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Old 12-31-2010, 12:01
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Hi,

Im new to the bow making thing, and I am having the HARDEST time making the boutique bow I just cant get the loops right, one always ends up looking deformed or bigger. Its really frustrating... any suggestions of what I might be doing wrong?
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Old 12-31-2010, 12:08
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Default Re: Having trouble with Boutique Bow

post pictures if you want the ladies to give u pointers:-) there are lots of tutorials free and purchased on here to that are very helpful
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I have looked at tutorial after tutorial and still cant seem to get it..
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Old 12-31-2010, 12:23
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Default Re: Having trouble with Boutique Bow

is it the twisted bow? If so I always had that problem when I used the figure 8 method. Now I use the same method that you use with the No Bow No Go Template but without the template lol and it is much easier (for me anyway). There is also a template that uses the figure 8 method called the brilliant bow maker. If you are having trouble with consistency or balance a template might be the way to go HTH!
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Default Re: Having trouble with Boutique Bow

I have problems with the figure 8 method too. Ill have three perfect loops and one that sticks up flat. I also use the wrap around method without a template. It works better for me.
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Default Re: Having trouble with Boutique Bow

Im so new to all this lol.
whats the difference in a figure 8 method and a wrap around method?
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Im so new to all this lol.
whats the difference in a figure 8 method and a wrap around method?

This is the wrap around method. http://www.girlythingsbows.com/boutique_bow.html

The figure 8 method, you make a figure 8 with the ribbon, and then collapse the two big loops in to make the bow loops.
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oh ok! see I have been using the wrap around method, and its what I am having such a hard time with, one of my loops always turn out to big or flat
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