with Gary Chapman
Learn easy techniques to create double-sided and textured fondant as Gary shares his professional decorating tips for manipulating fondant into a bouquet of fabric-effect flowers. Roll fondant into roses, rosebuds and fabric-effect leaves as you create a garden of rose varieties, including pleated and cabochon roses and rosettes. You will love Gary’s step-by-step guidance through the construction of each petal, flower and arrangement and knowing how to create a variety of fabric roses in any stage of bloom.
Meet your Instructor, Gary Chapman, as he discusses where he finds inspiration for making fabric-effect flowers. He'll also teach you how to make the 50/50 fondant/gum paste mixture you'll use for all of your flowers.
Make two-toned flower petals and leaves as Gary shares his tips for creating and texturing double-sided fondant.
Start with a simple rolled rose before Gary shows you how to add leaves and mount your roses on toothpicks and skewers for larger displays.
Expand your botanical talents as you learn to make Gary's pleated and Cabochon rose variations.
Learn to make rosebuds and rolled- or folded-edge leaves. Then watch as Gary demonstrates how to attach the leaves to your roses and buds to create beautiful fabric-effect flowers.
Make a plaque base and then pile it high with a variety of beautiful rolled roses and leaves to make a stunning cake topper.
Add a few more floral varieties to your toolbox as Gary demostrates rosettes, blossoms and double-sided flowers.
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