Beginners Sugar Flowers - Roses, Sweet peas, Filler Flowers and Foliage

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Delicate sugar flowers are the perfect addition to any celebration cake and make for pretty and unique decorations. Whether you are a beginner or want to perfect your burgeoning flower-making skills, there is plenty to learn and enjoy on this creative and inspiring course.

Course tutor: Claire Fitzsimons

Course date and times:
  • Saturday 24th October: 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Sunday 25th October: 9:30am to 4:00pm

Over two days, learn how to create wired roses,Roses, buds, foliage, sweet peas with tendrils and pods, hand pulled flowers of lilacs and star flowers to create a beautiful, colourful posy.

SK tutor Claire Fitzsimons will take you through the essential tools and equipment needed for making sugar flowers. She will teach you the techniques and processes required to create realistic wired flowers, pulled flowers and foliage. 

Under expert guidance, you will learn techniques include dusting, steaming and glazing as well as arranging the flowers into a spray.

You will leave with a beautiful display and the confidence to create impressive wired and pulled flowers.

Note: the spray can be used to decorate a cake but the course does not include a cake. If you wish to learn how to cover a cake, please refer to our Key Skills: Sponge Cake Preparation, Buttercream and Sugarpaste (in the Foundation Diploma section).

Course Details

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2 day course
9:30am to 4:00pm
Suitable for beginners
Type: Foundation

Fully booked

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Course timetable
When Description Tutor
Saturday 24th October 9:30am - 4:00pm Day 1 Claire Fitzsimons
Sunday 25th October 9:30am - 4:00pm Day 2 Claire Fitzsimons