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Old 11-13-2009, 06:00
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Can anyone help me out with my tuxedo clippies. How long are you cutting the ribbon on top, and are you wiring down the middle or gluing it? Any help would be appreciated, mine are turning out lopsided and crooked, I am just talking about the little clips. I saw someone on here had made them with the glitter ribbon and they look great. Also, should I starch them to make the loops stand up....Please help me out, I want to sell some at my show next Friday.
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Old 11-13-2009, 07:03
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I was looking for any expert tips as well....I think I get the gist but mine don't look great yet!
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Old 11-13-2009, 07:37
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You mean this kind of clippy?

http://poshnpretty.blogspot.com/2008...r-clippie.html Courtesy of Member Vanitha =)
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Old 11-13-2009, 07:52
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What I do is whatever size clipping I am putting it on, I lay the ribbon across it and double that size plus a smidge......

so if I am using a 50MM clippie (almost 2") I will cut my ribbon to be like 4.25 inches

Hope that helps
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What I do is whatever size clipping I am putting it on, I lay the ribbon across it and double that size plus a smidge......

so if I am using a 50MM clippie (almost 2") I will cut my ribbon to be like 4.25 inches

Hope that helps

This is exactly how I do it too
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Thanks girls. All way helpful, poshnpretty that tut was awesome! Thanks again!
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Old 11-13-2009, 09:55
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I made some double layer ones for boys. They are made like that tut. but cut a second ribbon 1-2" small, depending on how you want it to look, and put on top of the first layer.
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I made some double layer ones for boys. They are made like that tut. but cut a second ribbon 1-2" small, depending on how you want it to look, and put on top of the first layer.
You made bows for boys??
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Old 11-16-2009, 05:59
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Here's my boy's bowtie. Picture that clipped to a button up shirt.
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:19
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Here's my boy's bowtie. Picture that clipped to a button up shirt.
OHHH those are cool, you had me worried that you were making hair bows for boys lol
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