Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Christmas Candle Wreath

This month Marion demonstrated how to make a pomander orange and cinamon rolls
They were wired together with beach leaves, holly, wallnuts and tiny pine cones

Wednesday, 6 February 2013


Well Tuesday night went well so I hear; unfortunately I wasn't able to make it to the meeting but I have got a photo of the teddies, they are soooo cute.... I will try and get hold of some instructions over the next few days but hear are some of the teds made on the night.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Whats on for 2013

Welcome back we have had our planning days and have got some great demonstrations and workshops planned for 2013
We will be starting back on 5th Febuary with Leonie demonstrating Teddies fetch some modleing tools and some icing if you would like to give it a go.
March we are having an evening of Anniversary preparations bringing together sugarcraft work for display and/or making new items, bring your tools and something to work on during the evening.

Saturday  9  March

25th Anniversary celebration (details to be announced)

Michellewill be demonstrating an Anemone,

 Mystery night

we will be having Fiona and Emily demonstrating  Figurines

Saturday 8 June will bring us our first Saturday workshop of the year
Workshop Heather/Marion Mini cakes
Ideas and tips towards the competition Grimms Fairytale cake
location to be confirmed (
Bettywill be making and demonstrating Cold Porcelain
Saturday  13 & 14  July
National Sugarcraft Competition and Exhibition – delivery items Friday 12th  from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday  8  August
Workshop - tba
Marion/Christine – Conference flowers Poppy and carnations
Heather - Piping and stencilling -sugar supplied fetch your tips/nozzles, stencils and a board to have a go
1, 2 & 3
National Sugarcraft Conference –
2nd, 3rd and 4th November 2013 at Nelson
AGM - with tea coffee and cakes and in house competition
Xmas Dinner TBA

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

November Meeting the AGM

We had a really good meeting this year with lots of exciting things planned for the comming year including our 25th Anniversary.
so watch this space...

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

October meeting Piped Royal Iced Basket

This month Heather showed us how to pipe and assemble a royal iced basket with piped flower decorations, ideal as gifts filled with chocolates,

Assembled Base
The finished lid with gumpase gift tag

A few  piped flowers
Some members had a good go at piping the flowers

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Open rose By Marion

This month we had marion demonstratean open rose, this is an image of one complete with leaves

the strings from corn on the cob are dried and then used to make the flower centre

Powder colours are used to dust the petals before assembly
this is a close up of the centre
a close up of the back to show assembly

Monday, 3 September 2012

September meeting

Hi just a note to say Marion will be demonstrating roses tonight, bring your things along if you want to have a go.
Remember  to fetch your Fudge and recipe for the guild challenge.
See you all tonight