I'm not really sure but it looks like there may be ropes of fondant under the drape.
Thatr's an ecellent observation; I would have never guessed that. I was thinking maybe it was dried with dowel rods underneath then plaxced on the cake, but I figured it would get to dry and not be pliable enough to work with.
Anypone else have any ideas?
It almost looks like it was folded like a paper fan and then placed on the cake. The creases are so sharp I wonder if it is possible to get that with placing fondant ropes under the fondant drape?
Yea, I'm just not sure how this was done. Anyone else out there with anuy idea as to how this was done?
If you used fondant ropes, you would have to make sure that you made the rope in a triangle shape so you would get a nice crease. You wouldn't want a rounded surface on the rope under the drape. Of course, I've never done this, but it is how I would try it!
that interesting because it does show the layers of the cake, hmmmmm wonder if they did it with dowels and removed them after on the cake, hm but how would they have done the top. maybe on the counter with dowels let it set up andthewitonthecakereallyfast. lol beautiful cake
I think they are triangle shaped ropes. You can tell by looking at the very bottom edge of the 5th & 6th ropes from the left. You can make these triangle ropes easily with a clay extruder.
I've got it!
The piece was made on the counter/tabletop with dowels or ropes and allowed to dry. When time to place on cake, 2 people held it on either side while the 3rd person used a steamer to make it pliable enough for positioning...(creating the wet lookof it as well)