Craft Show Display Ideas
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/hair-bow-gift-basket-tutorial-title.jpg
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/clothesline-for-craft-show-display-title.jpg http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/bow-card-punch-tutorial-title.jpg
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/hair-bow-display-bow-title.jpg
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/hair-bow-holder-craft-show-display-title.jpg http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/custom%20bow%20cards-3-sm.jpg
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/dress-form-craft-show-display-title.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 08-14-2010, 09:52
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 27
Default Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

I tried to make a few spike ends on the ribbon for hairbows with scissors and run a lighter, but it just don't come out looking very good... How does everyone else make theirs look good?? (AKA pointy ends on ribbons... the V points! )
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-14-2010, 10:22
lilredsmiles's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: The beautiful pacific northwest baby!
Posts: 1,760
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dimocks04 View Post
I tried to make a few spike ends on the ribbon for hairbows with scissors and run a lighter, but it just don't come out looking very good... How does everyone else make theirs look good?? (AKA pointy ends on ribbons... the V points! )
Fold ribbon in half lengthwise, snip with scissors, separate (very, very slightly) and press against the barrel of a woodburner just long enough to seal. Open back up & press flat before it cools to ensure that it cools flat.

Good luck
__________________
Moderator for Ribbonheaven. Click here to learn more about RibbonHeaven!



Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 08-14-2010, 10:27
ronnie's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: South Texas
Posts: 5,941
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

I usually use a woodburner and a metal 2" triangular ruler to make my cuts. You can find those rulers where they sell supplies for doll houses.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-15-2010, 12:25
kcc kcc is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,023
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

I use the technique that Barbara Jean showed us on Posh and Pretty Forum:

http://s6.photobucket.com/albums/y24...t=MOV01362.flv
__________________
~Kelly
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 08-15-2010, 12:50
susieq1431's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 397
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hiltonclan4 View Post
I use the technique that Barbara Jean showed us on Posh and Pretty Forum:

http://s6.photobucket.com/albums/y24...t=MOV01362.flv
Thanks for sharing!
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 08-15-2010, 02:00
JakeGigiandLolasMommy's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mission, TX
Posts: 918
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hiltonclan4 View Post
I use the technique that Barbara Jean showed us on Posh and Pretty Forum:

http://s6.photobucket.com/albums/y24...t=MOV01362.flv
I agree...really easy and great way to make sure you get even cut. Good luck!
__________________

Between "Life" and Homeschooling...
if I don't laugh...I'll start to cryMolly
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 08-15-2010, 04:14
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 848
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

thanks ladies! ....hopefully i'll be able to try it soon!
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 08-15-2010, 03:27
lilredsmiles's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: The beautiful pacific northwest baby!
Posts: 1,760
Default Re: Best way to make spikes (on the ends of ribbon)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hiltonclan4 View Post
I use the technique that Barbara Jean showed us on Posh and Pretty Forum:

http://s6.photobucket.com/albums/y24...t=MOV01362.flv
That is how I used to do it however, sometimes my spikes ended up looking curved - especially with thinner UB ribbon.... Here is an example of why I use my wood burner now:
7-8 solid pinwheel3.jpg
__________________
Moderator for Ribbonheaven. Click here to learn more about RibbonHeaven!



Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

HipGirl 6pc Set 2.5" Hawaii Hawaiian Plumeria Flower Foam Hair Clip Accessory, Boutique Alligator Clip Assortment. For Bridal Wedding Party Beach Vacation Outfit, Dress. For Girls Teens Kids Adults
HipGirl 6pc Set 2.5" Hawaii Hawaiian Plumeria Flower Foam Hair Clip Accessory, Boutique Alligator Clip Assortment. For Bridal Wedding Party Beach Vacation Outfit, Dress. For Girls Teens Kids Adults.
HipGirl 6pc Set 2.5" Hawaii Hawaiian Plumeria Flower Foam Hair Clip Accessory, Boutique Alligator Clip Assortment. For Bridal Wedding Party Beach Vacation Outfit, Dress. For Girls Teens Kids Adults.
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


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 http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/medium/Shabby-frayed-chiffon-flowers-turq.JPG
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 06:18.


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