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notimetowork
« on: December 02, 2010 12:38:00 AM »

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How can I make these?  They're the curly gift ribbon things you put on gift packages.
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jellybean89
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2010 11:36:23 AM »

I usually use scissors to curl ribbons like that; I'll try to explain how I do it Tongue

* Open a pair of scissors all the way and hold them in one hand with the blades up.
* Hold the ribbon against the blade with the thumb of the hand holding the scissors.
* Pull the ribbon across the blade with your other hand; when you let go, it should curl up.

This site says that the ribbon has a shiny side & a dull side and to press the blade against the dull side.

I think you would tape or staple a bunch of pieces of ribbon together & then curl them from where they're connected to their ends to make what's in that picture. Smiley
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AGFH
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2010 08:14:56 PM »

I do it the same exact way jellybean89 does.
Super simple. You'll get the hang of it in no time.
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I was off to save the world....until I was distracted by something shiny.
notimetowork
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2010 01:14:54 PM »

Thank you!!
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