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Old 11-21-2010, 12:11
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Default There has to be an easier way for this friggen bow!

http://www.girlythingsbows.com/tails_down_bow.html

gaah she makes it look so easy! I have a customer wanting this bow
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Old 11-21-2010, 12:16
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Practice, Practice, Practice. Do it several times and you should be able to get the idea of how to do it. It is a fairly simple bow. Study each step, if you need to use a sally clip, use one. Some people will use alli clips to hold the bow in place.
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Default Re: There has to be an easier way for this friggen bow!

It's really pretty easy after you do it once. I don't measure my ribbon. I just make it and cut theribbon when I am done. It takes a lot of trials and tribulations. I have attached one of mine. I love these bows!!
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Default Re: There has to be an easier way for this friggen bow!

I always make these with my Gator Bite and before I got that, it was my Sally's clip. Pull HARD and tie tight (I obviously don't sew mine) ~ that is what works best for me.

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It's really pretty easy after you do it once. I don't measure my ribbon. I just make it and cut theribbon when I am done. It takes a lot of trials and tribulations. I have attached one of mine. I love these bows!!

That is a very pretty bow!

ETA: I make these bows freehand. They are so cute especailly on ponyo's!
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It's really pretty easy after you do it once. I don't measure my ribbon. I just make it and cut theribbon when I am done. It takes a lot of trials and tribulations. I have attached one of mine. I love these bows!!
Love it! What type of clip is it attached to?
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Love it! What type of clip is it attached to?
Thanks!! I call it a slide barrett! Not sure the true name of it. I normally pull my girls hair up and then attach the barrett right above that. It stays in better that way for us.
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Thanks!! I call it a slide barrett! Not sure the true name of it. I normally pull my girls hair up and then attach the barrett right above that. It stays in better that way for us.
Sounds like a French Barrette.

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Sounds like a French Barrette.

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This is it. It's a slide.

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I love those slide barrettes. How are you able to get the bow to secure on it?
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