DAY OF CELEBRATION
Make vest. Tint 1 1/2 oz. fondant violet/rose combination (for violet). Use 9 in. fondant roller with pink guide rings to roll out fondant 1/16 in. thick. Use knife to cut a strip, 1 1/2 in. wide x 8 in. long. Attach to body with candy. Use knife to trim excess and shape curved open front.
For pockets, use knife to cut two violet rectangles, 3/4 in. wide x 1/2 in. high. Use damp brush to attach. Tint a 1/2 in. ball fondant ball black. For buttons, roll three black fondant balls and flatten to 3/16 in. dia. Use damp brush to attach.