Clematis Sugar Flowers Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Clematis Sugar Flowers
with Ashwini Sarabhai
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 13
Decorating time: 2 hours
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1. Inner Stamens

In this lesson, Ashwini shows a quick way to make the short inner stamens of the flower.

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2. Outer stamens

Ashwini now shows how to make the outer longer stamens and shape them.

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3. Dusting and Assembling Stamens

In this lesson, Ashwini shows how to dust both the shorter and longer stamens. She also shows how to put both of them together.

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4. Making Petals

Ashwini now starts making and shaping the petals.

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5. Dusting Petals

Dusting gives life to a flower. Here Ashwini shows how she dusts the petals with lovely shades of purple.

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6. Assembling flower

In this lesson, Ashwini shows how to assemble the stamens and petals together to make a beautiful flower.

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7. Making Leaves

Leaves complete the flower. Ashwini now starts making the leaves in this lesson.

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8. Dusting and Glazing Leaves

Ashwini now shows how to dust and glaze the leaves giving them a sheen.

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9. Finishing touches

Finally, Ashwini shows us how she puts the leaves together along with the flower and gives finishing touches to make it look more real.

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10. Other Ideas

Ashwini shares some other ideas for making and arranging these pretty Clematis flowers.

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11. PRO Lesson

Everything a Pro needs to know about pricing and more for these flowers. Ashwini also tells how she would make different colour Clematis in this lesson.

Clematis Sugar Flowers Tutorial by Ashwini Sarabhai

Clematis are among the most popular and attractive flowering vines grown. They also vary with different flowering forms, colours and blooming seasons.
In this class, renowned Sugar Flower Artist, Ashwini Sarabhai, will show us how to make a pretty 4 petal purple clematis. 

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make center stamens and shape wired petals for a Clematis
  • Perfect and detail dusting with petal dusts to give a realistic look to the flower
  • Make and put together the leaves
  • Assemble all elements together
  • and lots, lots more

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Ashwini Sarabhai

Ashwini Sarabhai

An award winning cake artist, Ashwini, is the name behind “The Dream Cakes”. She has been working on Cake Art for more than a decade and her style of decorating cakes is unique and has been acknowledged across the globe.   She is an Approved Teacher by the prestigious International Cake Exploration Society, ICES An innovator, she is the Pioneer to have started India’s first Online Cake Academy in 2012 and since then she has trained thousands of students in Virtual demonstrations and workshops. Apart from her own academy, The Dream Cakes, Ashwini’s Tutorials have also been featured and are a part of the Cakeflix and Sugar Street Studios – Cake Decorating Academies in the UK. Along with this, she has also held classes and demonstrations at various Cake shows.   She was also instrumental in launching Sugar Magazine, India’s first cake art magazine to showcase and promote the immense talent in India. She has been awarded the Top 10 Cake Artist in India by Cake Masters Magazine, UK for 2 years in a row, 2017 and 2018.   Ashwini was also the finalist in the prestigious Cake Masters Magazine Awards 2018 and 2019, aka Cake Oscars, in the Sugar Flowers Category.   She has been on the judging panel for Cake awards and competitions across the globe (Indian Cake Awards, Top 100 India Homebakers Awards, ByBora International Online Competition and many more ). She has been featured in many National/International magazines, newspapers and TV Shows. Ashwini was a part of the team of Artists to work on the Incredible India Welcome display at Cake International, Birmingham, UK - 2019.   Diversifying and making use of her experience and knowledge, she has entered the product manufacturing segment and has successfully launched a first of its kind in the world, unique and versatile product named ShineLine. This is a ready to use metallic piping gel which aims at making work easy and brilliant for a cake decorator.
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