Making Butterflies Do You Prefer Gumpaste Or Fondant, And Why?

Decorating By Hilerie Updated 11 Oct 2013 , 12:11am by Hilerie

Hilerie Posted 9 Oct 2013 , 11:12pm
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AI've always wondered the best way to make butterflies. Tips, advice?

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Gees Posted 10 Oct 2013 , 12:02am
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Personally my work have better results with gumpaste, for those little details I prefer it more than the fondant.


En lo personal mis trabajos tienen mejores resultados con gumpaste, para esos pequeños detalles lo prefiero mas que el fondant.

maybenot Posted 10 Oct 2013 , 1:29am
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Gum paste.  Rolls thinner, dries faster & harder, holds shape & details better.

Hilerie Posted 10 Oct 2013 , 3:50pm
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AThank you! I like gumpaste too! That's what I used for the Phantom mask in my profile pic. I haven't had a request for butterflies before and wanted to see what everyone's thoughts were! Thanks again. (:

mfeagan Posted 11 Oct 2013 , 12:09am
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You can get Patchwork cutters that have pretty shapes cut out of the butterflies. They're gorgeous!!! 

Hilerie Posted 11 Oct 2013 , 12:11am
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AGood to know! Thanks so much!

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