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## How do I make a ribbon rectangle box?

Wrap the ribbons around the box and secure them with double-sided tape. Wrap and tape each of the ribbons one at a time; do not tape all of them at once. Pull the ribbons firmly around the box so that they are nice and snug. The ribbon ends will overlap each other by about 1 inch (2.54 centimeters).

## How much ribbon do I need for a gift box?

As you’re wrapping, remember to pull the paper tight and crease the paper on the edges of the box to create a clean, crisp look. When you’re ready for ribbon, estimate how much ribbon you’ll need by measuring the length and height of the present twice. You’ll also need about 12 to 24 inches of ribbon for the bow.

## How can you determine the length of a ribbon that is wrapped around a gift?

How to measure how much ribbon you’ll need

- First, find the size of the box you are wrapping.
- Add these 3 amounts together.
- Don’t forget about the Bow on top.
- Now add it all together.
- Compare it now to the amount of Ribbon that is on 1 roll, to see how many rolls of ribbon you’ll need.
- Consider the wastage.

## How do you calculate ribbon?

To measure ribbon, we measure width by length. For this example, we have a 1-1/2 inch x 10 yards ribbon roll. The first is the width, and the second size is the length. For the Width: Positioned with the ribbon pulled out from the roll, measure from left to right.