workshop

Winter/Spring  

Wafer paper, extra fancy cookies, gorgeous new sugar flowers… Maggie is excited for these new classes! We continue our residency at gorgeous River Farm in Alexandria, VA and we are thrilled to be popping into Austin, Texas in March. Workshops are limited to 12 students and all supplies and materials are provided for in-class use. Click the links below for more details and registration information. We hope to see you soon! 

 

Wedding Flowers Intensive– Four day workshop. Learn design, construction, color application of gumpaste classic roses, David Austin roses, hydrangea, and peonies along with Maggie’s signature approach to arrangement.

 

 

Cookies! Big Design (on a small scale)Two-day workshop. Learn handpainting, bas-relief, and cameo techniques on sugar cookies and petite fondant plaques. 

 

 

Fun with Wafer Paper!– Four-day workshop. Learn wafer paper decoration techniques, including punched lace, gathered frills, painting, and steaming, as well as gumpaste peony construction, all on a faux tiered fondant cake. 

 

 

Dahlia with Ranunculus & IvyThree-day workshop. Learn to construct gumpaste dahlia, ranunculus, and ivy, brush with color, and arrange on a single faux cake tier. 

 

 

David Austin Rose & HydrangeaTwo-day workshop. Learn the construction and dusting of gumpaste David Austin roses, hydrangea, and leaves. Also includes a demonstration of arrangement techniques.

 

 

The STATEMENT PeonyTwo-day workshop. Learn the construction and dusting of gumpaste peony, buds, and greenery. Also includes a demonstration of arrangement techniques. 

 

 

Schedule

December 4th – 7th – Wedding Flowers Intensive at River Farm

February 15th & 16th- BIG Design (on a small scale) at River Farm

February 20th – 23rd- Fun with Wafer Paper at River Farm

March 26th & 27th- David Austin Rose & Hydrangea in Austin, TX

March 28th & 29th- The STATEMENT Peony in Austin, TX

April 9th – 12th- Fun with Wafer Paper at River Farm

April 16th – 17th- BIG Design (on a small scale) at River Farm

April 30th – May 2nd- Dahlia with Ranunculus & Ivy at River Farm

May 14th – 17th- Fun with Wafer Paper at River Farm

May 21st – 23rd- Dahlia with Ranunculus & Ivy at River Farm

 

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Video instruction is available on Craftsy.com. Ms. Austin's book, Maggie Austin Cake: Artistry and Technique, is available where books are sold.