How Do You Make A Ribbon Candy Christmas Ornament?

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Which just a needle and thread, colorful ribbon can be turned into a festive Christmas ornament. The ornament will resemble a piece of hard candy and when you hang it on the tree, it will look nearly good enough to eat. Measure the ribbon and cut a 20-inch length for each Christmas ornament. Cut the fishing line or metallic thread into pieces 20 inches long and use it to thread a needle. Fold over about 1/2 inch at the ends of the ribbon, and press it with your fingertip, or cut the end with pinking shears. Fold the ribbon back and forth over itself like an accordion and hold it between your thumb and forefinger. Push the needle through the center of the folded ribbon, starting at the bottom and exiting at the top. Leave about 3 inches of thread at the bottom, and if necessary, knot the thread to keep from pulling it up through the ribbon. Make a loop at the top of the ribbon to use as a hanger. Poke the needle back into the top of the ribbon, about 1/4 inch from the first hole, and ... more
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