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Old 02-25-2009, 10:48
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Default help needed -- creasing !

hey guys. i'm new to the site & new to making hair bows =). i have a few questions !

i love the look of the big boutique bows, but i cannot figure out how to crease the centers ! my bows always ended up squishing together & just looking horrible. i try to pinch & fold the center but my fingers always get mixed up & i end up losing it.

& this is hard to explain -- but the way the bow curves, around the center, i can't get mine to fold like that! the zebra print bow on top in the picture.
i googled an example:

any suggestions or tips ? thanks =).
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:57
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Default Re: help needed -- creasing !

i don't have a picture of any =|. i just run into this problem EVERY time i go to finish a bow, so i end up quitting. i guess i just don't get the whole idea of creasing.
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Old 02-26-2009, 08:29
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Default Re: help needed -- creasing !

Have you seen Michelle's instructions on creasing? They are really good! Here they are:

How To Make Boutique Hair Bow--2--Creasing & Attaching Clip : Hip Girl Boutique - , Ribbons, Hair Bows, Hair Clips, Hairbow Hardware, Free Hairbow Instructions

And make sure to use the alligator clips like she shows to hold everything in place--they help a lot!
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