How much ribbon do I need?

July, 28th 2009

 

How much ribbon/cord do I need for each card to go around the spine and tie in a bow?

It depends on the width of the ribbon and how large a bow you want, wider ribbons will use more. The following table will give you an idea of how much you will need for each card allowing enough to tie a well proportioned bow easily.

  

   Narrow Ribbon or cord
(up to 9mm)
 Medium Ribbon     
(10-14mm)
 Wide Ribbon
(15mm to 26mm)
  A6 Card  50cm  55cm  60cm
  A5 Card  75cm  75cm  80cm
  144mm Square Card  50cm  55cm  60cm

 

 

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