I have to make several types of sugar flowers for a cake, one of them is lambs ear. Are there any suggestions on how to give fondant the appearance of velvet? Thanks for your help :)
Why don't you buy a piece of fabric and use it ;-)
I asked this question last December and kept the response:
Get some petal dust or powder food color and a sea sponge from a craft store. You want to add some grain alcohol to the color to make a fairly thick paste and dab it all over. You want a section to dry before you attempt to go back over it if needed. With a little practice, it'll look just like velvet.
You can make any color, but the trick is to start with a paler base color for the fondant.
from http://cakecentral.com/t/651654/how-can-i-make-black-fondant-look-like-velvet << this thread
found this.. hope it helps you!!!
Hi Petunia, I am sure that I have seen a spray that gives a velvet effect, you may be able to use this on fondant or gu paste. http://www.bakersville.in/Product_Spary_Chablonge.html Hope this helps.
Thanks, everyone, for your suggestions. I will check them out and let you know how it goes :)