bows sometimes helped me when i was learning.. HTH
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clear as mudd!!!!!!!!
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can't say it enough, your bows are beautiful!

I have been working on mine, once I have enough courage, I will post one!

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