Step 1: Start with a a piece of 1 inch ribbon and a 50sen coin. (This method is most useful for Malaysians). For a 1/2 inch ribbon, use a 20sen coin.
Step 2: Put the ribbon on the table with the shiny side down. Using the 50sen coin as a guide, draw a petal on the back side of the ribbon. Keep drawing petals until you get 5-6 petals all in a row.
Step 4: Take a longish piece of thread and tie a quilter's knot in it. Just wrap the thread around the needle. Pinch the part of the needle wrapped with thread between your fingers. Pull the needle through and tighten to make a knot.
running stitch along the petals. Make sure to stitch almost to the edge of the ribbon