Thank you everyone!
I am covering a 50mm snap clip with 5/8" ribbon....not the wrap technique (I am actually good at that one! HA!), I am trying to give it the "flat" look without using a snap cover. See my attached pic of others that I have made. None of my customers have complained about the ends but I am picky as the bow has my name on it.
I am using hot glue and I think I am going to take the advice of cutting it a little longer and not pulling so tight and glueing the heck out of the ends.
To be continued....