Originally Posted by pixelcube
Most people seem to bend the wire by hand and use a printed out alpha as a template. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owFQOL9W6d4
I don't know if there is any actual template tool where you could just form the names on it.
That's funny, right after I did the OP I searched for video and found his, he seems to be very popular. Can't believe what cute work he turns out in just a few minutes!! Definitely the forward and backward bends seem to be better than the loops I was trying.