Thursday, September 1, 2011

Petalsweet Class Update *September 1, 2011*

For those of you who are interested in sugar flower is an update to my teaching schedule...

I am currently working on my class schedule for the remainder of this year and in to 2012. This is the first update to my calendar of flower classes...I will be adding more classes and workshops in the next few weeks, including some international venues. I hope to see you!

**Please note registration for all classes is through the venues where the classes are being held.


*Sat/Sun October 15 - 16, 2011
*9:00 am - 1 pm both days
*Ro Z's Sweet Art Studio in San Marcos, CA
*Class fee is $185.00

In this two session class, students will learn how to make a large, open, garden-style rose, complete with buds and leaves. There are many different ways to make beautiful sugar roses! In this class, you will learn how to make a rose that is a mixture of a solid center surrounded by wired petals. The petals, buds and leaves will be made in the first session, and then we will color and dust all of the pieces and assemble the flower on the second day. Tools and supplies will be provided for use in class. Class size limited to 8 students.



*Sat/Sun October 22 – 23, 2011
*9am – 5pm both days
*Baking Arts Studio, San Francisco, CA
*Class fee is $550.00

In this two-day workshop, students will learn how to create a beautiful Southern Magnolia flower, complete with a bud and leaves, as well as two different filler flowers, including hydrangea and pulled blossoms. Techniques covered include modeling flower centers and buds, wiring petals and leaves, and creating pulled flowers without using a cutter. The second part of class will cover dusting and coloring techniques that will bring the flowers to life, as well as assembling and taping to finish. All tools and supplies will be provided for students to use during class. Instructor will have some cutters and supplies available for purchase at the end of class. Class size limited to 10 students. Coffee/tea, lunch and afternoon sweets will be provided.

**I will be teaching another flower class at Baking Arts in April 2012…details coming soon!



*April 27 – 29, 2012
*9am - 5pm all three days
*Flour Confections, Pickering, Ontario
*Class fee is $625.00

In this three day class, students will learn how to make a stunning sugar vase arrangement which includes Petalsweet’s signature peonies, ranunculus flowers, hydrangea and filler flowers in a fresh green, white and pink Spring color palette. Students will take home an amazing sugar vase filled with flowers – the perfect topper to any cake! Tools and supplies will be provided for use in class. Class size limited to 12 students. Lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in private instruction in flower making, please contact me via email at for more information. Thank you!

Enjoy the last few wonderful moments of summer!

Thank you so much for stopping by...x

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