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Books, quilting and sewing cake

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Books, sewing and quilting cake

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Piece of Cake! with Colette Peters taught by Colette Peters

Take your cake decorating skills to the next tier with Colette Peters as you learn cake stacking, inlay techniques and how to make 3-D decorations.

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Cake Decorating
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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Retirement
Type 3 or more Tiers
Material Fondant
Style Whimsical
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: 'Virgin Ice' brand fondant; chocolate cakes - 8", 6", 4"; raspberry buttercream for filling and vanilla frosting for crumb coating the cake; dowels; cake boards and drums; shimmer petal dusts to add accents

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What are you most proud of? I love how this cake has generally turned out.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Prepare fondant decorations - book spines, quilt squares etc.- ahead of time and store in airtight ziplock bags on flat and even surface. This will keep the fondant soft and you won't have to rush through the decorating process.

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I first saw this cake on Flickr and thought it was so cool and original. You did an amazing job

06/09/2013 Flag

Lovely! Cool design!

06/09/2013 Flag

Thank you! I really had a great fun making it. I love when people order something that is challenging and allows me to design something unique and try out new techniques. This so far is one of my favourite cakes, from those that I had a pleasure to make.

06/09/2013 Flag

Too cute!!!

06/11/2013 Flag

Thank you!

02/22/2014 Flag