Which Craftsy Classes Do You Recommend?

Decorating By Kathy107 Updated 12 Apr 2013 , 7:40pm by Kathy107

Kathy107 Posted 18 Mar 2013 , 4:32pm
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Hi.  I loved Elisa Struass' designer handbag Craftsy class.  Which Craftsy classes have you taken and would recommend?  Any compliants with any of these classes?  Thanks. 

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DeliciousDesserts Posted 18 Mar 2013 , 4:35pm
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ASo far, the one I liked the most was the fancy jeweled cake by Mariba Sousa. I didn't care for modern piping. I was lookin for more instruction & tips on piping. It was really more about how to transfer a design & some of the basics I already knew.

kkmcmahan Posted 18 Mar 2013 , 4:41pm
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I have signed up for nine of their classes.  So far I think 'Clean and Simple Cake Design' with Jessica Harris is my favorite.  She has some really good ideas on basics which I had not seen before.
 

Rosie2 Posted 18 Mar 2013 , 5:50pm
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I've signed up to several classes and I like them all, but The Ultimate Rose with Nicholas Lodge it's awesome. He is so detailed and patient when he teaches, and answers all the questions at the forum. I love him!!

sfandm Posted 31 Mar 2013 , 9:41pm
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I have to put my opinion in here now, I bought and watched Jessica Harris' class, and got it for $20, she has a coupon type deal on her blog that you can click on, and it was so worth every penny I spent.

 

She had so many good ideas, and things I never thought I would want to do, ie, MMF on a cake and the upside down cake method, but after watching her, I am going to try one this week.

 

So many good ideas, suggestions, and she even uses PVC pipe as a rolling pin. My 2' piece cost me less than $6, and I cleaned it thouroughly with alcohol and a green scrubbie. She is a very talented woman who knows her cake decorating.

 

I even printed out all her templates she provides and am in the process of covering them with contact paper for a longer lasting template.

 

This was such a wonderful class, all 10 lessons are a total of 3 hours long, but I started and stopped when I wanted, and even watched the 10 between 2 days.

 

Beautiful craftsmanship, and I never imagined a cake could look the way hers did.

 

Off to purchase another one.

 

If you buy this class, you WILL NOT be sorry!!!thumbs_up.gif

Kathy107 Posted 31 Mar 2013 , 10:18pm
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Thanks everyone for your replies.  Thanks sfandm for your detailed review of Jessica Harris' craftsy video and the $20 deal info.  I will be purchasing this one.

Sammy09 Posted 31 Mar 2013 , 10:55pm
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AKara Buntin reviews several on her blog, check them out. Hey Kara if you read this, your cakes look smooth like glass! Do you use Swiss merangue buttercream? Thanks

JanDunlevy Posted 31 Mar 2013 , 11:40pm
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Never bought a bad one. All have been very informational as I am a newbie to decorating. Jessica Harris's has to be the tops though for priceless! 

Rosie2 Posted 1 Apr 2013 , 5:39pm
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I have got to get Jessica Harris' class asap!! I was debating between hers and the Intro to Isomalt class...has anyone taken the Isomalt class? if so, please share icon_smile.gif

ibeeflower Posted 1 Apr 2013 , 7:10pm
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Originally Posted by Sammy09 

Kara Buntin reviews several on her blog, check them out. Hey Kara if you read this, your cakes look smooth like glass! Do you use Swiss merangue buttercream? Thanks

Her reviews are great and very helpful.

Kathy107 Posted 2 Apr 2013 , 12:09am
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AWhere can I find Kara's reviews on her blog? Thanks.

ibeeflower Posted 2 Apr 2013 , 1:44am
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http://www.acaketorememberva.blogspot.com/

 

Today's post (and I think every Monday? not too sure) is a Craftsy review.

Kathy107 Posted 12 Apr 2013 , 7:40pm
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Thanks.  Her reviews are helpful.

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