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Old 06-29-2009, 07:36
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Default Re: Cheer Bows

Originally Posted by gmcks2001 View Post
I am assuming you mean "jacked up" is the crease in the center where the ribbons cross one another? How the outside ribbon seems to just curve over and run down from the crease?

If so, try making where the ribbon crosses over not quite as wide at the bottom. When I make a bow like that, it looks something like an awareness ribbon. The ends of the ribbon that will form the tails of the bow have about 4" or 5" between the ribbons at the bottom. That should help give your crease that "jacked up" look.

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Jacked up as in if the ribbon has a pattern, then the pattern is facing the oppisite way than the rest of the bow.
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Old 06-29-2009, 07:40
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Originally Posted by bstimpert View Post
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3rd pic is what you're looking for. At that point crease. I also sew the pony on at this point. The attach the center either flat or center. The crease is what makes or breaks the bow, that's pretty much most bows though. I also measure too so my loops are exact, I can make 25 bows and they will all be the same so measuring as you go along is important so you can recreate the bow.
Got it.
Thanks for your help.
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