Bow Help Please!!!!

Decorating By wifey2kevin Updated 23 Jul 2010 , 2:19pm by TexasSugar

wifey2kevin Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 12:11am
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i'm so frustrated! i'm trying to make a bow. i mixed my fondant with gum tex. i've watched a few different tutorials on it, but my bow keeps ripping. do you think i'm rolling it too thin? help please!

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keystone Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 12:36am
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I'm guessing that it is too thin. I have to tell you at first I wondered if I would ever be able to make a bow... now some how it works for me (usually). Good luck. I am sure it will work for you.

wifey2kevin Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 1:50am
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thanks for the reply. i'll try and roll it out a little thicker. gum tex mixed in will work to hold it's shape, right?

Texas_Rose Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 1:52am
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Depending on the style, you need to dry it standing on its edge or stuffed with plastic wrap or hanging over a thick dowel. Fondant and gum tex will not hold its shape the way straight gumpaste will.

TexasSugar Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 2:19pm
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Ripping how and where? Do you have a picture?

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