sandy1 Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 6:11pm
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Would someone be able to tell me how to make wheat-hay? I need to do this on the side of a Fall wedding cake.
TIA

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yums Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 6:18pm
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What are you looking to do? Make a tier look like a hay bale? You should search the photos, lots of cute ideas in there.

morrisaz2004 Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 6:23pm
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Take a look at this cake. This CCer did amazing piping for her hay! Maybe you could PM her and ask how it was done.

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1270002

sandy1 Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 7:46pm
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The bride wants wheat plants drawn on the sides of the tiers, with icing, behind the silk Fall leaves. This is in place of fancy scroll work. I hope this makes sense.

BeanCountingBaker Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 8:03pm
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It sounds like you mean individual stalks of wheat, or small bunches. I think you might take a look at some of the piping tutorials on wilton.com, it seems to me there might be a picture of wheat. The thing that's coming to mind is doing the Lily of the Valley (I think) where you have a long stem or stalk and little flowers that appear to hang from it. For wheat I would try using a small round tip (3 maybe) and making stems or stalks then use a leaf or petal tip to make the seeds.

sandy1 Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 8:26pm
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Thanks, I'll check out Wilton.com. You're discription is exactly what she wants on the cake. Thanks again.

DorisMassey Posted 3 Mar 2013 , 9:15pm
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Did you ever find out how to do these wheat stems or plants on the side of a wedding cake?   I've got the same request for a fall wedding cake.

Thanks.

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