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sew 92 43.40%
glue 120 56.60%
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Old 01-30-2011, 11:57
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

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I use a cigar lighter to heat seal and then hot glue. More than 10 headbands, i use candle.

I dont use the wood burner especially for the FOE. Oh the smoke fumes and the smell are so strong, i CANNOT take it.

http://www.poshnpretty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1999

This is how i make mine(sold over 1000 headbands, no complaints so far)
Thanks Vanitha for the great Tut! I bought a bunch of FOE on ebay and this looks much easier than sewing. Once I saw what you charge for the headbands I regretted buying the FOE though! I book marked you and will be buying skinny headbands from you soon.
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Old 01-30-2011, 12:01
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I do the same..w/a lighter to seal..I also sew once sealed to make sure it's really re-enforced..my DD loves to tug at ther hair pretties.

FOE headbands are the cutest..they are by far my favorite over any other kind.
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Old 01-30-2011, 12:03
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I have never made any. Maybe I should try a few.
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:27
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I use my wood burner to seal the ends and then sew it together.
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Old 03-26-2011, 02:09
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I glue mine. Ive had them for months now Ive never had them tear apart and people who purchased them from me havent complained about it.. its quick easy and it works for me : )
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Old 03-26-2011, 02:11
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

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I make mine 0-3= 12", 4-12=15", 1 y and up= 17"

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I second this! : )
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Old 03-26-2011, 06:37
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I glue mine.. I've never tried to sew them.
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:13
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I glue mine, but I also heard that you can wood burn to heat seal and cut the foe, is this true??
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Old 03-27-2011, 01:01
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

I do the exact thing, works put great!!

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I didnt vote for either as I singe them together either with my alliebu errr wood burner tool of a lighter
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Old 03-28-2011, 07:44
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Default Re: Do you Glue or Sew your FOE headbands?

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I do the exact thing, works put great!!
How do you do this? I have tried over and over again, alls I can get it to do, is just burn! lol
Do you fold one side to the other, do you have two ends together, then smash it or do you just cut with your wood burner tool and it just melts together? Man that elastic burning sure stinks!
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