How Do I Cover This With Fondant - Advice Appreciated

Decorating By Byron Updated 25 Oct 2011 , 2:27pm by rara1975

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Byron Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 3:18am
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So I have carved the cake, iced and about to roll out the fondant. Then I looked at the cake again and thought how the **** am I going to do this.

The train is supposed ot be Thomas, I am planning th blue icing, so that means I have to cover from the back to where the black starts (near the "face" of thomas.

If I cover from the top, then I will have really large corners to work in at the back and where the sides. If if try and do it from the back the jpoins will show, and I am worried it will fall off.

THe best I can come up with is:
1. Covering from the back to the nose.
2. Use a seperate peace for over the boiler as the join to the engine cab is covered by a red line. But the join will be there on a corner on the sides. 3. And make a seperate coal box topper to cover the back. (the roof of the engine cab is black which overlaps anyway)

If anyone has any better ideas I would love to hear them

(hope the photos attach)

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happyascanbee Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 4:03am
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I would do it in sections... sides, then front, then top and back... not necessarily in this order. Just use exacto knife to trim any excess that sticks out. good luck

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Byron Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 1:36pm
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Sorry, I can not get the photos to attach. I spent an hour last night but it kept crashing. I will post them if i can work out how.

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rara1975 Posted 25 Oct 2011 , 2:27pm
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Yeah, I cant see any pics.

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