That's what I do as well...
I cut how every long I'd need for 10 clips and then put the tape on the ribbon... then I cut the ribbon w/ the tape on it, head seal and line away.
Originally Posted by firedancer201
I put most of the ribbon onto the tape and then cut between the ribbon. I end up with like 10 feet of taped ribbon to cut apart, but it goes quicker for me.