How much ribbon do you need to make a cheer bow?
Cut your ribbon to 30 inches long. You can adjust this length to add longer tails or bigger loops. Usually, you will not need more than 32 inches of ribbon . Fold your ribbon in half to leave a visible crease as the center or make a small mark.
How many inches of ribbon do I need for a bow?
How many feet do you need for a bow?
For an average sized bow , cut a piece of ribbon 3 yards (2.7 meters) long. Measure 1 foot (0.3 meters) of ribbon and pinch the ribbon together widthwise at that point. This will be the tail of the bow . Make a loop from the space where you pinched the ribbon.