PureShugga Posted 10 Aug 2005 , 12:23am
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Ok, so I'm gettting ready to do 2 FBCT's for the 1st time - on one of the FBCT's there are a couple spots of 4 different colors no bigger than a dime and some smaller than that like lips and eye color - I was wondering - instead of having to color up all that icing by hand for those small spots - I have the colors in the Wilton Decorating Tubes - but how will that work on a FBCT? Will it crack and ruin my FBCT? Or should I just take the plunge and work up all those other colors? I'm wanting to go to Michaels for some supplies soon - so any quick replies are much appreciated. Thanks.

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smileyface Posted 10 Aug 2005 , 12:38am
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I use the Wilton premade black to outline my BCTs. I've never used it in the transfer but I think you would be fine to use it for small areas. The only problem I can see is it is probably a little stiffer than your buttercream but it should work fine in a small area. Mixing up tons of colors especially when it is a tiny area takes up so much time so I say go for it!

Good Luck!!

mamafrogcakes Posted 14 Aug 2005 , 5:25pm
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I just used the black to outline in my first FBCT and it came out just fine. I say go for it! I know what you mean about mixing up the color just for a little bit! I didn't feel like making the black!

tcturtleshell Posted 15 Aug 2005 , 5:26am
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Hey Shugga, I use the tube black too. I always squeeze it out of the tube & add a little water to it, then put it in a parchment bag. I can control those bags better. It works great for BCT's!

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