teardrop cutters: 40 mm x 30 mm; 15 mm x 11 mm (or similar size)
wooden skewer (bbq stick)
styrofoam cake dummy (covered with cling film)
Flower paste (gum paste)*
50/50 flower paste / sugarpaste mix**
*You'll find the amounts in the 'AMOUNTS' tab.
**50/50 mix = half/half = f.ex. 50 g of flower paste mixed with 50 g of sugarpaste
*** I added the CMC only to the black sugarpaste/flower paste mix. Keep on adding the CMC gradually, until the paste gets thick, but you can still roll a smooth ball. The body and the head need to be firm before you attach the head to the body. If they are too soft, they will start sinking.
red - 16 g
Flower paste (gum paste):
blue - 1 g
yellow - 1 g
green - 1 g
50/50 flower paste / sugarpaste mix:
black - 92 g (with CMC)
white - 12 g
… and use it to cut the top part of the body off. Check if the head and body will fit well. Make adjustments if there’s need.