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Old 04-07-2008, 08:38
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Default Re: Layering ribbon

Originally Posted by Lynn* View Post
It depends on how you want your finished bow look like. Securing them with fabric tac is a way, but sometimes you may want the loops to look just as they have something wrapped around, then you just need to hold them together. If it's difficult, you may want to use needle and thread and sew them together with fairly big stitches, and remove the thread once the bow is done.
Not sure if this helps but it's what I do
I like this idea about the stitches, I usually use fabri-tac on the ends, but the ribbon still gets uneven towards the middle, but I think this idea might work for me. Thanks!
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Old 04-08-2008, 02:09
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Default Re: Layering ribbon

heat n bond works well to hold them together
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Default Re: Layering ribbon

when you heat and bond does it make the ribbon really stiff i tried the fabric tac on the whole piece of ribbon and it was so stiff once it dried i had to throw it out tia
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Old 04-08-2008, 08:00
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I kind I have would make it very stiff, there may be other options, I really haven't played with it much GL
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