Graduation Cap Help

Decorating By bmac0130 Updated 5 Aug 2010 , 1:01pm by poohsmomma

bmac0130 Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 8:57pm
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2 things: first, best way to firmly make the top square part on a Grad cap using fondant? (its probaby going to be 6x6"), second, how should i go about making the Talis?
Thanks

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sweetlayers Posted 5 Aug 2010 , 3:01am
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I make the top square part out of a cake board and cover it with fondant.

sweettoothmom1 Posted 5 Aug 2010 , 3:48am
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square top: use gumpaste or pastillage to cut a square. it needs to have time to dry on a sponge (porus) for several days or over a week if possible.

use a clay extruder to make the tassle.

poohsmomma Posted 5 Aug 2010 , 1:01pm
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I made one of foam board covered in fondant. It was light, but did not sag or bend.

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