How To Get This Design?

Decorating By PollyH7 Updated 3 Nov 2015 , 9:14pm by PollyH7

PollyH7 Posted 3 Nov 2015 , 2:31pm
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Hello decorators:

Any idea how to get the net effect seen on the bottom border of this cake? 

*I don't have a clay extruder or sugar veil*5638c54dd0f6d.jpeg

Was thinking royal icing but don't know if it would be brittle. Especially for the horizontal stripes on the blue border.

Ideas anyone?

*Cake is not mine*


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PollyH7 Posted 3 Nov 2015 , 2:32pm
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I meant the bottom border of the top tier.smirk.png

-K8memphis Posted 3 Nov 2015 , 3:53pm
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pipe it -- get cash register tape* and fold it to create a level mark for each white horizontal stripe -- probably start with the tallest mark then the next one down and the last -- and just pipe it onto the blue then do the long tall ones -- and if you use royal icing you can fudge out any bloopers and erase joins with a wet paint brush and just practice up a bit -- no worries

* thank you toba garrett

-K8memphis Posted 3 Nov 2015 , 3:54pm
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guess you could paint it if you're great with a paint brush -- i am not

ropalma Posted 3 Nov 2015 , 4:10pm
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 You can use an extruder and make them from Fondant.

PollyH7 Posted 3 Nov 2015 , 9:14pm
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K8memphis thank you so much for your ideas. Very helpful as usual.

Ropalma I knew an extruder wld be ideal but as I mentioned I don't Hv one :( 

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