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Old 06-18-2011, 11:28
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Default In the loopy surround bow, what is the point of the base bow?

I am trying my hand at making my first loopy surround bow and I found a great tutorial on it, but it tells me to make a base/support bow. What is the point of this bow and is it really necessary? Thanks!
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Old 06-18-2011, 02:35
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Default Re: In the loopy surround bow, what is the point of the base bow?

It adds extra height to the stacked bow, I usually add a base bow unless I'm making a bow for a very small child and then I omit the base bow. I'm my opinion it looks more finished with a base bow.
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Default Re: In the loopy surround bow, what is the point of the base bow?

I use a "twisted" bow as my base bow.
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Default Re: In the loopy surround bow, what is the point of the base bow?

A base bow is what makes it an official stacked over the top bow, otherwise it's just a layered bow.
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Default Re: In the loopy surround bow, what is the point of the base bow?

i have used the base bow on my little one it looks to far off her head any suggestions?
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Default Re: In the loopy surround bow, what is the point of the base bow?

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A base bow is what makes it an official stacked over the top bow, otherwise it's just a layered bow.

Exactly this....that is the purpose of it!
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