Converse Sneakers

Decorating By chleonard Updated 17 Jul 2009 , 11:36pm by chleonard

chleonard Posted 17 Jul 2009 , 1:06pm
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has anyone made converse sneakers without making the shoe mold first?

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Ximenilla Posted 17 Jul 2009 , 1:13pm
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Only using cutters but never free hand.

Allidsk8 Posted 17 Jul 2009 , 1:28pm
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Yes I have I used my American Girl Doll Shoes as molds. I covered them with plastic wrap and left the pieces on them to dry. If you don't have an american girl doll you can get the shoes at any hobby store pretty cheap. I'll try and add a picture of them

[img]http://www.cakecentral.com/modules/coppermine/albums/userpics/675409/thumb_100_1443.JPG

hopefully that worked! HTH icon_biggrin.gif [/img]

-K8memphis Posted 17 Jul 2009 , 1:54pm
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Me-ee me--eee I did.

http://acmecakes.com/images/RIMG0281.JPG

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How'd I do it??

I eyeballed it with some helps.

I printed off the profile of the shoe on the computer and enlarged it to the size I wanted and used that as a guide--easy peasy.

the black part is marzipan

the white is fondant

just poke a dowel in their for the eye where the shoelace goes then take a paint brush and silver paint it just by like circling squiggling it around in there

take it step by step

really a very easy sculpture

chleonard Posted 17 Jul 2009 , 11:36pm
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thanks everyone!
i'm excited to try them!

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