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Kind of long but its where we've all been discussing the ins and outs of how to use the cricut to cut gumpaste.
post #182 of 226
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Originally Posted by dutchy1971

Ok if you all promise not to look at the messy fondant job ( stupid weather, warm house and who knows what else, but it didn't turn out well at all, even as I made it I knew it was going to be bad and this was batch #2) anyway, I finished a cake for my friends birthday party, she's having around the world theme.

I did all the cutouts on the cricut, most of them one cut success some we had to battle with.

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OMG Dutchy I love it!! you were able to cut all of that with your Cricut??? Wow!!! did you use gumpaste or fondant? You did a great job!! ;=D Thank you for sharing
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post #183 of 226
hehe Thanks Rosie, it was all gumpaste.
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Ok guys there is a scrapcaking thread started on the cricut website msboard hoping to get PC to help us out with somethings for cake decoraters so check it out and leave your thoughts.
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Originally Posted by lindaj36523

Ok guys there is a scrapcaking thread started on the cricut website msboard hoping to get PC to help us out with somethings for cake decoraters so check it out and leave your thoughts.



Can you direct us specifically where we can find the scrapcaking thread; I just became a member and can't seem to find it. Thanks.

Bev
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post #188 of 226
I used gumpaste to make the Bullmastiff image I posted earlier. Very brittle and fragile and the PO absolutely destroyed them even though I custom made the foam core trays to hold them. So I tried fondant with gumtex and it cut out so good that I about cried! I was able to cut out three of them in a couple of hours Saturday and they are much easier to handle and not near as fragile. No going back for me. From now on, only fondant/gumtex for my Cricut.

Once again I made custom foam core trays covered in the thin craft foam glued to the foam core. I placed the images on the trays and used the pop-up dots to hold each item in place. Then I placed another foam core tray with more craft foam glued to it. Made a "sandwich" and taped all the edges completely. Going to mail them off again and see how these do. Cross your fingers for me!
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Thank you ptanyer for the help!!
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post #190 of 226
I'm new to all this and was wondering howmuch gumtex do you add to your fondant?
post #191 of 226
Is anyone here using the KitchenAid pasta roller attachment? If so, what setting have you been rolling it to? I just got my Cricut create and am pretty frustrated...
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Originally Posted by grannmawlynne

I'm new to all this and was wondering howmuch gumtex do you add to your fondant?



I should have measured, but I think about a tablespoon to about 1/2 pound of fondant.

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Originally Posted by jmlawren

Is anyone here using the KitchenAid pasta roller attachment? If so, what setting have you been rolling it to? I just got my Cricut create and am pretty frustrated...



I use a clay machine to roll mine out. Linda McClure shows using a brush to apply some cornstarch to the front and back of the gumpaste to help keep it from sticking. I do the same, but I use fondant with some gumtex kneaded in. It works better for me than pre-made gumpaste.

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post #193 of 226
I've been trying out my cricut with both gumpaste and fondat+tylose, and I'm sure I'm doing something wrog 'cause it's not working.
How long does it have to dry?
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cool!

they had the cricut on home shopping network for $199.00 today! wish i had that kinda money! icon_cry.gif
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post #195 of 226
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Originally Posted by xinue

I've been trying out my cricut with both gumpaste and fondat+tylose, and I'm sure I'm doing something wrog 'cause it's not working.
How long does it have to dry?



xinue I left mine about 20mins to dry and it needs to be quite thin

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