New And Need Help With Fondant Ruffles

Decorating By manomi Updated 11 Jul 2009 , 3:03am by manomi

manomi Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 10:29pm
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HI every one,
I am new here and love this forum. I want to know how to make fondant ruffles like at the bottom of the doll dress. I have read that u use a tooth pick to do this, but it doesn't work for me. I can't even find any videos. Would you be kind enough to help me with this.

Thanks a lot

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sweetcravings Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 11:02pm
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have you tried to use a ball tool? I'm thinking if you put the ball, half on the strip of fondant/gumpaste and half off and gently apply pressure as you move down the strip it should make a ruffle. Just guessing, never done it. I just know when i have thinned down the edges of a gumpaste rose petal in the same manner it kinda ruffles it.

pattycakesnj Posted 10 Jul 2009 , 11:17pm
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they sell a tool to make ruffles, I think it is called the Garret frill cutter. If you don't have time to order it, i agree with seetcravings, use the ball tool on a foam mat. HTH

manomi Posted 11 Jul 2009 , 3:03am
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Thanks..I'll try thaticon_smile.gif

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