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Mastering Australian Stringwork

with Mark Seaman
Mastering Australian Stringwork
Extend your piping skills as you master one of cake decorating’s most demanding but impressive techniques.

Build a bridge from design to delight as you add Australian stringwork to your cake-decorating repertoire. Clients and friends alike will marvel at your perfect bridgeless extensions as royal icing appears to float right off the cake. Award-winning cake artist Mark Seaman guides you through the process from conception to completion, teaching you flawless technique and tips of the trade along the way. You’ll love Mark’s step-by-step approach to designing and applying intricate Australian stringwork to cakes of any size. 

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Australian Stringwork

  • Meet your instructor, Mark Seaman, and learn how to make royal icing appropriate for Australian stringwork. Mark will teach you how to make the perfect consistency for piping through tiny tips.


Lesson 2. Making & Applying a Template


Lesson 3. Building Bridges


Lesson 4. Piping Standard Strings


Lesson 5. Piping Bridgeless Extensions


Lesson 6. Embellishing Your Design


Lesson 7. Selling Your Strings

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