How Do I Make Peacock Feathers Out Of Fondant/gumpaste

Decorating By Petalsforgems Updated 11 Feb 2014 , 3:17pm by maggievisser1

Petalsforgems Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 12:00am
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Making a peacock cake for a birthday and was wondering if anyone can share how to or a link on how to make peacock feathers? Thanks!

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arlenej Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 12:18am
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Could you possibly purchase peacock feathers? From a craft store maybe? If not, check out

shanter Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 2:18am
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Maybe a combination of shapes of different colors of fondants and a little hand-painting with gel color + lemon extract or luster dust + lemon extract.

icer101 Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 2:52am
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Here is a great tutorial

how to make gum paste peacock feathers

Petalsforgems Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 12:51pm
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Originally Posted by icer101

Here is a great tutorial

how to make gum paste peacock feathers

It's not a link =/

kate6207 Posted 25 Apr 2012 , 8:40pm
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I did a tutorial on my blog on gum paste peacock feathers.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me.


bserrious Posted 26 Jul 2012 , 8:20pm
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Making a peacock tail feather out of fondant is quite easy. I use a specialized mold I designed to turn them out fairly quickly. I've posted a "how to" video on Youtube if you'd like to see how I do it.

The link is

lissyUK Posted 9 Jan 2013 , 3:49pm
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Just wanted to say thank you to @Kate6207 - wonderful tutorial that's just saved my bacon!

Spuddysmom Posted 9 Jan 2013 , 5:00pm
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Yes, thank you Kate6207 - really inspired me to try a cake I've been dreaming about....

kate6207 Posted 27 Jan 2013 , 2:27pm
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No problem!   I am so glad that it was helpful for your guys! 

scomment Posted 6 Jun 2013 , 11:56pm
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Very cool and you make it look easy! I can't wait to try it!

maggievisser1 Posted 11 Feb 2014 , 3:17pm
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Wow! thank you for your great tutorial. It was the best and best looking feather tutorial I could find.

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