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

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
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 11-02-2010, 06:44
brezzamagoo's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 745
Default Re: Let's talk korkers...

How long do you bake your ribbon for? Minimum of 25minutes, usually around the 40minute mark.

At what temperature? 135 degrees celcius, whatever that translates into your measurements.

Do you get it wet first? Nope!

Do you use starch? Have you found a particular brand that works better than the others? I have used starch and I found that the ribbon would tend to go funny when I sealed the edges. Also I've had a couple of problems with the wood from the dowels leaving marks on the ribbon when using starch.

Do you have any other super secret hints for me? Can't say I have any secrets lol I love making the smaller korker sizes as they are cute and I like small things. I also don't use as many pieces as what other people do. For my small korkers I only use about 18 pieces and they turn out reasonble full. When I first started I was doing the tying technique and my korkers would turn out grose, so now I sew all of mine.

How do you attach it to hair elastic? I make sure that I secure the korker altogether first and then I will sew the korker into the elastic. That way if the elastic breaks or korker comes off then it doesn't break all a part.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 11-02-2010, 08:11
tashanwrn's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: KENTUCKY
Posts: 566
Default Re: Let's talk korkers...

When your cutting Korkers, do you streatch the curls out and measure or leave curled and measure???
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 11-02-2010, 04:01
brezzamagoo's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 745
Default Re: Let's talk korkers...

Leave curled and measure.
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 11-02-2010, 04:38
BambaBows's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Posts: 226
Default Re: Let's talk korkers...

How do you sew them? I have found if I sew them all the pieces curl together and they look sloppy but when I tie them I don't feel like they are very durable.
__________________
~Amanda~
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 11-03-2010, 02:49
brezzamagoo's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 745
Default Re: Let's talk korkers...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Materialgirlbowtique View Post
How do you sew them? I have found if I sew them all the pieces curl together and they look sloppy but when I tie them I don't feel like they are very durable.
When I sew mine I just thread on X amount of korker pieces and pull down onto the knot. Then I just push my needle back through the pieces, not sure if I get all of them or not but meh....and then tie the ends together and we have a korker!

Yeh I do find some of the pieces will curl inside each other but you just pull them apart lol I felt the same about tying mine, I didn't feel it was secured enough. I much prefer sewing over tying.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/large/portrait-editing-ads-700.jpg
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


Ribbon Slides--for 3/8' Ribbons 10pc 1/4' Birch Wood Dowel Rods For Korkers 20pc Glue Stick For Hair Bows, Hair Clips, Crafts Wood Burning Tool With 4 Tips--For Sealing Ribbon Ends French Barrettes-Silver 40pc Pastel Goody Ouchless No Metal Small Pony'Os-3.5',2MM Thick http://www.hipgirlclips.com/store/images/tulle-tutu-orchid.jpg 6pc 1.75' Satin Rose for Scrapbooking, Hair Clips, Wedding-Combo mini-bow-tie-diy-bows-grosgrain-ribbon
http://www.hipgirlclips.com/affiliate_alt_ads/my_ads/hip-girl-boutique-llc-twitter-100.jpg

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:58.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0
Hip Girl Boutique Instructions - Copyright © 2007

Ad Management by RedTyger