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                                                                    Sugarcraft Classes

Whether you are keen to try out a new hobby or are want to improve your cake making & decorating skills, our Sugarcraft classes will fulfil your ambitions.
  
Classes are suitable for beginners and improvers.

Sarah has been running her home based company in South Wales for the past ten years in which time her bespoke celebration and wedding cakes have been honoured and rewarded by several international cake companies, she has become a respected artist in her field with several celebrity clients in her portfolio.

 And now for the first time she is opening the doors of The Crafty Kitchen to teach her skills to you, in these classes you will learn the skills that Sarah has developed to create her cake art, her teaching format is both fun and informative.  
 
Both Private, Semi Private and Group Classes are on offer.
Private Masterclasses starts at £180 per day, these can be tailored to your learning requirements.

For more information on a class please email Sarah at thecraftykitchen@btinternet.com

To book a space on one of our workshops, firstly please read our Class Terms & Conditions, and then and then contact us to request a booking form. 

    We have payment instalment options available for group classes over £160.  

All classes are held at The Crafty Kitchen, CF62 4PP unless otherwise stated.

Sugarcraft Classes

    Course Availability 2019 -2020

To book onto one of our courses, firstly please read our Class Terms & Conditions, 
and then Contact Us to request a booking form. 
Payment is not required until we acknowledge receipt of your form and confirm availability.  
Please note your place on the course is not guaranteed until we have received both your payment and booking form.

We are continuously adding to our classes for 2020, please check back regularly

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Christmas Woodland Cake Class

Saturday 14th December 2019  10am - 6pm


During this workshop we will be creating a delightful woodland themed Christmas cake, with a little Santa Mouse delivering his presents on Christmas Eve.

You will use a variety of professional sugarcraft tools, moulds and cutters to create the log effect cake/dummy. You will also receive instruction to enable you to hand model Santa Mouse and his snowman friend and other decorations.
You will learn about the different types of Sugar and modelling pastes needed to create this cake and how to colour them. You will learn how to set the snowy scene around your cake.All pastes, colours, tools and materials are included in the course fees. *See the Price Bands for exceptions.

You will need to bring a light lunch and your apron, tea and coffee are provided.There are two pricing options for this workshop.

*A. You will work on a polystyrene dummy provided by us, this way you can keep the cake as a display piece. Also in Price band A you can bring your own cake fruit or sponge, it will need to be a specified size and covered in either, marzipan, ganache or buttercream. 
Price Band A. £105.

*B. We will supply a Ganached Sponge cake for you to work on.

Price Band B. £135

1 Space Remaining

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We are pleased to announce that our Weekly Sugarcraft Courses, will be starting on
 Monday 27th January.

There are two courses running,
Group 1. 10:30am-1pm       Group 2. 6.00pm - 8:30pm.

These are small private classes, only 5 spaces in each class.
Course fee: £120

These weekly classes are designed for beginner to intermediate level sugar-crafters, 
they will cover a variety of skills.

This first course will consist of 6 classes, the dates for these are: 
27th Jan, 3rd Feb, 10th Feb, 24th Feb, 2nd Mar, 9th Mar. 
(there is a gap in there for school half term holiday).

When you sign up for the course, you are signing up and paying for all 6 classes in one specific time slot. You cannot pay for odd weeks, and payments will not be refunded if you do not attend a week. You may not swap and change between classes, e.g if you sign up for the morning class you cannot swap to the evening class. (This may be considered in exceptional circumstances and if space on the other class allows).

All basic tools are supplied for you, you are required to bring all edibles/pastes to the classes. E.g sugarpaste, buttercream, cakes. Specialist equipment may be required, for example a specific flower cutter, you will be asked to supply these items.

For more information and booking details, please contact us

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Icing Perfection Class  - Ganache & Sharp Edges

Saturday 1st February 2020      10am - 5.30pm


Do you aspire to create cakes like the professionals?
Gaze in awe at the flawless finish and sharp edges of their cakes?

Well come along and join Sarah in this workshop where 
you will learn how to:

• Level your cake and fill it with buttercream
• Cover your cake with Ganache
• Talk through, the method of making Ganache and how to troubleshoot problems
• Colour sugarpaste with gel colours
• Cover your cake with Sugarpaste, and how to achieve that fabulous sharp edge
• Make a stunning unwired sugarpaste rose to adorn your cake.,
.• Cover a cake board and add a ribbon to finish your cake.

At the end of the class, you will have a beautiful cake to take home and eat with your friends and family, and you will have learnt lots of new skills and techniques so that you can recreate many more.

Everything you need for this class is provided, all you need is a packed lunch, your apron and a notebook and pen.


  Class Fee:  £135
  
 2 Spaces remaining

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Sugar Flowers - Stage 1. 
 Roses, Closed Peony & Bud and Filler Flowers.

Saturday 29th February 2020  10am - 5.30pm


This class is an introduction to Sugar Flowers, it is suitable for beginners to sugar flower making and for those who lack confidence in their skills and want to improve.

During the class, you will learn how to:

* Use and work confidently with flower paste, we will explore the different brands on offer and their differences.
* How to colour your paste, using professional gel colours.
* How to use a variety of petal cutters and veiners.
* How to correctly wire your petals & leaves.
* How to use floral tape.
* How to enhance your flowers and add depth and tone to them with the use of Petal Dusts.
* How to display your flowers on a cake.
* How to store sugar flowers.

What we provide and what you need to bring:

All of the materials and tools are provided for this class, you need to bring a notebook and pen and a light lunch.

We offer a friendly & relaxed learning environment, with a maximum of just 5 students per class, there is plenty of individual attention on offer.

*you are required to bring a 6" round or square cake dummy with you to stand your flowers in, to ensure they travel home safely. We will provide a box for travel.

Class Fee: £85.

Please contact us for booking details.

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Sugar Flowers - Stage 2.
Open Peony, Anemone, Hydrangea and Filler Flowers

2 day workshop - 25th and 26th April 2020


This is our second class in our Sugar Flower series, during this class you will learn how to make a wired open Peony with stamens, an Anemone, Hydrangea as well as small filler flowers. 
The class will start at 10:15am both days and finish around 5pm. 

All of the tools you need for this class are provided*, you need to bring an apron, note pad & Pen and a light lunch. Tea & Coffee are provided.

*you are required to bring a 6" round or square cake dummy with you to stand your flowers in, to ensure they travel home safely. We will provide a box for travel.

Class fee £195 

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