How much ribbon do I need to tie my favour boxes, crackers and napkins

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How Much ribbon do I need for cracker bows?

By simply changing the ribbon colour or how they are tied, you can alter the look, feel and design of your cracker,napkin or favour box.

Large crackers

Each large cracker need two 50 cm hand tied bows - A total of 1 meter of ribbon per cracker.

Either 25 mm, 15 mm satin or organza ribbon.(10 mm satin or 7 mm organza.) Smaller 40 cm bows look just as wonderful.

Approximately 24 crackers out of a 25 m reel of satin

Approximately 19 out of a 20 m reel of organza.

The large crackers can also tied with a simple ribbon knot of 20 cm in any of the widths. Total of 40 cm per cracker.

As an alternative choose two ribbon colours for the knot.

Approximately  60 crackers for m a 25 m reel of satin

Approximately  50 out of a 20 m reel of organza.

Small place card cracker.

Each small place card cracker needs two hand tied 30 cm bows -a total of  60 cm of ribbon.

 Choose either 25 mm, 15 mm satin or organza ribbon. (10 mm satin or 7 mm organza.)

The place card crackers can also tied with a simple ribbon knot of 20 cm or less in any of the widths. Total of 40 cm per cracker.

As an alternative choose two ribbon colours for the knot.


How Much ribbon for Napkins?

Napkins look so beautiful wrapped in ribbons.

Length will depend on whether the napkin is folded or rolled and how you want to tie it

Bows.

For a large bow on a folded napkin you will need 80 - 85 cm when using 25 mm satin ribbon. Less can be used if you are rolling your napkins or if would like a smaller bow.

Ties.

To do a classic tie with two tails you will need  between 50 - 60 cm of ribbon depending if you fold or roll your napkins.

Ribbon Napkin Rings and Bands

For 25 mm and 45 mm napkin bands you will need 24 cm for a folded napkin and 17 cm for a rolled napkin.

The very best way to be sure of the length of ribbon you require is to either order a sample or try it out yourself with some ribbon, tape measure and a napkin.  Napkins vary in thickness, material, and sizes. The napkins used by Blue Bow Designs are 510 mm x 510 mm   


How Much Ribbon for Favour boxes?  

Favour boxes need approximately 75 cm of ribbon on a 50 mm x 50 mm x 50 mm  favour box

Lengths will vary depending on.

 how big you want your bows

 how many times you wrap your ribbon around your favour box

Ivory Bridal crackers10 mm red printed ribbon on a gold present

 Crackers

Diamante effect napkin rings

Sparkly Napkin Rings

Square ivory silk favour boxes and guest names on ribbons

Names on Ribbons

Printed Ribbon Favour Boxes

Pink 10 mm printed ribbon tied into a bow on a wedding favour boxPurple printed ribbon with butterfly print

Printed Ribbons

Black and white lottery ticket holders with guest names

Lottery Ticket Holders

Ivory Bridal crackersLOTTERY TICKET HOLDERSThree mini glass bottle with decorative  printed ribbon

Miniature Bottle Printed Ribbon

Pink printed bows on favour boxes

Pre-Tied Bows

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Pre Tied Ribbon Bows  and Decorative Ribbon Tails

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