Curly Ribbons

Make curly ribbons to decorate your craft projects or use them to accent a gift-wrapped present.
Making curly ribbons


  • Gift ribbons (Plastic type)
  • Scissors

Safety Tips

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Step 1 Curly Ribbons 1. Cut a length of gift ribbon.
Step 2 Curly Ribbons Ask for an adult's help.2. Hold one end of the ribbon against a scissor's blade while supporting it firmly with your thumb.
Step 3 Curly Ribbons Ask for an adult's help.3. Pull the blade all the way down to the other end.
Step 4 Curly Ribbons 4. Release the ribbon to reveal the curls.
Step 5 Curly Ribbons 5. If you want to make fine ribbon curls, cut fringes on one end of a length of ribbon.
Step 6 Curly Ribbons 6. Split the fringes apart, leaving at least a 1-inch margin on the other end.
Step 7 Curly Ribbons Ask for an adult's help.7. Curl each fringe as you did in Steps 2 and 3.
Step 8 Curly Ribbons 8. Check out the multiple curls.