Wedding Cake With Lines On It Help!

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mommyinaprilx2 Posted 28 Nov 2012 , 5:38pm
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I am doing a wedding cake in Jan. and it has just buttercream lines all around each tier. Is there anything I can get to help my hand stay in place to get those lines perfect?

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AZCouture Posted 28 Nov 2012 , 5:57pm
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Make a stack of books or something for your elbow to rest on at the right right height for each line. Or magazines, they're thinner and easier to adjust height. 

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AZCouture Posted 28 Nov 2012 , 5:58pm
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I'm sure there's a less ghetto way to do it, but that's what I do. icon_biggrin.gif

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mommyinaprilx2 Posted 28 Nov 2012 , 7:56pm
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I was hoping there was some kind of tool to use. lol

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cakegal1195 Posted 28 Nov 2012 , 8:55pm
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there is a tool...Wilton Cake Marker.  It has a little pin and you an put it at the height you want and it will mark a line (template) around the cake when spun on a turntable....if that would help.

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remnant3333 Posted 29 Nov 2012 , 5:53am
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Not sure if these would be of any help. But here is what I have but then I don't make huge wedding cakes.  Go down all the way down page and you will see two different pink markers Both are on right hand side.

 

http://www.sweetartfactory.com/c_14/Tips-Tools-Supplies.htm  (See Garland Markers)

 

They have one for 10 inch cakes and the other is for 8-9 inch cakes. They are pink in color.

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AZCouture Posted 29 Nov 2012 , 4:39pm
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there is a tool...Wilton Cake Marker.  It has a little pin and you an put it at the height you want and it will mark a line (template) around the cake when spun on a turntable....if that would help.

She's asking how to keep her hand steady.

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mommyinaprilx2 Posted 29 Nov 2012 , 4:57pm
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Originally Posted by cakegal1195 

there is a tool...Wilton Cake Marker.  It has a little pin and you an put it at the height you want and it will mark a line (template) around the cake when spun on a turntable....if that would help.


I think I get this. I just hope I can have a steady hand thru it all!

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