Border Tips And Directions

Decorating By kim71 Updated 28 May 2008 , 7:25pm by jammjenks

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kim71 Posted 27 May 2008 , 7:55pm
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Love the cake in Over The Hill album!!!

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Black base, #50, fondant stars and curly Q's

Need to know how to do the bottom border. What tip? How to get the icing mixed?

Thanks

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diane Posted 27 May 2008 , 8:19pm
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Staceface81 Posted 27 May 2008 , 8:34pm
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ericaann79 Posted 27 May 2008 , 8:43pm
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It appears to be a large leaf tip, the leaf tip that has two sharp points on it, not the flat one. I would line my pastry bag half with the teal and half witht he purple then I would make the motion that you do when doing the shell border with the leaf tip....

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cupcakemkr Posted 27 May 2008 , 8:48pm
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Not that I am a pro - but I do believe that the top border and the bottom are the same....a reverse shell - just different tip sizes. to get the double color you just line your icing bag with both colors half on one side or half on the other. Good luck!

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DMCG Posted 27 May 2008 , 8:49pm
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Looks like a large star tip, like for piping whipped cream.

HTH
Danielle

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Ferra1 Posted 27 May 2008 , 9:04pm
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I have done the double color icing before, so I know that you have to fill one half of your piping bag one color icing and the second half with the other color icing making sure that both colors go down to the tip. As for the tip used, I'd say maybe a Wilton 2D??

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shivs Posted 28 May 2008 , 1:00am
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Thats an awesome border. (and cake) Still no answer as to which tip and technique was used ?
I have a sheetcake due this weekend & would love to use that border.

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diane Posted 28 May 2008 , 4:37am
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i did a border like that and used wilton star tip #35 and put two different colors in the bag. icon_wink.gif

http://www.wilton.com/store/site/product.cfm?id=3E30C2D7-475A-BAC0-5CFE6A7765000D80&fid=3E3324B4-475A-BAC0-55E2F09D219D862A

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CakeDiva73 Posted 28 May 2008 , 4:45am
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Originally Posted by shivs

Thats an awesome border. (and cake) Still no answer as to which tip and technique was used ?
I have a sheetcake due this weekend & would love to use that border.




It's a reverse shell with double icing....load two seperate colors in one bag and use a large shell tip (open star). It is an awesome technique!

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all4cake Posted 28 May 2008 , 4:49am
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I'd guess it was 1M and the bag filled as described by Cakediva73

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jammjenks Posted 28 May 2008 , 7:25pm
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I'd guess it was 1M and the bag filled as described by Cakediva73




I was thinking 1M also.

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