Help! How Do I Make A Tassel?

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

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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.

Vicki

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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?

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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Frankyola Posted 23 May 2009 , 7:31am
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