Originally Posted by BowMamaof4
When you first fold to make your TWO loops, pinch the back with one hand and turn the ribbon so the loops fall towards the floor. Stick your fingers of the other hand in the loops and pull down to make sure they're the same length. Then fold them in towards the center (X shape determines "perkiness"). Make sure they're still the same size on all four corners before sewing or tying.
That worked! Thanks Ashely I owe you!!!