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Sugar Flower Workshop with Petalsweet: Dahlia, Sweet Peas & Climbing Roses
October 18 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 2:00 pm
Wind & Rye Kitchen is honored to host world renowned cake and sugar artist Jacqueline Butler of Petalsweet Cakes!
October 18th, 19th & 20th
9:00am – 5:00pm Friday & Saturday — 9:00am – 2:00pm Sunday
In this hands-on three day workshop, students will create a beautiful statement dahlia flower, delicate sweet peas and charming little climbing roses, along with some filler flowers and supporting greenery. Techniques include rolling, cutting and shaping gumpaste petals, making wired leaves, and taping stems and branches. Jacqueline will also share her favorite tips for using petal dusts to add beautiful color to your blossoms. Flowers and leaves will be created the first two days of class, with all the pretty finishing work and assembly completed the third morning. Students will be provided with a fondant draped dummy cake to practice arranging flowers on the final day.
This class is open to both industry professionals and home bakers eager to hone their craft in creating beautiful sugar flowers.
A professional photographer will be on site Sunday afternoon to capture beautiful photos of your work.
All tools and supplies will be provided for use during class, come ready to learn!
Mornings will begin with coffee, tea and house made pastries. A delicious, local and seasonal lunch will be provided each day with beverages and snacks available throughout class hours.
Class size will be limited to 10 students to insure each participant has the opportunity for one on one time with Jacqueline.
EARLY BIRD PRICING is $850 per student and lasts until October 1st at which time cost will increase to $900 per student
If you are traveling to attend class the Gables Wine Country Inn comes very highly recommend and is just a beautiful short country drive away from Wind & Rye Kitchen! Visit their website here.
Jacqueline Butler is the owner, artist and Creative Director behind Petalsweet Cakes, based in San Diego, California. She is an award-winning cake designer and sugar artist known for her wedding and celebration cakes featuring lush arrangements of modern, stylized sugar flowers created in a soft pastel color palette. After a first career teaching and training in the non-profit sector, Jacqueline turned the creative hobby of baking into a business and discovered the art of making sugar flowers. After years of study and meticulous practice, Jacqueline eventually created her signature style of sugar flowers and began teaching classes for colleagues who were interested in learning the art form. Over time she developed easy to follow teaching methods, which have helped her students replicate beautiful flowers with great success. Today, Jacqueline dedicates most of her time teaching the delicate craft of flower-making in the States and in cities all over the world.