Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress DVD


Item: W0367R


With cake artist Rachael Teufel as your guide, you’ll learn how to make wedding dress cakes that cater to modern brides looking for one-of-a-kind designs. Whether it’s replicating a dress with carved cake and embellishments made from gum paste and modeling chocolate, or drawing inspiration from the gown, invitation and more, Rachael will show you the best way to deliver a bit of marital bliss one piece at a time. Along the way, you’ll learn to texture modeling chocolate to resemble the most fashion-forward bridal fabrics and form tiny sequins and blossoms to emulate fine details.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Getting Inspired (06:58)
Meet Rachael and start a discussion about different decorating mediums and design considerations.

Designing the Cake (14:57)
Rachael walks you through designing your cake from sketching wedding gown designs to clearly communicating with clients.

Making the Decorations (37:03)
Create fashionable satin and tulle textures with Rachael’s step-by-step instruction. You’ll also learn to make gum paste sequins, color pearls and shape flower blossoms.

Carving & Icing (38:14)
Learn to carve and crumb coat your cake’s bodice and skirt. Rachael also shows you how to add movement by creating waves!

Assembling the Skirt (21:40)
Build a realistic skirt by draping “fabric” strips in a way that suggests movement with Rachael’s expert advice and attention to detail.

Assembling the Bodice (15:19)
Build beautiful cake bodices by adding binding to the seams and a modeling chocolate cover. Rachael will show you how attention to detail pays off.

Adding Embellishments (29:53)
Add a satin ribbon, stitching lines, blossom flowers and rhinestones inspired by dress designs. Rachael will show you how to replicate the details that make each dress — and cake — unique.

Event-Encompassing Designs (26:56)
Find inspiration in event-specific design details. Make feathers and ribbon roses or use monograms and invitations to add personalization to any cake.

Decorating with Lace (28:49)
Decorate using the exact lace pattern from a bride’s gown. Rachael takes wedding cakes to the next level by decorating with custom lace designs and rustic burlap textures.

Ruching & Bows (28:39)
Rachael shows you how to achieve a ruching effect with easy-to-follow instructions. You’ll be adding fashionable ribbons and bows in no time.

Your Instructor

Rachael Teufel
Rachael Teufel was a physical therapist before she discovered cakes as a creative outlet. In 2006 Rachael started her own company, Intricate Icings Cake Design. Today her work is nationally recognized. She’s been featured on the “Food Network Challenge” TV show as well as in top-tier publications such as Brides, Martha Stewart Weddings and The Knot. Rachael was also named one of the top pastry pros in the country by Martha Stewart Weddings.


How will I receive my DVD class?
Your class DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. You will not have streaming access to this class in your Craftsy Account unless you purchase(d) it separately. If you’d like to own this class in BOTH on-demand streaming form and DVD, we recommend you purchase that combination item on Craftsy.com.

Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
Any downloadable class PDF materials are not included on the DVD, so you will not have access to those materials. While the video instruction on your DVD is complete, you must have streaming access to download the PDF materials associated with the class. You can purchase streaming access or a combination DVD + Streaming access on Craftsy.com.

Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD-only class purchased on Craftsy.com includes the physical DVD in the mail. The physical disc(s) are yours to keep forever, with or without a Craftsy membership.

Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.

Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we do ship most physical products, including DVDs, to several International destinations. In addition to the USA and Canada, we ship to Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and most Western European countries. If you live outside these countries, you can still purchase digital items including memberships, individual streaming classes, and pattern downloads.

Do your DVDs work on international players?
Yes, our DVDs should be compatible with any DVD player in use today. All our videos have been created with all current Region Codes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8). If you have trouble viewing a DVD purchased from Craftsy.com, please contact Customer Service.

What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy Customer Service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference.