Acetate - Where To Buy?

Decorating By shearpamela Updated 26 Oct 2010 , 1:26pm by shearpamela

shearpamela Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 6:55pm
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Does Hobby Lobby or Michael's carry this or is it online only? I want to find an economical source for it if possible.

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leah_s Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 6:58pm
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I've gotten it at an art supply store.

leily Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 7:02pm
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loast piece i picked up was at hobby lobby in the fabric dept. they have it with their quilting supplies

CWR41 Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 7:31pm
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If you need it to cut into strips for cake wraps, they're available already cut here:
http://www.bakedeco.com/nav/search.asp

shearpamela Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 9:34pm
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Thanks! I will check those out icon_smile.gif

shearpamela Posted 25 Oct 2010 , 8:40pm
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I ended up finding it at Hobby Lobby in the drafting department, most of the staff told me they did not have it - must be easier than looking it up for a customer...
I want to try wrapping a cake in chocolate icon_smile.gif
And trying the faux bois technique...

endymion Posted 25 Oct 2010 , 9:03pm
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Do you think it is like other things, where there is a food-safe option and a non-food-safe option?

The acetate I use for caking I bought at a cake supply place on the Internet. I did have some art-supply acetate already, but did not use that because I assumed it was not food safe.

shearpamela Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 1:26pm
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I guess I don't really know the answer to that - I assumed acetate is the same product in any application. I did a quick google search and didn't find anything on it.

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