I need advice on the technique used for this. When I first saw this photo I thought a large petal tip would work best, but when I look closer I'm not sure that's the best technique and I'm pushing this of till the last minute so I need some expert advice on this one! How would you do it?
i would use the biggest rose tube i could find -- there was talk on here recently about this and i think it was cupadee cakes, a fellow tennesseean and wonderful, helpful caker who has a tutorial on making a decorating comb to accomplish this look also -- not sure if i could find the thread while the site is being updated but if i find it i'll post back -- i think it was nerdy baker who started the thread maybe -- and if you find cupadeecakes website you could maybe find the tutorial --
best to you --
well i went looking around and i did not see it maybe someone will have it for you -- the trick to piping it is to keep your arm steady -- i would have someone turn the turntable while i piped it -- put the seams in the back and pat them down after they set up or got cold depending on which kind of icing you're using
if i did it like that i would either use candy clay aka modeling chocolate or chill the fondant strips just a bit so they don't stretch on so much
Weird I just so happen to have just watched a tutorial on this!
See here.. good luck! http://university.pinkcakebox.com/pcb-articles/perfectly-pleated-cumberbund-bands/
Wow thank you ladies! When I had looked at the small image I just thought buttercream and when I opened it up on my large screen it looked more like fondant. Thanks so much for the tutorials and advice!!