Sacramento, Ca Classes????

Decorating By MoeMoe79 Updated 21 Jan 2016 , 6:26pm by cmlowe

MoeMoe79 Posted 20 May 2010 , 5:11pm
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Does any one know of any classes in the Sacramento, Ca area?? I've taken all four of the Wilton classes, but I would really like to learn how to make beautiful gumpaste flowers and figures and such. Any ideas?? Please icon_biggrin.gif

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catlharper Posted 20 May 2010 , 9:02pm
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Sadly, no. I've been teaching myself thanx to books and YouTube because we just don't have anything available to us except the wilton classes. SIGH. Altho' I did see a sign on the window of Cake Castle on Fair Oaks Blvd that they have classes so maybe???

impala Posted 20 May 2010 , 9:03pm
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Cake Castle sometimes offers classes but they can be really expensive. I have also self taught since we do not have much in Sacramento.

MoeMoe79 Posted 20 May 2010 , 9:23pm
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Thank you! I've been seaching for classes and thought there HAS to be something near here. . .But apparently I'm wrong. Oh, well, I suppose I'll go back to attempting to teach myself

SugarBoy Posted 20 May 2010 , 9:48pm
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impala could teach a class. Have you seen her blog? Gorgeous designs. (BTW: link from forum to her blog is has coding error. There is an "@", needs a ".")

I would be interested in taking a class. It doesn't have to be formal; just a get-together and work on techniques. I'm in Roseville. I'm not good with cakes, but I love to make cookies!

impala Posted 20 May 2010 , 10:10pm
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SugarBoy thank you so much for the nice compliment. I still have lots to learn. I have just started making cookies with fondant. Do you have any pointers on cookies?

Also I fixed the link to my blog. Thank you for the heads up.

carolyn1021 Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 3:43pm
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Have you checked Every Baking Moment in Dixon?  That's not to far from you.

FromScratchSF Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 4:28pm
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Hi!  I'm jumping into the teaching circuit (will be teaching in 2014 in SoCal).  I'm in SF so obviously I don't want to teach anything here, but Sactown would be a possibility.  If any of you have a venue I can look at putting something together (if you are interested).

 

PM me if so.

Sweet_Stuff_Cakery Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 5:13pm
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I have been struggling with learning new techniques and just having other cake buddies to talk to in person. I think we should start a cake club in Sac. Anyone in??? I have a shop we can meet at or we can take turns at different peoples houses. Taste new recipes, practice flower ideas, decorate cookies whatever. 

 

Whatcha think icon_biggrin.gifthumbs_up.gifparty.gificon_lol.gif

kakeladi Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 8:54pm
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I am in central CA and retired.....I"d love to teach a class :)

If you can get together 4 to 8 people and have someplace to meet I'd come up there.

E-mail/PM me for details.

 

OH!  I just noticed this is an OLD post - probably no one still interested :(

IAmPamCakes Posted 7 Aug 2013 , 9:25pm
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AI'm in northern California. An hour north of Sacramento. I would totally be down for a cake club.

wswanliz Posted 8 Aug 2013 , 9:12am
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Here are a couple of suggestions.  Right now I don't see any cake decorating classes listed for East Bay but they do offer them occasionally.

 

flower123 Posted 9 Aug 2013 , 1:17am
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AI have been teaching classes from home and received my cottage food certification. I tried to start a club a while back but not much interest. If u guys want to start something let me know I will get the ball rolling and have a place to have it at. Paula

cmlowe Posted 21 Jan 2016 , 6:26pm
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California CFO/SB Cake & Cookie Design Club - for home and small business bakers where we share design techniques as well as strategies for growing a business.  We meet the 4th Monday of every even numbered month at 6pm in Davis, CA.  Contact Claudia at ClaudiaMarieDesign@ymail.com for more information.

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