Rope Borders

Decorating By carmenid Updated 16 Sep 2008 , 6:15pm by carmenid

carmenid Posted 15 Sep 2008 , 7:21pm
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How do you do rope borders? I have a small claygun but the pieces are too small and very hard to connect. Is there a better / easier way to do this?

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PinkZiab Posted 15 Sep 2008 , 7:48pm
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Does your clay gun have a die that looks like three attached circles (sort of like a club on a deck of playing cards, but without the "tail")? I use that, then twist it. Ot, if I need a multi color rope, or a thicker rope than my gun can do, I just roll the snakes by hand (actually, I use a fondant smoother to roll them to avoid dents), and twist them together that way.

kakeladi Posted 16 Sep 2008 , 4:03am
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As pink said, just roll them by hand and twist together. You can make them as long, thin, thick as you want/need. It's quite easy to do and if it's too thick, just roll it out a bit more....

carmenid Posted 16 Sep 2008 , 6:15pm
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I have tried doing this before, how do you make it even? even thickness?

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