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bubble wrap dreads

Post by FRUIT_SALAD » Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:44 am

Hello!!!

I had customer asking if i could make bubble wrap dreads ( she meant as if they were DE dreads that she could braid into her own hair) now i did say no but i suppose i can always go back.

I was wondering if you can, If anyone could find the topic about them on the old forum for me and a word/picture tutorial on how to do bubble wrap dreads.

Any help would be super!!!!!!

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Post by CancerHybrid » Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:41 pm

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Post by harlequin » Tue May 12, 2009 10:35 am

i tied on a load of bubblewrap into strips then put more around it and secured it and the end when i made mine.

i have a photo somewhere i'll try find it.

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Post by NeonAddiction » Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:22 am

I tried for the LONGEST time to make bubblewrap dreads in the style like Anarchy makes.

I tried the method where you cut a strip of bubblewrap, and then wrap it in packaging tape or duct tape, but they would come out STIFF and un-bendable. I tried boiling them to soften them up, but that didn't do anything.

I also researched trying to make rolls of bubblewrap, then putting them in heatshrink tubing, but I think those would come out very stiff also!

I ended up just purchasing a bubblewrap wig from Anarchy. :roll: I'll check out how they are made when the wig gets here! :i9:
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Post by harlequin » Thu Jun 11, 2009 2:09 pm

ooo id love to see one of those! i have only ever seen pics of them from a distance.

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Post by VixenSingsBlack » Sat Jun 13, 2009 10:55 pm

I bet you could use this stuff called "stretch wrap" to make very nice, flexible, colorful, non-sticky bubble dreads. "Stretch wrap" is a thin plastic film which only sticks to itself, not to skin, hair, etc. It comes in several colors and it is generally an awesome substance. I've never had any 'fresh' but I've cut through it many times on packaging. Here it is: http://www.uline.com/BL_5400/Uline-Mini-Wrap You can't actually order from Uline, but it's a start.

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Post by Sophrodisiac » Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:54 am

I would love to try making some, though i too have pondered how it was made :) Though the shrink wrap looks good.
I like bubbles.. :)
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Post by VixenSingsBlack » Sun Jun 14, 2009 3:57 pm

"stretch wrap" is better than shrink wrap because it's thinner and doesn't need heat applied to it.

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Post by Sophrodisiac » Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:27 pm

:oops: oops, i misread it.
I like bubbles.. :)
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Post by iamdolleyes » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:56 am

VixenSingsBlack wrote:I bet you could use this stuff called "stretch wrap" to make very nice, flexible, colorful, non-sticky bubble dreads. "Stretch wrap" is a thin plastic film which only sticks to itself, not to skin, hair, etc. It comes in several colors and it is generally an awesome substance. I've never had any 'fresh' but I've cut through it many times on packaging. Here it is: http://www.uline.com/BL_5400/Uline-Mini-Wrap You can't actually order from Uline, but it's a start.
hmm..........try stores that sell moving supplies

this is essentially what is used to wrap furniture when moving, as well as coming in large wide rolls to wrap skids for transport

it's not hard to get a hold of, i have a roll in green!
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Post by ELEKTROzombie » Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:28 am

hey,
im having trouble figuring out how to make the bubblewrap falls as well. ive tried alot of different ways but i cant figure it out =[[
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Post by rawksis » Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:04 pm

I believe I have figured it out :) Image
If that didn't work then here's the link: http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p207 ... dreads.jpg

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Post by G1A_Zomb13 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:09 am

rawksis wrote:I believe I have figured it out :) Image
If that didn't work then here's the link: http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p207 ... dreads.jpg
Oh my gosh, I know this post is a little old... but how did you do that?

They look good!

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