Tulip Stems

Decorating By moralna Updated 19 Oct 2007 , 5:45pm by jmt1714

moralna Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 6:04pm
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I am teaching myself how to make gumpaste tulips and am having a problem on how to make the stems, since tulip stems are sort of thicker than most - almost like tubes. Can someone tell me how to do the stems for the tulips?


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JanH Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 4:45am
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MariaX Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 6:31am
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I would wrap some strips of kitchen paper around the stem and then taping it, this thickens the stem.

jmt1714 Posted 19 Oct 2007 , 5:45pm
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pipe cleaners. just cut them to length after you finish the flower and tape 2-3-4 or more (depending on what you are going for) and fastne on and wrap with floral tape.

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