Foam Shoe Dummies / Formers?

Decorating By mommie917 Updated 30 May 2011 , 2:14am by PDXSweetTreats

mommie917 Posted 29 May 2011 , 3:53pm
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Hi, does anyone know if and where I can purchase a foam shoe dummy / former? I would like to make a boot, hockey skate, and some high heels out of gumpaste...thanks in advance for all responses.

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PDXSweetTreats Posted 30 May 2011 , 2:14am
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I believe I've seen some formers for sale, but they're pretty expensive.

A less costly way to go is to purchase an inexpensive pair of shoes and basically cut away all but the sole and heel. Then make your template and start building, using the original sole as your former.

Anne Heap of the Pink Cake Box has an excellent video (it's a 3-part video) on her website. Here's the link: http://blog.pinkcakebox.com/category/videos/tutorials

HTH and good luck! : )

PDX

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