Help! Fondant Shapes? What Kind Of Wire?

Decorating By tccksmith Updated 17 Jun 2009 , 12:36am by AuntieE

tccksmith Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 11:48pm
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I need to make a cake that has stars sprouting out of it for my daughter's birthday..if I use fondant for the stars what kind of wire do I use? Thanks!

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jtallen4 Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 11:53pm
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floral wire. Michaels or HObby Lobby in the floral section. They have different gages. use a heavier gage. Used it on my whimsical cake. Held up great.

tccksmith Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 11:55pm
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Thank you so much!!! *running to store to get floral wire* icon_biggrin.gif

jtallen4 Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 11:55pm
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tccksmith Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 12:27am
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That is beautiful! Great work and thanks for the help

AuntieE Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 12:36am
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I use covered floral wire. There could be an issue with metal shavings if you use the uncovered stuff.

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