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How big is the cake? I would have the butterflies landed to make the silhouette of a pregnant woman. Have a few flying towards the silhouette.
Remember the amount you need will depend on the fondant. For instance, I need less fondarific than satin ice. When making a tall tier, I really on the total area I'll need to roll. My fondarific chart is based on 4" height. A 4" high 10" cake will require a total of 18" rolled fondant. A 6" high 6" cake will also require a total of 18" rolled fondant.
Fondarific is my favorite!
I've never been able to successfully fix that. I have however fixed the situation. Since this is a pot, it needs a bit of dimension. When I made my Lowcountry boil pot, I wet my hands with a bit of vodka or water and rub gently. That will make it smoothable. I'm sure this isn't making sense. The slight variation in color is a good thing especially compared to the obvious spots if you leave it.
Don't panic.  Start looking for another job just in case.   If you feel close enough, ask her about the plans.  Perhaps you are part of the discussions of the purchase.
International Cake Exploration Society usually has monthly meetings called "Day of Sharing."  It would be a good place to meet other cakers willing to share.  http://ices.org/   There are MANY wonderfully talented artists in NY.  I would also do a google search to see if there are any classes available the time you will be there.
You are right. Sometimes, ya just need to see it in person. Wish ya lived here in SC. Is there an ICES group near you?
You know I had to go google myself!
Exactly.  There have been times I wanted to "vent" but thought better of it.   Think it and forget it, write it and regret it.
I realize this is a bit different kind of collar but am happy to explain how I did this one: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=527110640669500&set=pb.207874222593145.-2207520000.1392147577.&type=3&theater   I used a mix of gumpaste fondant so it would hold shape.   I looked around the kitchen until I found something the right size.  For me, it ended up being a small container of fondant.  I wrapped the fondant around the side and brought in front and placed it...
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