Fake cake

I made these a little while ago to start exploring the subject of my panel. I had been wanting try out some of my own ideas after seeing some great pin cushion cake tutorials on the web.

I was particularly eager to try out French Fancies.

Then I went for something a little more homemade in the form of lemon cake. Although the syrupy nature was represented in the form of seed beads.

Then to get away from the boxy nature of the cakes I tried out a butter swirl:


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  1. Makes you realise how much french fancies are instantly recognisable – iconic! Other candidates: Jammy Dodgers, Bourbons, Tunnocks' tea cakes – not very stitchable though. I love the design of battenburg cake – it was always my dad's birthday treat.

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