Originally Posted by MarcootBoutique
So do I understand that you can use the wood burner to burn into the sides of the ribbon at the middle to make it easier to tie and bunch. This seems like it would work great! If this is the case, I will have to invest in a wood burner. I use a cigarette lighter to seal ends but have not done anything else with burning.
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I don't believe this is common practice, but it is how I do mine. As you can see by the poll above, most people snip & use flame to seal their spikes and sew and crease to make the spike stacks. IMO, it is easier to control. (and I am a control freak!)