Miss America Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Miss America
with Sachiko Windbiel
Skill level: Advanced
HD Lessons: 16
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1. The structure

In this lesson, Sachiko shows us how to put the basic structure for the body together. She does this using her secret but simple method.

For the full tutorial and tools and ingredients see Miss Liberty

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2. Making the body

In this lesson, Sachiko shows us how to start the body using sugarpaste mixed with tylo powder.

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3. Making the straight legs

Here we see Sachiko use a brilliant technique for creating limbs without having to worry about making sure we are using equal amounts of sugarpaste.

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4. Making the bent leg

This requires a different approach to the previous lesson as we are having to form an angle in the leg that looks natural. Pinching and smoothing as she goes. Sachiko shows us how to slowly but surely create a natural bent leg.

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5. Making the chest

Sachiko now makes the kneck and chest. She moulds the shoulder line and structures the body.

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6. Painting the eyes

Painting realistic eyes has never looked so easy! You will be shocked at just how quickly you can achieve the famous Sachiko eyes!

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7. Making the Head

Here Sachiko shows us how to form the face from one piece of sugarpaste using only her fingers. Using a dresden tool and a craft knife she manages to create an adorable child’s face.

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8. Finishing the eyes and face

Firstly, Sachiko finishes the eyes. She uses thin pieces of black sugarpaste to create eye liner along with other little tricks to make the pop. Then it’s time to add some makeup using lovely dusts and soft brushes.

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9. Making the dress

In this lesson, we learn how to make an elegant dress to cover the body using two pieces of sugarpaste.

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10. Making the high heels

Here we see Sachiko make some cute little high heels that are wonderfully simple to make,.

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11. Attaching the head

Now it’s time to attach the head and here we learn how to create a seamless join with the help of a modelling tool and a little sugarpaste.

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12. Making the arms

Sachiko shows us how to make lovely delicate arms that fit firmly onto the model.  The arms can be manipulated into shape while the paste is still soft.

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13. Making the Hair

In this lesson, we learn a very simple but brilliant technique for creating a lovely 1950’s inspired hairstyle.

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14. Making the Crown

As you might have guessed by now, this design has been inspired by the Statue of Liberty and so we begin to make her crown.

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15. Making the Bouquet

Instead of giving her a lantern, Sachiko opts to have her holding a bouquet of flowers. Here we see how to make a lovely miniature flower bouquet with the help of a plunger cutter.

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16. Finishing touches

Here we see Sachiko give the last little touches by adding a lovely scarf and some sparkle to her dress.

Sachiko Windbiel

Sachiko Windbiel

Sachiko Windbiel is the owner of mimicafe Union, based in New York City.  mimicafe Union provides instruction in the creation of fondant cake toppers & figures to cake decorators of all skill levels.  Her artistic skills are self developed and inspired by her childhood fascination with Manga and animation.  Her mix of skill, originality and humour has led to many teaching opportunities, far and wide, as well as many cake show awards and honours.  At her workshops, participants from all over the world can attest to Sachiko’s skill as an instructor and to her enthusiasm for her students.
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