new products--lined 30mm snap clips--printed grosgrain ribbon
Offray Dr. Seuss Craft Ribbon: 18 Feet 7/8 Inch Satin Fabric Craft Ribbon For Gift Package Wrapping,Hairbow Clips,Sewing,Wedding,Scrapbook,Boy Girl Baby Shower-(2x3yd Thing One Thing Two New Fish)
New products--paper bow cards
New product--clear shopping bags
New products--7/8' peace sign ribbon
Hipgirl 36 Yards 1/8" Satin Fabric Ribbon Set, Double Face For Gift Package Wrapping, Double Bar Barrette Clip Making, Crafting, Sewing, Wedding Decor, Boy Girl Baby Shower-(18x2yd Boutique Ribbons)
new products--gymbo dot grosgrain mini bows-diy
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/20pc-korker-ribbon-combo.jpg

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...

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 04:54
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 229
Default Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Does anyone have any tricks to keeping these jump rings closed so the bottlecaps don't fall off? TIA!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/affiliate_alt_ads/jewelboxballerina-300.jpg
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:00
ThreeBlessingsBowtique's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 3,605
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

use the split rings instead of the open rings
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:14
lilamy_01's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,147
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Quote:
Originally Posted by ThreeBlessingsBowtique View Post
use the split rings instead of the open rings
Ditto!
__________________
I do not have axcess to a computer- if you need me please message me on facebook
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:20
ah4185's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 2,848
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

I had the same problem at first. I discovered this and it has helped TREMENDOUSLY. I haven't had one fall off since I started doing this:
  • Open the ring up pretty far.
  • Pinch the sides until it has an oval rather than round shape.
  • Put it on your bottlecap.
  • Pinch the narrow top and bottom of the together to close.
HTH (and makes sense)!!
__________________
Heather
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:29
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 229
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Quote:
Originally Posted by ThreeBlessingsBowtique View Post
use the split rings instead of the open rings
What is the difference?
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:35
lilamy_01's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,147
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Quote:
Originally Posted by My4boys View Post
What is the difference?
I've attached a pic for you. It kinda looks like a keychain. It stays on, and you don't have to worry about it getting pulled off.
Michaels and Hobby Lobby carry them
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 25c6c109b77760a6.jpg (2.2 KB, 6 views)
__________________
I do not have axcess to a computer- if you need me please message me on facebook
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:36
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 229
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Quote:
Originally Posted by lilamy_01 View Post
I've attached a pic for you. It kinda looks like a keychain. It stays on, and you don't have to worry about it getting pulled off.
Michaels and Hobby Lobby carry them
Got it!!! Where do you find these in HL?
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 01-12-2010, 05:39
ThreeBlessingsBowtique's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 3,605
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Quote:
Originally Posted by My4boys View Post
Got it!!! Where do you find these in HL?
the jewelry metal stuff
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2010, 10:21
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 156
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Jumprings no matter how "tightly" you close them always run the risk of coming apart. Use split rings (I use an 9 mm I think) - be sure to also do yourself a favor and get a pair of split ring pliers - it will save yourself a LOT of agony in putting them on.
__________________
Amanda
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 01-14-2010, 10:59
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 277
Default Re: Having trouble with jump rings coming of bottlecaps

Yes, definitely get some jump rings! The split rings will always come apart if you tug on the very hard. Split rings are much more secure!
__________________
Boutique Bottle Cap, Scrabble Tile and Glass Tile Images

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
300-700-forum-banners
wholesale rompers, dresses, bloomers, hat, headbands, leg warmers, flower layers, tulle, boutique clothing and other craft supplies
Reply

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


Free Instructions---------Free Instructions----------Free Instructions-----------Free Instructions.
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/medium/ribbon-korker-hair-bow-clip-instructions-sm.jpg
New Instructions--How to make braided/woven headband instruction
New Instructions--How to make hair bow gift basket
Free Hair Bow Instructions-Snail
Free Hair Bow Instructions--Christmas Tree
http://hipgirlclips.com/forums/xw-instruction-images/bee/bumble%20bee%20sm.jpg

New products--grosgrain ribbon mini bows

http://hipgirlclips.com/forums/xw-instruction-images/rainbow-ribbon-dragonfly-hair-clips-free-tutorial/dragonfly-rainbow.jpg

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:35.


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