The red pencil over my template was my pre-planning how the wire will run start here, start anchor here, go this direction, etc. Listed below are the main components of a typical neon sign setup: Cut off a 1. Drill another hole for where it should come back up and attach to the next color of EL wire. These variations have little effect on soldering, other than how the wire is to be prepared.
Neon Safety: A Typical Neon Sign Setup
So if you have your own template, reverse it by either reversing it on the computer, or trace it by hand from the back of the paper.
Wiring Up Neon Light Workshop Sign - BBKP
If you want to try out "biiru", you can click on the image below to download my template. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Decorate With Daria, Inc. You need to position your soldering iron in a stable position so you can have both hands free to solder wires.