Cowboy Hat

I made this for my mother-in-law, she is hugely into line dancing. It is made out of rich fruit cake and iced with fondant icing.

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How long did it take for the sides to get hard? I need one for the 29th but not sure when to start it

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I used flower paste (or modelling paste) for the brim. First I covered the hat and let it dry off, uncovered overnight. The next day I rolled out the flower paste into a circle, placed it onto some cling film, making sure i left enough at each side so it could be placed onto the top of the hat. This is what pulls the sides up, almost as if you were wrapping it up like a present, I left this for about 6 hours, then I took the clingfilm off and left it overnight. Hope this helps, if not please e-mail me. g...

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How long did it take for the sides to get hard? I need one for the 29th but not sure when to start it

on

I used flower paste (or modelling paste) for the brim. First I covered the hat and let it dry off, uncovered overnight. The next day I rolled out the flower paste into a circle, placed it onto some cling film, making sure i left enough at each side so it could be placed onto the top of the hat. This is what pulls the sides up, almost as if you were wrapping it up like a present, I left this for about 6 hours, then I took the clingfilm off and left it overnight. Hope this helps, if not please e-mail me. g...


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