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When doing the brush embroidery, what is best for dipping the brush in and what type of brush should I use?

Cheryl - from Darlington, SC

Brush embroidery is a great way to add some delicate details to your creations!  This technique works best when using a fine-bristle, square tip brush.  You can simply use water to dampen the brush. Then gently brush out the lines of icing toward center of your pattern area. Work in quick, short strokes. Be sure to clean your brush with water after each stroke to create distinct lines of icing.  You can purchase the Wilton Brush Set at major craft stores and online at

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