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Digital Subscriptions > Food Heaven > Issue 75 > HOW TO… MAKING YOUR OWN MOULDS USING SILICONE PUTTY


Cassie Brown creates beautiful sugar flowers by using a homemade silicone putty mould to capture the natural beauty of real petals.

Technique F ocus

Step-by-Step Guide


• fresh flower – here, an alstroemeria

• silicone putty in two colours: green and white

• cold cream

• scalpel or craft knife

When I come back from a walk I quite often have a sample of a leaf or petal that I can carefully draw around to create a template, before making a perfect mould of the veins. This method of using‘ silli putty‘ (silicone putty) makes it easy for me to recreate the details of a leaf or flower.In this example, I have used an alstroemeria petal to create a mould.

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