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To further beautify your hair bow creations, it is recommended that you finish your ribbon ends using one of the following cutting techniques. Finishing ribbon ends will not only assist in preventing unwanted fraying or unraveling, but will add to the beauty of each of your unique hair bow creations. Be sure to seal your ribbon ends after making your cuts.

Straight Cut
To make a straight cut, set the ribbon down flat on a cutting mat and make a straight cut using a rotary cutter.

This is how a straight cut looks.
Diagonal Cut
To make a diagonal cut, set the ribbon down flat on a cutting mat and make a diagonal cut using a rotary cutter. You may adjust the angle of the cut accordingly to obtain the desired result.

This is how a diagonal cut looks.
Point Cut
To make a point cut, fold the ribbon in half and make a diagonal cut from the top of the folded edge down to the open edge of the ribbon. You may adjust the angle of the cut accordingly to obtain the desired result.

This is how a point cut looks.
V Cut
To make a V cut, fold the ribbon in half and make a diagonal cut from the top of the open edge down to the folded edge of the ribbon. You may adjust the angle of the cut accordingly to obtain the desired result.
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This is how a V cut looks.
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To make a Double V cut, fold the ribbon in half and then fold the edges down so they are even with the folded edge. Make a diagonal cut from the top of the triple edged side down to the double edged side.
basic tutu finishedThis is how a double V cut looks.