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Perfect Party Cakes

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Tap into the trendiness of crafts as you learn new decorating techniques inspired by embroidery, paper arts and quilting.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Zoë Clark
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

The beautiful world of crafts offers an endless source of decorating inspiration — unlock it with cake designer Zoë Clark. Mimic the look and feel of four different crewel work stitches as you create vibrant flowers. Achieve all the texture of cross-stitch on cake and cookie designs, even if they need to be finished fast! Bring the classic, comforting appeal of quilted patchwork to your cakes. Use edible icing sheets to create mixed-media flowers, pinwheels, basket weave cake wraps and more. Work with rice paper as you make blossoms with custom coloring, quilled roses, trellises and fringe grass. Tailor the colorways, themes and complexity of your designs for custom cakes that will be a handmade hit at any event.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & Crewel Work Cake
Meet your instructor, cake designer Zoë Clark, as she previews the craft-inspired techniques you'll learn in this class. Then get started with a beautiful crewel work cake as Zoë walks you through how to transfer your floral pattern, then teaches you four versatile embroidery stitches.
2. Cross-Stitch
3. Patchwork Cake
4. Printed Edible Icing Sheets
5. Folding & Weaving
6. Paper Flowers
7. Combining Paper Crafts

Taught by

Zoë Clark
Zoë Clark
Zoe Clark is one of London’s leading cake designers and her work regularly appears throughout the world in best-selling bridal and sugarcraft magazines. Her cake designs have been featured on television and in films, and she has produced seven cake decorating books showcasing her unique style. Zoe owns The Cake Parlour in London, where she offers custom cake and confectionery design services for every occasion, as well as classes for aspiring cake decorators.

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