Aspire Sussex Ltd, Chichester
18:00 - 20:00
2 hours x 6 sessions
Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)
What is the course about?
This course will help you to create wired sugar flowers & leaves with Spring as inspiration. You will learn, practice, and develop your sugar flower skills. We will practise making sugar flowers and leaves onto wires from florist paste. Flowers/leaves will include: simple Blossoms, Sweet Peas, Mini Roses & leaves, Primroses, Daffodils, flowering Quince & different types of berries. You will also dust the flowers & foliage and tape the flowers into a spray.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
This course will be suitable for those with some experience in cake decorating or for those with an interest in learning new techniques. No qualifications are necessary.
What do I need to bring with me?
Small Non-stick rolling pin (tutor will have one to borrow)
Non stick board or other board to roll out on (you can roll out on the table)
Small Palette knife
Ball/bone tool (tutor will have one to borrow)
Soft foam modelling pad (tutor will have one to borrow)
Cutting wheel or sharp knife to cut paste
Paper covered Flower wires (26g green & 26g white)
Small Rose petal cutter (there will be a template to use)
Rose leaf cutter & veiner (there will be one to borrow)
Paintbrush (tutor will have one to borrow)
Small amount Cornflour
Small amount of Foil
Small pair of scissors (nail scissors) & wire cutters or strong scissors
Block of flower oasis (covered in cling film)
Good quality Flower paste – like Squires florist paste (white & green) or other make
Cardboard box to take flower spray home
NOTE: Items available from sugarcraft stores or internet. Any queries on the above list please contact Aspire and they will ask the tutor
Are there any additional costs?
Each week you will be given a list of things to bring to each lesson
What can I do next?
If you would like more information about progression or enrolling onto another course, please speak to your tutor or a member of staff by calling 0345 601 01 61 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course LocationAspire Sussex Ltd
Chichester High School Campus