Originally Posted by nosey.nana
One tip I haven't seen mentioned which I've found helpful is using a piece of flat foam (in boxes) or foamcore board & pins when you're trying to figure out a new bow or clippie without benefit of a tutorial or measurements. You can do your mockup & save add'l ribbon and glue. Later when you've got it figured out (but aren't a speed demon yet) this set up is great as you glue, undo a pin, glue, etc.
This is a great tip
I've been using regular cardboard for ages (just cut up from packages we receive) but I like the idea of using foam board.