Cross Stitching On Cake

Decorating By melmarie80 Updated 15 Dec 2011 , 2:16am by Ballymena

melmarie80 Posted 6 Dec 2011 , 4:09pm
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I have seen some really impressive cakes with cross stitching on them. I am wondering how that is done. Do you just make small "x"s so it looks like that? Any help?

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karateka Posted 7 Dec 2011 , 12:57am
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That's how I'd do it.

Herekittykitty Posted 12 Dec 2011 , 9:27pm
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yes, lots and lots of tiny little x's. One thing I did was to use a piece of flexible plasic Aida fabric to create an impression so my stitches would be (relatively) straight and uniform.

Rosiepan Posted 12 Dec 2011 , 10:37pm
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Was just looking at this the other day and thinking of getting it to make a cake for a friend. I like this idea.
http://www.patchworkcutters.com/catalogue_details.asp?product_id=150&group=0

DeniseNH Posted 12 Dec 2011 , 11:08pm
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Ewwwww, great idea - using plastic Aida mat. Would make a great pattern on a turkey shaped cake or on the sides of a wedding cake covered in fondant OR on gumpaste bows and bow tails. All kinds of ideas come to mind. Thanks!

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