Originally Posted by Krysia
Are you making 2 surrounds (1 figure 8) or 4 surrounds (for each loop of the bow)? If you're making 4, I would cut it the same length as the ribbon (it'll hug). If you're just making a figure 8 (2 loops on the surrounds), then I think it would be shorter. HTH.
I was doing the four surrounds, and for some reason it is just not hugging. Maybe I'm just not going about it in the right way. I hadn't tried the figure 8 yet.