Shell Border

Decorating By MissMelanie080 Updated 4 Aug 2011 , 9:30am by scp1127

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MissMelanie080 Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 6:13am
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Hi Guys!!!!

Been a decorator for years but i seem to fail at finding the perfect wilton tip for piping simple shell borders. They always only ever turn out "okay" and its always the tip that is the trouble.
Since there are literally hundreds of tips out there, I would love to hear make and numbers of all your own perfect tip that pipes the perfect, classic shell border.


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Chonte Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 7:12am
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i use any start tip. depending on how big or how small i want the shells

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sillyoldpoohbear Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 8:37am
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I use a Bekenal no.44 tip for doing shells. It's a finer tip so if your RI isn't stiff enough you do lose the shell grooves. A lot of piping shells also depends on how much pressure you apply to the icing bag.

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scp1127 Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 9:30am
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Star tip in size to scale with the size of the cake.

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