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Old 05-19-2010, 01:49 AM   #1
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Question How to achieve the perfect bow.

Hi everyone,
I am very new and would love to know how to achieve the perfect bow.
The one where we have two loops and the ends both pointing in the downward position. Is this at all possible!
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Old 05-19-2010, 02:50 AM   #2
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Get a Bow Easy. You'll be glad you did, and save yourself a lot of headaches, lol! Look here:
http://notimetostamp.blogs.splitcoas...-page-2-tools/
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Old 05-19-2010, 03:40 AM   #3
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Gina K has a great video showing how to use the Bow easy. http://stamptv.ning.com/video/how-to...t-the-bow-easy .
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Old 05-19-2010, 08:43 AM   #4
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Whenever I tie a bow, it always comes out "upside down" so now, I tie them upside down. Works every time! Good luck! (I haven't been able to convince myself, YET, that I need the Bow Easy. I am sure the day will come...for like most everyone else, I do need all the cool toys and gadgets!)
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I just ordered one! The Gina K video makes it look easy. I tried that stupid Bowdabra thingy and can't get it to look good. This tool looks like a winner!
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Old 05-19-2010, 10:39 AM   #6
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Becca Feeken (http://www.amazingpapergrace.com/becca-bows/) has wonderful video tutorials on making beautiful bows without any tools. You might want to check that out
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Whenever I tie a bow, it always comes out "upside down" so now, I tie them upside down. Works every time! Good luck! (I haven't been able to convince myself, YET, that I need the Bow Easy. I am sure the day will come...for like most everyone else, I do need all the cool toys and gadgets!)
I thought like you.... "I know how to tie a bow!" but after I used a Bow-Easy I was hooked! It's a must have!
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Get the bow easy! Its super simple to use once you get the hang of it and it doesn't cost that much. You will be so happy with the results!
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Get a FORK! Perfect bows everytime!

http://dianagibbs.typepad.com/files/...iana-gibbs.pdf

http://stampndesign.blogspot.com/201...-fork-bow.html
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Thanks so much I will try and find out where to purchase one of these tools. I have not heard of them before.
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Thanks for the link I am heading there straight away. I have not heard of this gizzo before.
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Hi Sharilea,
Thanks for the info, I am headed straight to the video.
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The fork technique is genius!
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I am so bow impaired. I am going to try the fork.
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Have a baby girl back in the 80's...lots of practice!
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I've looked up videos on youtube and watched them over and over!
and over again!
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Whenever I tie a bow, it always comes out "upside down" so now, I tie them upside down.
My bows come out upside down, too! I wondered if I was the only one with that problem. So now I just turn my card upside down when tying bows so that the bow comes out right side up. The bow easy does look like it would be helpful, though.
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Becca Feeken (http://www.amazingpapergrace.com/becca-bows/) has wonderful video tutorials on making beautiful bows without any tools. You might want to check that out
Great videos!! TFS!!
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