IM NOO EXPERT...BUT..
This is how i make mine...
1. I use 7/8 ribbon 4 1/2 piece and handstitch the middle.
2. I take another piece 2 1/2 long(for spike) and handstitch again together the 2 pieces.
3. i use 2 inch 7/8 ribbon for center i ususally use smaller size for this like 5/8 but i didnt have any in black
4. umm i dnt use rubber band on my Poly i use duck mouth clip works awesome..
5.This is Polynaris