Kopykake and Tracing Q&A

Kopykake has been a great addition to cookiers' tool kits, but there are other ways to project and trace images too. This is the spot to talk about the various options, their pros and cons, and other nuances.

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Julia's March Stencil Release!

Julia M. Usher
Yes, it's mid-March (my, how time flies!) and once again the occasion for the grand reveal of my latest Prettier Plaques TM stencils . If you haven't yet heard about my new line, introduced at the end of 2016 and designed in partnership with Stencil Ease , you can read all about it here ! This month, I'm adding four new five-stencil sets, including my March Stencil of the Month , to my growing line. All sets are also sold as separates to give you maximum purchasing flexibility. As a...Read More...

Introducing Our March Site Artist

Julia M. Usher
March conjures up many varied images for me, ranging from raucous leprechauns and blustery winds to softer, gentler harbingers of spring, such as the season's first birdsongs and the muted pinks and greens of hellebores peeking up through my forgotten fall leaves. This month's site art certainly falls more towards the latter end of that spectrum (my personal preference, BTW) with its barely-there spring-y hues and graceful scrolls and brush embroidery . . . And who, pray tell, is the...Read More...
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Important Reminder about Copying and Posting Characters without Permission

Julia M. Usher
Hi, all, regrettably, I've recently had to delete some images from challenges and other areas of the site due to lack of compliance with Rule #8 of our posting guidelines, which states that artwork (including characters, from Disney, Hasbro, etc.) cannot be copied and posted here without permission from the creator : http://cookieconnection.juliau...READ-BEFORE-YOU-POST In response to those deletions, some members have asked me why so many licensed character cookies exist on the site,...Read More...
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Adjusting Your Email Notifications

Julia M. Usher
We all have different email-reading tastes, so  Cookie Connection has been designed to allow for everyone's individual differences!    The site's default email notifications are set to show you most of the site info that you could get...Read More...

Posting Images - Please Read Before You Post!

Julia M. Usher
Hi, all! Before posting images or videos to the Clips area, please review the site's Terms of Use , as well as all of the following posting rules. They are designed to give your images more visibility on the site, to make sure artists are given proper credit for design inspiration and/or source artwork, and to avoid copyright violations. I'll start with the easy cataloging stuff first . . . 1. Be sure to edit the main photo title so it's descriptive of the cookie . Many people are uploading...Read More...
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Transferring Images onto Cookies

Cookie Bakes & Cakes
I don't have a Kopykake, and I am for some reason having a terrible time trying to download the Camera Lucida app. Can anyone out there help a NEWBIE? I have tried to trace onto tissue and then bleed the design (this is not working). I was wondering how everybody else transfers an image? Please help . . .Read More...
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Kopykake and Dark Cookies

Just wondering if anyone has any tips for using a KK on black (base-coat) cookies? I am wondering if printing the font 'negative' (White font on black background) would work? Any tips would be great, otherwise I'll let you know how I go with my...Read More...
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Need Help Finding Monogram Font

Joanie
I was asked to make bridal shower cookies with a three-letter monogram. I will need to use my Kopykake because I cannot write on a cookie without it!! Question - I want a monogram that has three initials where the center initial is larger than the other two. I'm looking thru different online font resources and when I select "monogram" they are all the same size. Any idea how I can change that, so the middle letter is larger? Or is what I'm looking for called something else? Thanks so much.Read More...
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Help to Buy a Kopykake

Mariana Meirelles
Hi cookies fellows! I am from Brasil and never saw anyone selling Kopykakes around here. I found about it´s existence in sweetsugarbelle's blog. Since that day I have been searching on the web trying to buy one. After these research I decided to wait and get one when travelling to USA. I decided it because I'm afraid it suffer damage in the shipping process. Well, I think I will only be able to go to the CookieCon next year. So, I need help to know if it is possible to buy one in Salt Lake...Read More...
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