First Basketweave

This is my first try at the basketweave and the rope border. I LOVED doing the basketweave! I was disappointed that I was not able to mound the center of the flowers like I wanted but I discovered that the top of the cake would be too tall for the top of the cake taker if I increased the height of the flowers. I bought a larger cake taker and you can bet I'm going to try it again. I really enjoyed doing that design. So much fun!!

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GREAT job on the basket weave!! It's very even and straight!! Your rope border is just as nice and I love the flowers on top!! Your colors are so soft!! Great job! Can't wait to see the next one!!

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I love the way your cake looks! I would not have made a mound on this one myself. The effect is perfect jus the way it is!

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I hope to take some classes one day. Right now I'm trying to teach myself from books which is difficult because instructions are very confusing to me. But I'll get there. Thanks so much for the compliment. It encourages me to keep going.

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butternut, you awe me. Your cakes are so beautiful. I knwew this was going to be one of your before I clicked on it. Way to go!

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Such a beautiful dainty cake. Your colors are lovely and your basketweave is perfect. Thank God for your gift.

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It was an attempt at the primrose :o) They would have turned out better if I had used royal icing but everyone likes the buttercream flavor best.

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GREAT job on the basket weave!! It's very even and straight!! Your rope border is just as nice and I love the flowers on top!! Your colors are so soft!! Great job! Can't wait to see the next one!!

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I love the way your cake looks! I would not have made a mound on this one myself. The effect is perfect jus the way it is!

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I hope to take some classes one day. Right now I'm trying to teach myself from books which is difficult because instructions are very confusing to me. But I'll get there. Thanks so much for the compliment. It encourages me to keep going.

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butternut, you awe me. Your cakes are so beautiful. I knwew this was going to be one of your before I clicked on it. Way to go!

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Such a beautiful dainty cake. Your colors are lovely and your basketweave is perfect. Thank God for your gift.

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It was an attempt at the primrose :o) They would have turned out better if I had used royal icing but everyone likes the buttercream flavor best.


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