Memorial Day Quilt Cake

Decorating By Katied75 Updated 24 May 2008 , 7:27am by diane

Katied75 Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
Katied75 Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:50am
post #1 of 5

I was thinking tonight that Memorial day lends itself perfectly to a quilt cake. Has anybody ever done one for Memorial Day/ 4th of July, or do you have any ideas for one?



4 replies
melysa Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
melysa Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:19am
post #2 of 5

i have never done a quilt cake but i think it would be a wonderful idea. i have made a cake though where i "patchworked" the design together, which in a way kind of reminds me of a quilt , somewhat. suggestion would be to use square, diamond, circle, triangle cutters and to use a stiching wheel to mark the thread stiches. you could even cut some of those shapes and over lap them to make a symmetrical design. it might be neat to use reds whites and blues for the holiday. even pastels or natural tones would be nice though too.

melysa Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
melysa Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:22am
post #3 of 5

oops, sorry, i was assuming that you'd be using fondant. had you planned on that or just bc?

here is one i found in the gallery, i think it is a spin on an older design, by collette peters. looks like it was done in bc, using color flow /royal icing for decorations. you could also use chocolate transfers.

dandelion56602 Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile
dandelion56602 Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:43am
post #4 of 5

I like this concept.

I would just suggest look up memorial day/4th of July quilts/blocks to get ideas. i agree w/ melysa about the stitching wheel to mark the stitches & using cutters to mark out your "blocks"

ETA: You could do the wedding ring in red, white & blue. I think it would be pretty easy.

diane Cake Central Cake Decorator Profile

Quote by @%username% on %date%