How Would I Do A Messy Ruffle?

Decorating By kirasmom Updated 1 Jun 2013 , 11:19pm by smittyditty

kirasmom Posted 31 May 2013 , 1:18am
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I have seen several cakes with ruffles like this one (the bottom tier), and I was wondering how I might go about getting this look. I just wouldn't know how it gets attached to the cake. Any help would be appreciated. 

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IAmPamCakes Posted 31 May 2013 , 1:21am
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ACool cake. Is this the technique where you take a thin, round piece of fondant, & pinch it in the middle to make those ruffles?

imagenthatnj Posted 31 May 2013 , 1:57am
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smittyditty Posted 31 May 2013 , 2:14am
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If its just water what I'd do was make one carnation and stick it to the top of the bottom layer. Wait and make sure it doesn't slide. Then go for it working bottom up.

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imagenthatnj Posted 31 May 2013 , 2:40am
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Yes. Water is what you use to stick fondant to fondant. Look at this other craziness. A brush with water is what you use, and lots of patience.

 

https://www.facebook.com/notes/faye-cahill-cake-design/fondant-waffle-weave-tutorial/10151092122516717

 

smittyditty...you're funny.

smittyditty Posted 31 May 2013 , 4:33am
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Thanks image- I couldn't open your link though im not on facebook anymore:( I was tired of them stalking me.
 

imagenthatnj Posted 31 May 2013 , 4:41am
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Really? I've never been on Facebook, no time for that stuff. But all the pages for cakers and other business ones are free to look at. I wonder why it didn't open for you. Basketweave with fondant.

 

It's actually this:

 

https://www.facebook.com/FayeCahillCakeDesign

 

Then you go to the Notes.

 

https://www.facebook.com/FayeCahillCakeDesign/notes

 

https://www.facebook.com/notes/faye-cahill-cake-design/fondant-waffle-weave-tutorial/10151092122516717

smittyditty Posted 1 Jun 2013 , 11:19pm
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Ya those ones opened up! I actually like the look of the fondant better only because its cleaner looking.
 

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