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Old 02-01-2011, 04:01
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Default HELP! Stupid question of the day :)

I am making DD a pillow case dress for her valentines party that has a ton of color in it and want to make matching bow. I am not liking putting the plain oranges and pinks - I just don't think it matches very well.

So my dumb question: If fuse fabric to ribbon with wonder under, or something like that, could I still make a decent bow? I don't want to waste any fabric because I didn't buy a ton of it. Or should I stitch it? How would I go about incorporating this fabric?

Thanks so much for your help!

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Default Re: HELP! Stupid question of the day :)

I have made matching tuxedo bows using the same fabric. I have also made a flower with the fabric from a tut from NBNG>
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I have made matching tuxedo bows using the same fabric. I have also made a flower with the fabric from a tut from NBNG>
The flower sounds interesting - maybe as a center? How small can you make the flower? I haven't attempted to make them yet; are they difficult?

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You could possibly try and do a freehand yoyo if you don't have the template.

Also maybe you could sew strips and do a funky loop type bow with the fabric strips?
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I think the swanky bloom from no bow no go would be great! I love them!
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I think the swanky bloom from no bow no go would be great! I love them!

Boo ... I don't know how to make them. Care to fill me in? Or at least have a picture for me ... pretty please! I will love you forever
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Devon of NBNG (www.nobownogo.com) sells instructions for them. Since I have the instructions I can't share much without telling too much..lol They are very well written! She also sells them on hipgirls too. http://hipgirlclips.com/forums/160093-post5.html
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You rock socks lady! I will have to order it in a bit! Thank you so very much!
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You rock socks lady! I will have to order it in a bit! Thank you so very much!
You're welcome! I hope you enjoy them. Can't wait to see pics of them and the dress.

Have fun creating!
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