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Zebra Handbag

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Created in this Craftsy class

Designer Handbag Cakes taught by Elisa Strauss

Have your handbag and eat it too! Let celebrity cake designer Elisa Strauss teach you to sculpt and decorate an unbelievably realistic couture handbag from cake.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Cake Decorating
CHANEL Handbag Cake
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Category Cake Decorating
Type Sculpted
Material Fondant
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Cake, rolled fondant, gumpaste

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What are you most proud of? Creating my own design & template, carving my first cake, and that HUGE buckle!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Give yourself plenty of time and remember to double check the number of pieces of hardware your handbag requires. I was short one square ring when it came time to assemble the cake and had to make one on the fly.

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08/15/2013 Flag

Love it!!!! Lauri, I'm in the shape shape.

10/28/2013 Flag

I love it!!!

08/22/2015 Flag

How did you do the Zebra Stripe? Was the fondant already like that?

06/24/2016 Flag

@miasews I painted the zebra stripes on using black gel food colouring thinned with vodka. ;)

06/24/2016 Flag