November 23, 2014

Introduction to Celebration Cakes Workshop 27th Jan 2012

We’ve all got to start somewhere and Lindy’s ‘beginners’ class is a brilliant way to get you started with Sugarcraft. This is back-to-basics stuff but as Lindy is quick to point out “even if you have many covered cakes before this class will help you achieve that sometimes elusive professional finish”.

I am writing this blog ‘live’ sitting amongst our 10 lovely students. We had such good feed-back from… Continue reading

Stencil Technique Workshop 20th Jan 2012 – Live Report

We commenced our early spring workshops today with Lindy’s Stencil Techniques class. As you know Lindy absolutely loves stencils and they have become the technique du jour in the Sugarcraft world. We also launch this, our very first Live workshop blog – written during the workshop with quotes as they happen. We hope you like our new approach, do let us know what you think…but now back to stencilling…… Continue reading

Celebration Cake Class May 2011

Our ‘Summer Workshops’ got off to a flying start on Friday with our constant favourite workshop ‘Introduction to Celebration Cakes’.  This is the ultimate starting place for learning the basics of working with icing/sugarpaste. From the baking of the cake through to the adorning of a covered cake, Lindy leaves nothing to chance in helping you achieve a professional finish when working with sugarpaste. This is a back to basics… Continue reading

Profile of a student…Sarah Dawson

We are always interested, and intrigued, as to what our workshop students do with the skills they take away with them after a Lindy’s course.  We get to know our students quite well, especially the ones that are ‘ frequent workshoppers’!   Let me introduce you to Sarah Dawson. Sarah is a regular student of ours, she also runs a super cake company called ‘Cake & Eat it’ in Oxfordshire… Continue reading

Wonky cake class – Students work

“A wonderful bunch of students” was the phrase that Jane, Sally and I felt best described our students on last Friday’s wonky cake course. I was feeling shattered after my full on week  working on my DVDs, but these students were a joy to teach. So thank you everyone who attended. Many of you thought that it would have been good to make the workshop a two day course -… Continue reading