Flower Nymph Dress

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Flower Nymph Dress

with Annemarie McNamara
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 14
Decorating time: 3 days
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Bite Sized

Watch Annemarie make her Flower Nymph Dress cake in just one minute!

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Highlights

See some of the best bits from the whole tutorial.

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1. Scarlet pimpernels, Ruscus & Buds

In this lesson Annemarie will show you how to make wired scarlet pimpernel flowers, Ruscus leaves and buds, colour and tape them into small sprays, ready for attaching for the waistband. She will also show you how to make the scarlet pimpernel flowers to attach directly onto the cake bodice.

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2. Anemones & Mimosa

In this lesson Annemarie will show you how to make the wired mimosa stems and delicate wired anemone flowers and how to use colour to create depth to make them more lifelike. She will also show how to make the mimosa to attach directly onto the bodice of the cake.

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3. Texturing the cake board

In this lesson you will learn how to easily create the brick pattern and texture onto the sugarpaste board and achieve a realistic look with colour.

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4. Making the skirt

In this lesson you will learn how the bottom half of the dress (the skirt)  is assembled to give a stable foundation and then shape for the skirt, finish with a neat ganache layer ready to cover with sugarpaste.

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5. Top half of the dress

In this lesson you will learn how to stack and shape the cakes for the bodice, shoulders and neck of the dress and finish with a neat ganache layer ready to cover with sugarpaste.

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6. Covering the shoulders and Skirt

In this lesson you will learn how to cover the neck, shoulders, top of chest and back and skirt of the dress to a good finish with sugarpaste, ready to apply the dress.

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7. Creating the finished Skirt

In this lesson Annemarie will show you how to create the petals for the skirt, how to texture and achieve movement and attach to the skirt base to create the finished skirt of the dress.

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8. Creating the finished Bodice and Sleeves

In this lesson Annemarie will show you how to shape, attach and texture the jacket and bodice of the dress and create and attach the little puffed sleeves to achieve the basic finished dress.

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9. Assembling the Flower Band

In this lesson you will learn how to tape your wired sugar flowers, leaves and buds into an arrangement onto the band and attach to the cake.

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10. Embellishing and finishing the cake

In the final lesson Annemarie will show you how to embellish the bodice with the scarlet pimpernel flowers and mimosa, attach your ribbon and add sparkle to finish off your cake.

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11. Other Ideas

See how to you can adapt your cake for different themes.

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12. PRO Lesson

Learn tips on pricing, portions and transporting your cake, also simple, time saving ideas for sugar anemones and making a flower fairy wand.

Flower Nymph Dress Cake Tutorial

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make this beautiful colourful cake adorned with flowers. Annemarie will show you how to construct your cake layers to create a strong structure, how to achieve the brick effect on your cake board, shape the cake and create the texture and movement in the dress and apply all the details. She will also be teaching you how to make delicate wired sugar flowers and and how to assemble them into a spray for the band for the waist of the dress.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to...

  • Make beautiful lifelike wired sugar flowers
  • Put flowers together into a band/flower crown
  • Create a realistic brick effect on sugarpaste
  • Create texture and movement in the skirt and sleeves of the dress
  • and much, much more

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Annemarie McNamara

Annemarie McNamara