Originally Posted by heatherjdrake
Fold your ribbon in half and "kiss" the ribbon with the lighter going in a straight line across the edges of your spikes. Make sure the pieces aren't touching. If they touch they will stick together.
I do this too. I am horrible with my woodburner and my spikes are very even and crisp when I do this. If they get stuck together, just gently pull them apart and you might have to snip some of the melted ribbon strands off. Never leaves my spikes looking bad though. They are super clean lines!