PME MODULE 2 - Techniques in Sugar Flowers

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Course Outline

  • LESSON 1
    • An Introduction to Unwired Sugar Flowers
    • Floral Plaques including Gerbera Daisies
    • Seasonal Plaques
    • Simple Roses using Sugarpaste/Rolled Fondant
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Sugar Flower for Business
      • Edible Pastes & Icings used to Create Sugar Flowers
      • The Principles of Unwired & Wired Flowers
  • LESSON 2
    • An Introduction to Wired Sugar Flowers
    • Basic Techniques, Softening & Shaping Petals - Mexican Hat, Softening & Shaping Petals
    • Mexican Hat Techniques & Fantasy Flowers
    • Calyx Flowers & Multi Petal Layers
    • A Selection of Flower Buds. Simple Blossoms
    • Professional Business Approach
      • The use of Alternative Flowers Including Silk, Fresh & Commercially Prepared
  • LESSON 3
    • Traditional Roses, Fruit Blossoms & Blackberries
    • A range of Simple Foliage
    • An Introduction to Flowers Created using Individually Wired Petals
    • Traditional Lilies
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Adding Non-Edible Decorations to Enhance Floral Sprays &s; Arrangements
      • Disclaimer & Customer Advice
  • LESSON 4
    • Freesia & Carnations
    • Traditional Cattleya Orchids, Miniature Cymbidium/li>
    • Orchids & Arum Lilies
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Basic Guidelines for Arranging Sugar Flowers
      • Simple Triangle Shapes & their use to Create Classic Bouquets. Posy Shaped Arrangements.
      • Flower Arranging & Floristry Descriptions
  • LESSON 5
    • Advance Flowers including Honeysuckle & Sweet Pea.
    • Creating Wired Arrangements
    • Professional Business Approach
      • Decorating Cake Stands & Knives
      • Sugar Flower Pricing

Course Requirements

  • For all lessons you will require the following basic equipment
    • Flower Paste / Ready made Gum Paste
    • Sugarpaste / Rolled Fondant
    • Small Rolling Pin
    • Small Rolling out Board / Mat
    • Icing Sugar & Cornflour for dusting
    • White vegetable fat - small quantity
    • Foam Pads - including Mexican Pad
    • Palette Knife - Tapered / Angled
    • Modelling Tools - including cutting wheels
    • Food Colours - paste & powder
    • Gum Glue
    • Selection of brushes, flat, round & fine
    • Cake Dummy / Oasis to use for drying wired flowers
    • Fine Scissors
    • Floral Wires - 20, 24, 26, 28 & 30 Gauge
    • Floral Tape
    • Net / Tulle - small piece
    • Boxes to take work home in
    • Dish Cloth / Disposable Cloth
    • Apron / chefs jacket / white coat
    • Pen / Pencil & paper
    • Plastic Bags
  • Lesson 1
    • Five Petal Cutters
    • Sunflower / Gerbera Plunger Cutter
    • Veined Holly Plunger Cutters
    • Daisy Marguerite Set
    • Oval Plaque Cutters
    • asket Weave Rolling Pin
    • Cake Card or Board for Plaques
  • Lesson 2
    • Rose Calyx Set
    • Plunger Blossom Set
    • Selection of Stamens
  • Lesson 3
    • Five Petal Cutters
    • Cattleya Orchid Set
    • Rose Petal Set or Plunger Hearts
    • Veined Rose & Ivy Plunger Cutters
    • Rose Calyx Set
    • Craft Knife / Ribbon insertion blade
  • Lesson 4
    • Carnation Set
    • Cymbidium Orchid
    • Cattleya Orchid Set
    • Freesia Cutter
    • Heart / Arum Lily Set
  • Lesson 5
    • Sunflower / Gerbera Set
    • Daisy Marguerite Set
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  • Many required ingredients, cutters, accessories/ Tools available for sale in Mix 'n' bake confectionery.
  • It is important you get required ingredients, Tools/ accessories so as to participate in class!
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