Gum Paste Flowers On Wires

Decorating By RosesandSilk Updated 29 Sep 2009 , 3:22am by CandyCU

RosesandSilk Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 2:46am
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Ok so I bought the wilton 32 piece gum paste flower cutter set. And in the book many of the instructions say to put a piece of gumpaste on the end of the wire as the center of the flower.

When ever I do this though the gumpaste slides down the wire due to the weight. How do I make it stick? Wire is inserted into the small ball and next thing I know its a tire around the wire. So frustrating,.

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Texas_Rose Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 2:51am
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Bend the end of the wire into a hook, and dip it in gum glue or egg white. For some flowers, you'll have to let the centers dry before you can attach the petals. Roses are like that.

CandyCU Posted 29 Sep 2009 , 3:22am
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Yes, spot on Texas Rose, I was going to suggest the exact same thing!

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