Help! How Do I Make A Tassel?

Decorating By VS8894 Updated 23 May 2009 , 7:31am by Frankyola

VS8894 Posted 22 May 2009 , 10:57pm
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Can anyone point me in the right direction. I am trying to make a graduation cap with tassel. My first tassel, broke apart when I hung it. I used MMF and gumpaste mixture. I need the cake for tomorrow morning. I have made some gumpaste only in my colors. Will this work?

Any suggestions, greatly appreciated.


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crystalina1977 Posted 22 May 2009 , 11:03pm
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i just recently saw a post where a lady showed about 15 different pictures while making tassles for a pillow cake. have you searched thr forums?

KawaiiCakeCook Posted 22 May 2009 , 11:08pm
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I use a garlic press. I know sounds silly but remember playing with playdo machines and you squish it through the grate and it would come out looking like spaghetti or hair, same concept.

icer101 Posted 22 May 2009 , 11:13pm
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yes, just last week, there is good tutorial on here.. probably under forums..under cake decorating... not how do i?. just seen it last night. hth

msulli10 Posted 22 May 2009 , 11:18pm
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I have to make one, too. I was planning on using straight fondant in my clay extruder. Hope it works.

VS8894 Posted 23 May 2009 , 4:13am
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Thank you for the replies. I ended up using Wilton Fondant. It was the only thing that would hang without breaking. I just cut strips with a pizza cutter and hung together in a clump.

Cake is in my pics.

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madgeowens Posted 23 May 2009 , 6:59am
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If it does not have to be edible.....needlepoint thread works, or that real thin yarn

Frankyola Posted 23 May 2009 , 7:31am
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