How To Make A Gumpaste Tap Shoe. Quick!

Decorating By FondantDreams Updated 14 Feb 2012 , 1:50am by Goreti

FondantDreams Posted 13 Feb 2012 , 3:30am
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I have a Sweet 16th birthday cake due this coming Saturday and the teen wants a tap shoe on her cake and I have searched the net all over for a tutorial or even just templates and I have come up with nada! HELP!!!!! Can anybody help me here? I have never, EVER made a gumpaste shoe before and I need all of the help I can get STAT!

Thank you!!!

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Domiee Posted 14 Feb 2012 , 1:05am
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When I make shoes I like to have a model or a picture in front of me. When I can not find a template I try to free hand it.

Domiee Posted 14 Feb 2012 , 1:09am
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When I make shoes I like to have a model or a picture in front of me. When I can not find a template I try to free hand it.

Goreti Posted 14 Feb 2012 , 1:35am
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I'm not sure if this is what you had in mind
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=292088164162464&set=a.292088140829133.62535.102894579748491&type=3&theater
If it is, perhaps you can ask for directions.

Goreti Posted 14 Feb 2012 , 1:50am
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There are some cakes in the gallery. You could always send a pm and see if they can give you the directions.
http://cakecentral.com/gallery/2192245/tap-shoes
http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1180485/close-up-tap-shoe
http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1291769/tap-dance-shoe-and-shoe-box
Good luck.

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