Cricut Machines?

Decorating By jayne1873 Updated 25 Feb 2010 , 1:22pm by saberger

jayne1873 Posted 18 Feb 2010 , 7:06pm
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Having read on here and googled a bit this machines look fab. I struggle with piping so would make lettering really easy, I think.

Can someone explain
1. do you need a specific cake one or will any cricut work with fondant?
2. I read you simply roll out the fondant put it on the mat, and put it through the machine, is it that simple?

thanks for any advice x

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tiggy2 Posted 18 Feb 2010 , 7:22pm
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If you do a search on this site for "Cricut" there are several threads that explain the process. Any cricut will work but you do need a deep cup housing and blade. You also need the right consistency of fondant/gumpaste to make it work. Linda McClure has a wonderful DVD explaining the whole process.

subaru Posted 18 Feb 2010 , 7:23pm
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suzylynn58 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 12:39pm
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I have read through most of the threads and did not see this questions specifically addressed. Does the Cricut Personal allow you to use the SCAL program?

saberger Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 1:22pm
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http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&p=6726118#6726118

This thread suggests getting the personal and then using the SCAL program.

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