Covering A Ball (Soccer) Pan Fondant?

Decorating By giggysmack Updated 19 Oct 2008 , 6:41pm by melkneec

giggysmack Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 12:31am
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I'm wondering if anyone has some tips on covering a sports ball pan with fondant. I am working on making a soccer ball and could use a few tips. I've tried searching the topic but I am comming up empty.

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giggysmack Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 12:42am
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cosh Posted 18 Oct 2008 , 10:42pm
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I'm starting to make my cake, thanks for posting the tutorial!!!

Molly2 Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 12:50am
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I will be makin a Volley Ball in med week this helps Thank You!


Frankyola Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 3:17am
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Thank You so much for the tutorial, I will try it this week thumbs_up.gif

panchanewjersey Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 3:57am
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Thanks for that, it was awesome. Where do you guys find these great websites?

mamacc Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 6:17pm
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I don't looks to me like they cut the fondant in the tutorial and you don't always have to do that to cover a ball, at least not that many cuts.

Just have your fondant semi thick and keep working out the pleats going around and around till it gets to the bottom. You can kind of tuck the big pleats in to encourage them to stretch back. (this is where thicker fondant comes in handy) You also have to take your time to let the fondant do it's stretching. Then if it's still pleating a lot, try to arrange the fondant so it's one big pleat that you can cut...then there would only be one cut to hide.

melkneec Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 6:41pm
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Thanks for the post and tips everyone!! Can't wait to try this one! icon_smile.gif

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