Stencil Make Your Own?

Decorating By amaniemom Updated 19 Apr 2016 , 9:58pm by CuppaCake

amaniemom Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 5:21pm
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I was wondering if anyone made their own stencil for cake decorating. I thought it would be nice to have incase last minute cake when you are not sure how to decoarte and don't have time.

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lasidus1 Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 5:28pm
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i'm sure you could. if you used the same plastic that they use for making stencils for quilting, it would be nice and bendable too.

amaniemom Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 5:33pm
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I don't quilt. I think I know what you are talking about,do you know what it is called?

sandie Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 6:45pm
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I bought the electric cutter to make stencils just this morning at Michales. It was fifteen dollars. They also have the plastic sheets to make your own designs with. They where two dollars for two sheets. Hope this helps.

jstritt Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 6:47pm
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sandie, what did you purchase? was it the cuttlebug?

Zmama Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 6:50pm
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In the arts and crafts aisle in Walmart, with the stencils, there are plastic sheets to make your own. FUN to use!

pinkorchid50 Posted 29 Nov 2006 , 6:55pm
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I have bought quiet a lot of stencils from Walmart and Michaels..
I don't think I would do it myself, UNLESS i have a very specific design that is a must have, but I'm not sure if it is worth the trouble..

besides they are very cheap anyway. try it, and let us know how it came out.. i'm curious to know myself.. icon_smile.gif

monmel Posted 19 Apr 2016 , 9:27pm
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I have cut them out using an exacto knife when I needed to match a design. They are not very smooth and my finger went numb, but worked well on the side of the cake:)

Sandie: I would love to have the electric one!! What is it called?

CuppaCake Posted 19 Apr 2016 , 9:58pm
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