Lightly spray texture mat. Wipe off excess with a paper towel. Roll white fondant to approximately 1/8? thickness. Place texture mat on fondant. Firmly roll over the mat. Remove mat. Cut textured fondant with cutter that matches the cookie. Use piping gel to atttach fondant to cookie. Paint buttons and latches with luster dust. Attach details like pockets, handles, and details with piping gel. Pipe stitching details using royal icing.
How to use the Ink Blending Tool: Use the tool with most raised-pattern texture mats on fondant or gum paste. The technique is easy to do, but may require some practice on achieving just the right amount of pressure when applying the color.
Step 1: Roll out fondant or gum paste and apply texture. Use a cookie cutter or pastry wheel to cut finished shape out.
Step 2: Pour a small amount of liquid food color out onto a piece of parchment paper. Saturate the ink pad with color.Step 3: Dab to get rid of excess color.Step 4: Gently brush over raised texture using very little pressure. Move ink pad in all directions to completely cover the textured surface with color.