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Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods

with Colette Peters
Adorn your cakes with brush-embroidery flowers, golden filigree and cameo embellishments with cake artist Colette Peters.

Add antique appeal to your fondant! Adorned with colorful peonies and lilies of the valley and gilded cages, your cakes will evoke a bygone era. Colette Peters' innovative brush embroidery techniques make petals and leaves look stitched, whether they're applied directly onto the cake or added on as three-dimensional gum-paste embellishments. You'll turn royal icing into a gilded, filigree cake cage to surround your masterpiece for a major wow! effect. And if you love Victorian cameo jewelry, you'll be charmed by Colette's antiqued and edible accoutrements.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet your instructor, Colette Peters, and learn more about the class.


Lesson 2. Brush Embroidery


Lesson 3. Coloring Brush Embroidery


Lesson 4. Building a Flower Topper


Lesson 5. Middle-Tier Peony


Lesson 6. The Cage Cake


Lesson 7. Assembling the Cage Cake


Lesson 8. The Antique Cake


Lesson 9. Embellishments


Lesson 10. Antiquing Your Cake

"I love this class. So many techniques and creativity. The directions are detailed and easy to understand. I would very much recommend this class to decorators looking to raise their skill level. Thank you, Colette Peters, for all the instructions. Working on my first cake cage, so being able to go back and watch the class section I need is outstanding."
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Erie, PA

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