Draping Question

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HowCoolGomo1 Posted 5 Nov 2009 , 9:04pm
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I need to drape so it will look like a bridal train coming down an 8", 12', 16" dummy with a 20" base.

Anyone have ideas? Should it be all gum paste, fondant or a mix of both?

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cakebaker1957 Posted 6 Nov 2009 , 8:29pm
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Ive heard that gum paste dries harder, I dont do alot with fondant except for accent pieces, And i think it dries faster, not sure on that one,
Sorry i wasnt much help. Sounds cute, Is it for a wedding or just show??

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SJ169 Posted 6 Nov 2009 , 8:45pm
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hmm im not 100% sure but maybe a 50/50 mix, gumpaste will dry harder and faster then fondant. Plus you can roll gumpaste alot thinner.

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Tellis12 Posted 6 Nov 2009 , 8:58pm
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I agree with SJ, do 50/50. You don't want it too heavy because of how far it goes. And you might want to secure it somehow on each tier. Good luck!

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HowCoolGomo1 Posted 9 Nov 2009 , 1:47am
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Thanks, I'll work it out.

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icer101 Posted 9 Nov 2009 , 2:00am
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on satinice.com.. colette peters is showing this.. she uses 50/50 and adheres it with piping gel.. hth

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