Baseball Cap Help

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angelwings1 Posted 14 Sep 2010 , 4:41am
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Hi- My sister is a HUGE Dodgers fan, and I thought it would be cute to make her a baseball cap cake for her birthday this year. Minor detail--I've never made one before. lol Do you use half of the small ball pan? Is there a brim template somewhere? I tried to search, but just found lots of pics of caps. I appreciate any help. Thanx!

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angelwings1 Posted 14 Sep 2010 , 7:17am
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Anyone?

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hilly Posted 14 Sep 2010 , 9:18am
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I used a small bowl for the cake and for the brim, I cut gumpaste to fit a standard brim and then laid it over the brim of an actual hat with plastic wrap in between to form the shape until it dried. It was really one of the simplest, most satisfying cakes that I've made.

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Kahlua Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 10:55am
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I carved 2 9 inch rounds for the cap I made.

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diamondsonblackvelvet13 Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 11:36am
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There is a template for the brim in my photos

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AnotherCreation Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 12:03pm
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I have one in my pics. I used half of a ball pan and a 6 inch round under that. For the brim I used a real baseball cap and traced it onto card stock and used that as a template. hth

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1234me Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 2:20pm
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Like the others, I recommend using a real brim of a hat - I did in the past and it worked wonderful!

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angelwings1 Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 5:29pm
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Thanx for the help, everyone! I really appreciate it. Sis is gettin' a cap for her birthday!!

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