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Old 05-21-2008, 11:27
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Default Has any one put bows on snappies??

I have a potential customer who's daughter won't keep alligator clips in her hair. She asked about putting bows on Snappies. Has anyone tried this? I have an idea how I would do it (provided it doesn't look too messy) but I thought I'd ask here before I wasted my time! lol.
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Default Re: Has any one put bows on snappies??

All of the snap clips (the metal ones anyhoo) have a little hole on the "fat" end - so you can secure any bow with a few stitches along with glue to keep them on well.
I put baby-bows on snaps LOL - but I'm sure the bigger ones will work well, too.


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Default Re: Has any one put bows on snappies??

Yep. I was wondering about the bigger bows. I have a few with the baby bows....still can't get that baby flower though!
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I have put a mini double ruffle bow on a snap clip and I was pleased with the way it turned out. It's the one on the right (obviously).
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How did you secure it to the snappy??
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Hot glue...hasn't come off yet. I lined the snap clip first and then attached the bow.
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Hot glue...hasn't come off yet. I lined the snap clip first and then attached the bow.
Ok, that's what I was going to do but wanted to see if there was a better way first!! Great!
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Hot glue...hasn't come off yet. I lined the snap clip first and then attached the bow.
my problem is when I line the clip with ribbon, it won't close. Does anyone else have that problem? How do I fix it? TIA
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All of the snap clips (the metal ones anyhoo) have a little hole on the "fat" end - so you can secure any bow with a few stitches along with glue to keep them on well.
I put baby-bows on snaps LOL - but I'm sure the bigger ones will work well, too.


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If you line your clips with ribbon can you still sew the bows on through the hole? Is the whole covered up? TIA
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Default Re: Has any one put bows on snappies??

I just hot glue mine on too.
I haven't had any problems with them yet.

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If you line your clips with ribbon can you still sew the bows on through the hole? Is the whole covered up?
When I line the clips, they are lined all the way around so the hole is covered.

I follow the instructions the TRR has on their site..
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