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Old 06-25-2009, 02:43
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Default how to curl antennae?

someone mentioned in an earlier post about using a wood burner to curl antennae... Until now I've always used fray check and keep them straight... Does anoyone have a good method (with steps... I'm new to this!) to curl antennae?
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

The Ribbon Retreat has free instructions...
http://www.theribbonretreat.com/cust...tleBugBows.pdf

This is where I learned. But, now I usually use my wood burner as you mentioned. Both ways work really well. It'll just take some practice! HTH
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Old 06-25-2009, 10:04
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

trr is where i learned how to do mine
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

I bought 1/8 " black grosgrain....makes life sooooooo much easier!!!
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

Making bug antennaes are very easy after I found out how to do it.
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

I use the TRR as well super easy!
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

thanks ladies... I'm going to cut some scraps and try now : ). I appreciate your help!!!
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Old 06-26-2009, 09:29
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Default Re: how to curl antennae?

I do my antennae like on the TRR but have found that if you use 1/8 ribbon instead of 3/8 you just have to cut the ribbon down the middle the length that you want, then I don't have the "middle" piece adding to the ever growing pile scraps around me. Anyway, did that make sense???
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oops, just reread and saw that the 1/8 ribbon idea was already posted, sorry. I just got so excited that I actually had something to contribute.
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