I am constantly referring people on the Wilton.com forum to videos on your site. (The ones referred most often are "Cake Construction" and "How to cover a cake with fondant using The Mat". ) New bakers have SO many questions and your videos hit the cake nail right on the head!
I began cake decorating at the age of 56 with the first of the Wilton classes at my local Michaels store. Like many others, it has turned into a passion. I have spent hundreds of hours online learning and videos like those from Sweetwise, Inc. are a blessing.
(p.s. I bought The Mat, but haven't used it yet--I'm looking forward to my next fondant cake!)
Valuable quick reference and idea book for any decorator. Features five of the most popular decorating tip families and explains what each does. Shows the versatility of many tips by presenting varied cake designs. Soft cover, 48 pages.
Create beautiful buttercream flowers with these Russian piping tips.
Using these tip can be tricky at first, it's almost like piping a drop flower. For best results use a stiffer buttercream icing in a piping bag with the tip of your choice.
Place the tip on a 90 degree angle on the surface of the cake or cupcake.
Squeeze the bag until you build a nice base.
Then pull the bag straight up releasing the pressure at the same time.