making felt faux roving dreads wavey??

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making felt faux roving dreads wavey??

Post by PepperDreads » Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:41 am

I'm finally back and not working on our house, so now I can devote all my time to dread making! :i2:

I bought some faux roving (felted fabric) from VixenSingsBlack, and I was wondering if there was a way to make them textured or wavy? I've tried using a waving iron, but I guess that was a little dumb cause it's fabric :i9: I was thinking thinking possible hairspray, or hair glue? Id figure I would ask before I went gunking up my dreads. Any advise?
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Re: making felt faux roving dreads wavey??

Post by LittlePinkFaery » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:28 pm

Pretty much not possible without it becoming icky or burnt! Wrapping round a rod and leaving it will temporarily give waves that ill eventually drop out.

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Re: making felt faux roving dreads wavey??

Post by PepperDreads » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:27 am

Thanks for telling me before I went and ruined them! :i2: I think I'll just let them be. It's better than ruining a perfectly good set of dreads. :i9:
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Re: making felt faux roving dreads wavey??

Post by Candied_Angel » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:00 pm

May be a bit late but maybe you could try braiding them together, rinse them in warm - if not hot - water and let them hang dry? When you unbraid them, they should be relatively kinky...maybe...I haven't tried this but in my head it makes sense.
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Re: making felt faux roving dreads wavey??

Post by PepperDreads » Thu Dec 19, 2013 8:50 am

Actually that does make sense! I do still have them, but I put them away in the closet for now (wearing them on the street where I live, I get a lot of trash from other people) I'll be staying up for a while now, so I will try that and upload some pics after I got them all finished. We'll have to see how these turn out, and possibly this can help out others here on the topic! :i2:
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