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Chic Techniques for Couture Designs

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Item # 15291339
Instructor : Lori Hutchinson
$39.99
Skill Level 3 : Proven experience
Why just make a cake when you can make a statement? "The Caketress" Lori Hutchinson returns to share even more fashion cake ideas for designs that would be at home in the most elite shops of Paris!  Why just make a cake when you can make a statement? "The Caketress" Lori Hutchinson returns to share even more fashion cake ideas for designs that would be at home in the most elite shops of Paris! More
Master couture techniques for cake designs that inspire.

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Why just make a cake when you can make a statement? "The Caketress" Lori Hutchinson returns to share even more fashion cake ideas for designs that would be at home in the most elite shops of Paris!
 Why just make a cake when you can make a statement? "The Caketress" Lori Hutchinson returns to share even more fashion cake ideas for designs that would be at home in the most elite shops of Paris!
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   Lori Hutchinson

Lori Hutchinson earned her title as "The Caketress" from her opulent, haute couture cake designs. Her work has been praised in Harper's Bazaar, Martha Stewart Weddings and Brides Magazine, and she has appeared on a variety of television shows, including The Food Network Challenge and the Marilyn Denis Show in Canada. Lori believes that every cake should be one of a kind, and she teaches her couture decorating style all around the world.

Materials: What you Need

1 . !Needs Materials!Royal icing
2 . Fondant
3 . Gum paste
4 . Sugar pearls and drageés of choice
5 . Pre-made isomalt gems (optional)
6 . Pearl dust in desired colors
7 . Silver highlighter
8 . Vodka or other high-proof alcohol
9 . Confectioner’s glaze
10 . Edible lace  
11 . Corn starch
12 . Piping bag
13 . No. 2 tip
14 . Parchment paper
15 . Straight pins
16 . Bamboo skewers
17 . Dowels
18 . Crate foam for drying lace petals
19 . Veining tool
20 . Small rolling pin
21 . Pizza cutter
22 . Ribbon cutter
23 . Fondant smoothers
24 . Small spatula or palette knife
25 . Ruler or tape measure
26 . Dresden tool
27 . Small paintbrushes
28 . Edible lace mats in desired patterns
29 . Tweezers 
30 . Stitching tool
31 . Spike mold (Marvelous Molds)
32 . Brooch and flower molds as desired
33 . Lace appliqué mold
34 . Textured rolling pin

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : Designing Couture Cakes
00:25:57

Meet cake couturier Lori Hutchinson and begin class by learning how to create dynamic inspiration boards. Then find out how to sketch designs and use project worksheets that help you design any cake you can imagine.

Lesson 2 : Couture Pleats & Ruffles
00:25:47

Find out how to make and attach some of fashion's most iconic fabrics, knife pleats, box pleats and ruffles. Lori also shows you how to get the looks you love for less.

Lesson 3 : Draping & Ruching
00:22:21

Master working with draped fondant fabric in this lesson. Lori shows you how to create the draped folded pleat, a cascade ruffle and a gathered fabric look. Plus, Lori shares her secret to ruched fabric that comes together in a snap.

Lesson 4 : Striped Patterns & Bows
00:21:09

Channel your inner fabric designer! Lori shows you how to add pattern to your fondant, and you'll whip up an oversized bow that always demands attention.

Lesson 5 : Appliqué & Accessories
00:18:36

Learn how to add a dramatic appliqué effect using a traditional brush embroidery technique. Then discover how to accessorize your cakes with molded studs, sugar pearls, gems and more. Lori also shares her final techniques for creating dazzling sugar pearls.

Lesson 6 : Fashion Flowers
00:10:19

Make any flower high fashion, whether it's pre-made or handmade. In your final lesson, Lori shows you how to use sugar lace to create a fantasy flower. And you'll create a dramatic rosette from delicate ruffled fabric.



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