Intermediate Sugar Flowers: Cymbidium orchid, Vanda orchid, clematis, hydrangea and foliage

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Join international sugarcrafter Elena Wilkinson and take your sugar flower skills to the next level on this new Squires Kitchen course. Learn how to create a showstopper with this orchid arrangement, complete with a Cymbidium and Vanda Orchid, clematis, hydrangea and foliage.

Course tutor: Elena Wilkinson

Course date and times:
  • Friday 20th September: 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Saturday 21st September: 9:30am to 4:00pm

Elena Wilkinson has a growing reputation as a highly-skilled sugarcrafter, renowned for her amazingly life-like sugar flowers. Over the course of two packed days, you will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of advanced flower making techniques with Elena. She will share her secret tips and personal methodology of how to construct intricate flowers and will provide expert guidance throughout the class.

You will learn advanced skills focusing on how to colour, wire, tape and construct the Cymbidium and Vanda orchids as well as supporting arrangement. Elena will guide you through how to mount this delicate arrangement onto a cake to create a stunning floral topper - perfect to adorn any festive celebration or wedding cake.

You will be provided with a box and tissue to safely transport your flowers home.

Course Details

Places available
2 day course
9:30am to 4:00pm
Prerequisite skills needed
Type: Project

Places required:

Other dates available

Skill Prerequisites:

This course is suitable for those who have completed a Key Skills: Sugar Flowers course or who have at least some knowledge of making sugar flowers and working with Sugar Florist Paste.

All dates for this course
Date Tutor Availability
Tuesday 20th Aug 2019 Elena Wilkinson Places remaining
Friday 20th Sep 2019 Elena Wilkinson Places remaining
Monday 11th Nov 2019 Elena Wilkinson Places remaining
Course modules
Date Time Title Tutor Location
20th September 09:30 - 16:00 Day 1 Elena Wilkinson Squires Kitchen International School
21st September 09:30 - 16:00 Day 2 Elena Wilkinson Squires Kitchen International School