In this two-day workshop you will be shown how to make a variety of sugar flowers from start to finish. Learning how to prepare sugar paste, roll and cut flowers, soften and vein them, colour and set them, wire and tape them into a beautiful display. You will also work on the art of display and presentation with lots of tips and tricks to create ‘real’ looking flowers. You will also learn how to use specialist tools cutters and moulds, and how to dry and store your work so that it can last for years and be used over and over again.
- Working with flower paste
- Creating flowers, buds and leaves, softening, veining and colouring
- Creating wired flowers
- Using colours, gel, powders and lustres
- Finishing and setting flowers
- Arranging and taping flowers and leaves to create sprays or arrangements.
- Learning how to use specialist tools, cutters and moulds
This course is designed for a range of abilities from beginners through to intermediate
Materials are not included in your course fee. All materials will be provided by the tutor. The approximate cost of these will be £10-15 payable to the tutor during the course.
We do not have the facilities to take card payments for materials in the workshops. Please remember to bring cash or your cheque book if your course involves buying materials from the tutor.
Please Bring With You
If you have additional tools and materials that you would like to bring with you then please do so if you wish. You may not need to use them however – the tutor has all your essential needs for this particular course.
We advise that you do not buy any materials required for a course more than two weeks in advance, because occasionally a course is cancelled due to low enrolment.
Timings & Refreshments
The course starts at 10am and finishes at 4.30pm. Please aim to arrive between 9.30 and 9.45am to allow for a prompt 10am start. Fresh ground coffee and a range of teas are provided all day, along with homemade cookies in the morning, a complimentary sandwich lunch and cake in the afternoon.
SPECIAL DIETS: As peoples' allergies, intolerances, special diets and preferences are so many and varied, we are not able to cater for these. However, we will be able to cater for a gluten free diet so please tell us on arrival if you need a gluten free option