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« on: November 04, 2006 09:44:36 PM »

I tried making some ribbon roses tonight with the 7mm ribbon the instructions said use, and they were so tiny you could hardly see them...what could I be doing wrong? I didn't pull tight.

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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2006 11:37:08 AM »

Hi, Eve - I can't tell you what you're doing wrong, cuz I can't see what you're actually doing - it may be that you're not doing anything wrong - maybe they're supposed to be that small? But the ones on the right look as thought the stitches are inside out or something?

Anyway, try this photo tutorial for the Fargo rose - maybe it will help:

http://nzjo.blogspot.com/2006/11/fargo-rose-tutorial-for-susan.html

Good luck!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2006 12:49:01 PM »

Oh my goodness Grin  That was the fargo rose I was trying to make but I only wrapped once..now wonder it was so small..go and try again..thanks...
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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2006 04:30:12 PM »

Thank you for linking to my blog Tree Cactus.
Eve, I hope you found the tutorial useful.
Tree Cactus, do I know you by another name??
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« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2006 11:30:43 AM »

Hi, Jo - well, I think I found your tutorial on Sharon Boggan's site - I visit there often. So maybe we have "run into each other" on that site? Mary Corbet here, of needlenthread.com.
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