New products--peelnstick double-sided-tape for lining clips
hip girl boutique 1" metallic gold gliter sparkle ribbon
hip girl boutique grosgrain ribbon wrapped headbands for girls women baby toddler
hip girl boutique goody ponytail pigtail holder for women girl toddler baby

Go Back   Hip Girl Boutique Free Hair Bow Instructions--Learn how to make hairbows and hair clips, FREE! > Ribbon and Bows > How to make...

How to make... Hairbows, hair clips, bottlecaps, ribbon shirts, flip flop...

View Poll Results: Do you spray your korkers with starch before baking?
Yes, always 39 44.83%
No, never 32 36.78%
Spray after baking 16 18.39%
Voters: 87. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 12-16-2009, 10:17
khofkamp's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 3,559
Default Re: Korker ribbon

I thought about spraying mine, but at one of my craft shows there was another vendor there and people were coming to my booth and buying korkers like crazy, I just figured 1. she didnt have any or 2. they were way higher in price.

But then I started having people say that her korkers were hard and they were worried they would poke their kids head. I went walking around after my sister got there and her korkers were very stiff, I would have been afraid of them stabbing my kid too!

I dont know if she was overdoing the starch or what? but I just never even tried to starch mine after that.


Last edited by khofkamp; 12-16-2009 at 10:18. Reason: typo
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  #12 (permalink)  
Old 02-01-2010, 09:13
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 451
Default Re: Korker ribbon

I don't starch and never have. I wet my ribbon before I bake and let it cool completely before I unwrap. I don't like to stiffness of the ribbon when starched and it yellows over time. I use enough pieces in my korker bows that I don't have a problem with the shape holding.
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 02-09-2010, 12:47
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 17
Default Re: Korker ribbon

I never starch or wet my ribbon. Mine come out really fluffy and I haven't had any complaintsl
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 02-09-2010, 01:53
Sweet Baby Michele's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Valley Springs, Ca.
Posts: 1,472
Default Re: Korker ribbon

Originally Posted by btchslapu2 View Post
I never starch or wet my ribbon. Mine come out really fluffy and I haven't had any complaintsl
Same here. Plus, I dislike the thought of starch on the ribbon, as a lot of my clients have young children. Who wants their children ingesting starch, in case one ends up in the mouth of a child who is teething? Yes, it's the parents responsibility to keep them out of the childs mouth, but I'll do everything I can for them to be safe, just in case...
Just my 2 cents worth...
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 03-09-2010, 08:49
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 451
Default Re: Korker ribbon

Wetting the ribbon helps keep white dots...white. i don't have bleeding on the dark colors or red.
Reply With Quote
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2010, 02:25
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 126
Default Re: Korker ribbon

I bake them for 35 mins at 275 and then while they're still hot I spray with aussie freeze hairspray makes em nice and fluffy and smell good too!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

korker, starch

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

New product--2.5' Mini Korker Bows
Hip girl boutique 50mm grosgrain ribbon wrapped snap clips for baby girl, toddler, infant, newborn, adult, women, school
new products--dippin dots mini pinwheel bow
hip girl boutique christmas grosgrain satin ribbon collection for holidays

HipGirl Boutique Girls Women 6" Jumbo Large Cheer Bow Elastic Hair Tie Ponytail Holder for High School College Cheerleading (10pc Assorted Solids)

HipGirl 25pc Hair Bow Clips Headbands Gift Basket: Grosgrain Korker Ribbon Alligator Clips + Crochet, Ribbon Wrapped Headbans, For Girls Babies Teens Kids Toddlers Adults. For Pigtails, Ponytails

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:16.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0
Hip Girl Boutique Instructions - Copyright © 2007

Ad Management by RedTyger