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Tools & Supplies / Re: Writing on unglazed gingerbread?
« on: November 26, 2022, 03:26:28 AM »
There you go! I only managed to snap one picture because it was so busy. :-/ You can see that this was taken when the icing was already warm (see info below).
But I'm planning on using this newly acquired skill for my own Christmas cookies.

I also learned an important lesson: The icing will warm (obviously, but I hadn't thought of it) and flow more freely when it does. I had chosen a 1mm (0.04 inches) nozzle because I was afraid of clogging but in the end I wished I'd gone with the 0.5mm (0.02 inches) one.

Tools & Supplies / Re: Writing on unglazed gingerbread?
« on: November 22, 2022, 03:21:27 AM »
Thank you, everyone.

After a lot of experimenting I decided to go with royal icing and a piping bag with a small nozzle. I have to say the cookies look pretty cool. :)
Now all I need is for the icing to stay a good consistency throughout the event …

Thank you again for your expertise, especially about the wet towel so the tip won't clog. I have also added needles to my kit. :)

Tools & Supplies / Re: Writing on unglazed gingerbread?
« on: November 15, 2022, 04:31:15 AM »
Thanks Erica, I think my nozzle was too small, it clogged up while writing.  ::)
I'll try a bigger one, I hope 1mm will work because there really isn't enough room for bigger writing on the effing cookies.

Tools & Supplies / Re: Writing on unglazed gingerbread?
« on: November 14, 2022, 08:22:53 AM »
Thank you everyone. They have to be done on-site because the clients has an event and this is one of the "attractions".

I know the Dr. Oetker tubes but they hurt my hand after a while.

Royal Icing seems ok so far, however, it clogs the tips very quickly.

What a hassle :D

Tools & Supplies / Re: Writing on unglazed gingerbread?
« on: November 09, 2022, 10:28:03 AM »
I also found that – however, I think it takes ages to dry. :-/

Tools & Supplies / Writing on unglazed gingerbread?
« on: November 09, 2022, 09:15:01 AM »
Hi friends!

I've got a client who wants names on 300 tiny gingerbread cookies on site. I'm talking TINY, the room for the writing on is 3x4cm (1.18x1.57 inches). The gingerbread will not be glazed and the writing should be in white.

Do you have any idea how I could manage that?
Chocolate and a brush? How do I keep it melted?
Sugar glazing?

I really want to make this happen but I'm not sure it's even possible.

Thanks for any help,

I received all of the cards, thank you all so much!
I especially enjoyed the little spiders that came with one ... :D

2022 Exchanges / Re: Wish You Were Here Exchange Sign Ups are Now Closed.
« on: October 25, 2022, 08:41:05 AM »
Wohoo! Just wanted to say I received all the cards except for Erica's. Thank you so much, everyone. :)

Michael, that tortoise really is something.

2022 Exchanges / Re: Wish You Were Here Exchange Sign Ups are Now Open!
« on: August 16, 2022, 03:26:45 AM »
I'm in! Long time no see :D

Coffee & Nib-bles / Milonguera (Debbie Martin) – (10/4/1952-11/2/2020)
« on: November 03, 2020, 02:26:20 PM »
Dear friends,

I don't really know which category to post this in. Many of you know Debbie ( @Milonguera on the forum and on Instagram) from the forum, from IAMPETH or from various classes, online and offline. It breaks my heart to say this but I thought you should know that she passed away yesterday. She had been battling cancer for a while and she had made her peace with it.

If you would like to send a condolences card to her husband, please write me an e-mail at and tell me where you know her from and I will gladly give you the address, since I do not want to post it publicly. I believe her husband will enjoy knowing how loved she was within the calligraphy community as well. She was a beautiful person inside and out and the world will be a darker place without her light.

Wishing you all the best during these crap times,

I love seeing those :)

Digital Design / Re: Natascha’s Technique for Digitizing Calligraphy!
« on: February 19, 2019, 02:39:41 AM »
Thanks for sharing it, Erica :) it was my pleasure! I got really annoyed by people asking for sooooo much money for photoshop actions when it's actually so easy.

Open Flourish | General Discussion / Re: Kurrentschrift--Want some?
« on: January 15, 2018, 10:59:14 AM »
I'd love that! Austria used Kurrent too, so I'd be curious! :)

I think I got all of your cards, thank you so much!

Yikes! I sure hope not! I'm so sorry you have to go through this!

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