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Decorating Classes

If you want to learn all the secreats to making your own spectacular cakes,
Kathleen teaches decorating classes at Hobby Lobby at South Park Meadows.
Click for more information and a class schedule!




Course 1: Decorating Basics Reminder


What to bring to lesson 1:


Wilton Decorating Basics Student Kit

1 lb can Wilton ready to use Decorator Icing

6 plain flat cookies with smooth top surface

Box to transport cookies home

Apron (optional)

Pen or pencil and paper for taking notes


Damp cloth (to keep hands clean)

1 gallon size baggie for carrying dirty items home (optional)


Course 2: Flowers and Cake Design Reminder


What to bring to lesson 1:


Wilton Flowers and Cake Design Kit 2

2 Tablespoons vegetable shortening

1 package Wilton Ready to use Gum paste

Tablespoon and ¼ teaspoon measuring spoons

1 package Wilton neon fondant

1 tablespoon cornstarch

9” rolling pin with spacer rings

Wilton tapered spatula

Wilton angled Spatula

5 quart-size baggies

1 gallon size baggie

Wilton Practice Board

Pen or pencil and paper for taking notes

Plastic wrap

Damp cloth for keeping hands clean

Box to take home flowers

Small container with tight fitting lid

Apron (optional)


1 tablespoon powdered sugar


Course 3: Gum paste and Fondant Reminder


What to bring to lesson 1:


Wilton Gum Paste & Fondant Student Kit

1 Wilton Ready-To-Use Fondant (24 oz)

1 Wilton Ready -To-Use Gum Paste

Wilton Roll and Cut Mat

Practice Board

Wilton 9” Rolling Pin with Spacer Rings

Wilton Tapered or Angled Spatula

Rolling Pin (Wilton 20” preferred)

Wilton Yellow Sparkling Sugar

Styrofoam cup

Facial tissue

Box to take home bow (at least 8 inches square and 4 inches high)


Corsage pin

Small amount of white vegetable shortening

Damp cloth

25 Napkins or paper towels

6 gallon-size plastic zipper food storage bags

6 quart-size plastic zipper food storage bags

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Thick spaghetti (#5 is best)

Small container & tight-fitting lid for gum-glue adhesive


Course 4: Advanced Gum paste and Fondant Flowers Reminder


What to bring to lesson 1:

Advanced Gum Paste Flowers Student Kit
1 package of Wilton Gum Paste
1 package Neon Fondant Multi-pack
Gum Paste Flower Drying Rack
9 in. Tapered Spatula
4-inch Flower Forming Cups
9 in. Fondant Roller with Guide Rings
Decorator Brush
Gum Paste Storage Board
10-Pc. Gum Paste/Fondant Tool Set or the Following Tools from Previous Courses:
Veining Tool
Ball Tool
Thick Pointed Modeling Stick
White Vegetable Shortening
Damp Cloth
Paper napkins
2 1-Gallon Ziploc Bags
5 1-quart Ziploc Bags
Needle Nose Pliers
Small plastic cup
Filled dusting pouch (1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 tablespoon powdered sugar)
Gum Glue Adhesive (recipe given in class)
Small plastic container with tight fitting lid