Originally Posted by homeschoolmom
I think you did good...but I have this same problem-I make my spikes too long, trim them down...mine always look better when I cut them to about 1/2 inch or less sticking out, HTH
Another trial by error bit of wisdom:
Make your bow first. Then lay your ribbon behind your bow to see how much you want sticking out and cut it as it is laying behind the bow. Then cut all your spikes.