I got all jazzed when I saw on here how people used a wood burner to seal their ends . . . . . then I bought one. I can't cut my ribbon worth a DARN with it.
After ruining TONS of ribbon, I finally found a trick that works for me and I hope it works for others, too.
I cut all my ribbon with a super sharp scissor. I use the barrel of the wood burner (not
the tip) to seal the ends. It is nice and long and gets super hot. I just barely touch it to the ends and VOILA, they are sealed.
For "V" cuts, I cut with the scissors, hold folded over (but not touching) and touch lightly to the barrel on each side. Keeps a great "V" shape without the fuss.
Hope someone finds this helpful.