The Mat?

Decorating By Ahof Updated 16 Nov 2010 , 1:08pm by niccicola

Ahof Posted 15 Nov 2010 , 10:31am
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I am A newbie to the cake decorating world, I have seen on sweetwise.Com this thing called the mat, and I think it is a must have, has anyone used this item

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indydebi Posted 15 Nov 2010 , 10:43am
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can you post a link so we can see what it is?

LindaF144a Posted 15 Nov 2010 , 12:58pm
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There are two discussions on the board about this already. If you search for "the and mat" you should find them. I would link it, but it is hard to do on my iPad.

I have one and love it. I used it on the wedding cake I made and the grapevine cake. I feel it makes using fondant easier, but there people who have not had the same experience as me. Sweetwise does have two excellent you tube videos using and caring for the mat that I think helps a lot.

Ahof Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 9:04am
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Thank you. I am going to get one.

FleurDeCake Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 10:29am
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I have it and i love it .. it makes it very easy t get the fondant nice and thin

leepat Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 11:08am
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I have it and found it difficult to use.

niccicola Posted 16 Nov 2010 , 1:08pm
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Agreed. It was extremely difficult to keep the top vinyl flat without causing creases in my fondant. Also, it is hard to wash without making wrinkles in the vinyl, and even after drying flat and rolling back up, it's all creased now. I'm going to stick with my old ways.

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