Another option is to stiffen the ribbon end so you don't need to use a needle. Use a good pair of scissors to cut the ribbon end at a sharp angle. Add a coat of Dritz® Fray Check™ to the point and let dry. Now the stronger, pointed ribbon end won't fray as you pull it through the beads.
Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists; children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.
Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. - One Fire Mountain Way, Grants Pass, OR USA
Copyright 2008-2017 Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fire Mountain Gems and Beads reserves the right to make policy changes at any time without prior notice.