Cake Decorating Classes with Sugarcraft Expert Lindy Smith - Spring 2014
One and two day workshops with Lindy Smith
Lindy Smith loves to teach and inspire you, she wants you to learn new techniques and gain confidence to be more adventurous with your cake decorating. So to make the most of your class and have a valuable and enjoyable experience, please ensure you select the right workshop for you and have read our pre-class information before booking. If you need help selecting a class we are only too happy to advise, just ask!
Sugarcraft skills: Stencilling techniques
Always a popular class! Join us on our dedicated stencilling workshop to learn the stunning and effective techniques of adding decorative stencilled patterns onto on cakes and cookies.
On this course you will learn various ways of applying wonderful stencilled patterns to cakes (including the more tricky sides), cookies and cupcakes. Lindy will teach you how to get the most out of these wonderful techniques. You will be amazed at the intricate designs and effects you can create. You will have time to experiment with many patterns and colours in this class. We will be using both edible dusts and Royal icing as well as a large selection of stencils.
This cake decorating class is sure to inspire and impress!
“Just the best class ever! Learned sooooooooo much – would recommend it to everyone! Thank you Lindy and team for such a fantastic day.xx” Julie Marney
Join us: Friday 24th January 2014
Intermediate / Advanced ability
A bride and groom topper is a wonderful adornment to put on the top of a wedding cake. This modelling workshop teaches you how to create a permanent keepsake of a bridal couple, a truly special memento. Your figures can be matched to the couples hair, skin, bridal flowers and clothing. The best thing of all is that the topper will be a permanent reminder of a special day! N.B. We will be making the couple from Artista Soft, a wonderful easy to use modelling medium, ideal for this subject.
“This was such a fabulous course – great fun and so much to learn. I thoroughly recommend this course and Lindy’s teaching and can’t wait to go back and learn something else! Thanks for a fab couple of days.” Julie Gibson
Join us : Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th February 2014
Introduction to celebration cakes
An essential class for anyone who would like to learn how to cover their cakes with a professional finish. Do you have problems with uneven or crazed sugarpaste? If so this is the course for you!
The course will cover the basics of colouring and handling sugarpaste, covering boards and cakes to achieve a smooth finish. It will also introduce students to some simple yet highly effective ways to decorate their cakes successfully. An essential starting point for anyone interested in cake decorating and sugarcraft.
“Just to say a big thank you to Lindy and the team for a brilliant day I would recommend it to anyone thinking about booking a place. Can’t wait to book my next one!” Tracy Piper
Join us: Monday 17th March 2014
This course has been popular all over the world! Join us on our workshop dedicated to all things Royal Icing. You will learn how to add a stencilled pattern on to the sides of a cake, and then you will learn brush embroidery and piped linework for the top of your cake. Lindy will teach you how to get the most out of these wonderful techniques. You will have plenty of time during the workshop to practise your new-found skills and you will finish the class with an impressively decorated cake!
““Excelente formadora! Impossível não aprender com ela, obrigada Lindy e obrigada Teresa Henriques mais uma vez pela oportunidade – Great trainer! Impossible not to learn from her, thank you Lindy and thank you Teresa Henriques once again for the opportunity.” Leonor Mendes
Join us: Tuesday 18th March 2014
Carving Skills: Patchwork Owl Cake
Lindy’s patchwork owl cake has proved to be a huge hit so don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to create your own version from the expert herself. Taken from Lindy’s new Gourmand Award winning book – ‘Creative Colour for Cake Decorating ‘. You will learn how to create a simplified version of this fabulous cake in just one day. The class will focus on how to carve and cover the owl from a square cake and adorn it with sugar decoration. Lindy will also give you lots of ideas and tips to personalise your own owl cake. An ideal workshop if you just haven’t been brave enough to actually carve a cake yet!
“Had a fabulous day and thoroughly enjoyed it, can’t wait to do another one.” Corrine
More details to follow
Join us: Wednesday 19th March 2014
Marvellous Mini Cakes
A great introduction to covering and decorating mini cakes. Come and join us and create these wonderful little delights. Small but perfectly formed, these little treats are perfect for a big occasion, or just giving as a little “thank you” gift. This workshop is aimed at the beginner and advance sugarcrafter. Why not join Lindy and her team on this informative workshop, learning to cover mini cakes and decorate with fabulous cutters and moulds. Lindy will also demonstrate some simple piping techniques with royal icing.
“I had a great time and learned sooooooooooo much. Lindy has lots of cool tips and advice to offer and is an excellent teacher. I just need to decide which course I’m going to do next ” Mandy Nee
Join us: Friday 28th March 2014
Carving skills – Beautiful Bird Box Cake
Be one of the first to create this sensationally pretty and soon to be very popular bird house chic cake! Taken from Lindy’s new Gourmand Award winning book – ‘Creative Colour for Cake Decorating ‘. You will learn the secrets of how Lindy creates this fabulous cake in just one day. The class will focus on how to carve and cover the cake and adorn it with stencil decoration. Lindy will also give you lots of ideas and tips to personalise your own cake. An ideal workshop if you just haven’t been brave enough to actually carve a cake yet!
“Just a quick note to thank you for Friday. I loved the course – I learned so much and can hardly believe the cake I made (neither can any of my friends!)” Donna
Join us: Friday 4th April 2014
Online Class NEWS:
Lindy has been busy being creative again!
Lindy has recently filmed and had launched two online interactive classes with Craftsy.com – click on the class titles for more information.
If you have any questions about our cake decorating classes please take a look at the pre-class information page and the class page relevant to the workshops you are interested in. If you still have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us using the form below: