Originally Posted by Bugbean17
So I know you just cut your ribbon 2.5 inch. But do you ladys, Go threw the center a few times. Or do you ladys wrap your thread around the whole thing. How many pieces do you use for each bow?? Does any one have idea of how many yards on korker is??
With 2.5 inch pieces I would use about 25-30 pieces. Stacking on a long needle & sewing is the best way IMO & so much more secure than tying. If you spray starch on the dowel rods before baking you'll get a more stiff "kork" & it will stand up better & be more ball shaped.
Good luck - I can't imagine planning to make500 of them!! 50 would be making a ton IMO!! I would plan to bake, cut & heat seal a ton
of pieces before starting to assemble.