Item# WLTECH-348

How to Pipe a Shell with a Zig-Zag Border

Item No. WLTECH-348
Skill Level
Beginner

The shell with a zigzag piped over the top makes a unique border that’s simple to pipe! Create your own distinctive borders using multiple icing colors or tip combinations. You can also combine different colors or stick with one shade for a more classic look. An easy buttercream border you can pipe on the top or bottom of your cake, this shell with zig-zag design combines two simple techniques for one amazing look!

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  • Notes:

    Experiment with different sized star or round tips to change the shape and size of shells and zigzags.

    How To

    How to Pipe a Zig Zag
    How to Pipe a Zig Zag

    The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake?they look great!

    demonstration of repeated motion to make a continuous chain of buttercream shells
    How to Pipe a Shell Border

    The shell is one of the most versatile icing decorations. Use it to pipe a simple border or pipe rows of shells to accent or cover a cake. Try piping shells in multiple colors and in combination with other decorations like dots or zigzags to create your own unique designs!

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