Our Classes

Learn the basics or expand your skills by registering for these awesome classes and workshops! 

VIB Sweet Spot Admission $225

VIB (Very Important Baker) Sweet Spot entitles you to: Thursday, Sept 5: Morning Session 9 am to 12 noon with 3 Presentations and Afternoon Session 1 pm to 5 pm with 3 Presentations; Evening Reception 6 pm with Presenters, Instructors & Exhibitors; Advance Pre-signup for Additional Fee Classes (Thursday, Friday and Saturday); 2-Day Admission w/ 1 hour early admission to Sales Floor (9 am Friday and Saturday); One FREE Entry to Cake/Cookie Competition, Swag Bag and gifts.

VIB Sweet Spot ~ Cookie Path      VIB Sweet Spot ~ Cake Path

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HOW TO ORDER:

First choose your VIB Sweet Spot Cookie or Cake Path Admission and make your purchase. After you complete your VIB Sweet Spot Admission purchase, then all of the classes will become available for you to return and purchase.

Once you receive your Order Confirmation ~ you can access all your TICKETS and DOWNLOADS by going to your MY ACCOUNT in the gold colored dropdown menu at the top right of the page (next to the Checkout and Shopping Cart Icon). By clicking on MY ACCOUNT, you will be able to view and print your ORDERS, DOWNLOADS & TICKETS.

Classes will be open exclusively to our VIB Sweet Spot registration between  May and June

2019 CCF VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Thursday Sept 5

9 – 9:45 am      TBA with Sherin Rizwan

10 – 10:45 am  Icing Science & Beyond with Jodi Till

11 – 11:45 am    Airbrushing Demonstration w Q & A with Michelle Boyd

Break

1 – 1:45 pm       Bring Your Cookie to the Next Level ~ Dimensional Icing Techniques & Painting with Shirlyn Leong

2 – 2:45 pm      Making Realistic Flowers with Limited Tools & Supplies with Shalie Socher

3 – 3:45 pm        The Fluke and Fortune of Becoming Sugar Dayne with Katy Metoyer

 

2-Day Admission $25

Fee Class registration will open in July for advance 2-Day Admission attendees through August 28

ALL SALES FINAL

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Teachers

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie ~ Huntington Beach, CA

Shalie is an award-winning sugar flower instructor making sugar flowers over 10 years. She has received multiple awards for her floral creations at various shows to include First Place in Masters Division at That Takes the Cake Show and Silver and Bronze awards at Cake International, Birmingham England. Shalie teaches and demonstrates her sugar flower skills at cake shows and shops. She has several tutorials in cake decorating publications. Shalie loves to teach and share how to make your flowers ...

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes ~ Chicago, IL

Chicago area native Michelle Boyd, owner of Good Gracious Cakes, has ALWAYS loved dessert. In 2005, she realized that she could combine her 2 passions ~ art and dessert, and she made the switch from graphic designer & illustrator to full-time sugar artist. Since then, Michelle's award-winning cake designs have been featured in several magazines and blogs such as Cake Masters Magazine, Sweet Magazine, and American Cake Decorating. You may have seen her on several Food Network shows ...

Myriam Sanchez of ChapixCookies ~ Mexico City, Mexico

Myriam Sanchez, best known as Myri from CachpixCookies, is a graphic designer from Mexico, who feels joy creating with her hands and imagination since her childhood. She entered the sugarcraft world in 2008 with the sole desire to decorate cookies for her daughters. She spent many hours perfecting by her own, the passion that would change the course of her live designing and decorating Royal Icing cookies.

She has won many international awards. Some of her creations ...

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn, Rocky Mount, NC

Shirlyn Leong is the owner and decorator behind Cookies Art by Shirlyn. She began teaching herself in 2013. Some of her specialties included hand-painting, character cookies, and pressure piping. She was featured on Lilaloa.com and she has taught classes at CookieCon 2018. Shirlyn has been teaching hands-on and virtual decorating classes since 2015. Her inspirations have come from ...

Laura Saporiti of SugarLand ~ Parma, Italy

Laura Saporiti has been working with passion within the catering field for more than fifteen years, with a marked predilection for pastry, but at the same time holds a solid foundation of artistic training, both practical and theoretical; after attending the Art School she graduated with honors in Art history with a specialization in illuminated manuscripts. Cake design has allowed for both of Laura's passions to come together, and she now works freelance creating cakes for various event planners and private pastry labs ....

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie ~ Overland Park, KS

Nancy Westfall, creator, and owner of The Colorful Cookie, The Colorful Cookie Club and The Colorful Cookie Studio is a cookie decorator turned stencil designer. Nancy began decorating cookies after many years of teaching elementary school. After a period of time spent mastering decorating cookies, she was inspired to use her creativity and knowledge of technology to learn how to design and customize cookie stencils. She experienced a boom in her cookie business ...

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas ~ Charmichael, CA

Jodi Till is the face behind The Floured Canvas, formerly known as Kids to College Cookie Creations. She began her cookie venture in 2013 when she became an empty nester and needed to somehow help finance her two kids through college.

Jodi immediately fell in love with this "art you can eat" and soon thereafter developed a passion to help instill ...

Sherin Rizwan of Cakes en Vogue ~ Seattle, WA

Sherin Rizwan is a Cake Artist from Seattle, WA and specializes in making and teaching Sugar Figurines and Sculpted Cakes. Sherin has been teaching cakes and hand-painted cakes internationally since 2017. Sherin has won several First Place awards for Sculpted Cakes at the Washington Sugar Artist Cake Show in 2016, 2017 and 2018, receiving the Gretchen Mitchell Scholarship Award twice for best Sculpted Cake ...

Katy Metoyer of Sugar Dayne ~ Hermosa Beach, CA

After seeing a platter of decorated cookies at a party, I was hooked and started learning all I could about this new found world of cookies. After experiencing sudden loss, I dove into cookies as a sort of therapy: opening myself up to new possibilities, friendships, and adventures.I do not consider myself an artist and I don't do cookies for the recognition, fame or popularity. I do it to express myself and help myself heal through decorating but mostly to bond with my cookie friends, I am a self-admitted work in progress.

Susanne Michel of SweetArt Fine Swiss Confectioner ~ Costa Mesa, CA

Swiss-educated Pastry Chef and Designer, Susanne Michel was born and raised in a bakery in a little mountain town in Switzerland. Educated in Berne, the capital of Switzerland, as a Pastry Chef and Chocolatier. She has over 20 years experience in pastries, designing wedding cakes, creating showpieces, pulling sugar, petit fours, and chocolates in upscale Swiss chocolate and pastry shops. Also luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants in California such as the Four Seasons, Pascal’s and Le Meridien. As a pastry chef ...

Sept 5 ~ Thursday Morning Classes

Carousel Cake (Cake Part) 9 am ~ 6 pm (8 hrs)

 

Carousel Cake (Cake Part)

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $250

Intermediate level ~ have some decorating experience

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 9 am to 6 pm (8 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate level ~ have some decorating experience

6 min ~ 16 max

This class is a two part class to complete the cake base and carousel cookie horse topper. You can take both classes to fully complete the cake, or you can take either class individually.

In this cake class, you will learn the basic movements of modern overpiping with royal icing, addressing pearls, ropes, barrels, s-scrolls and c-scrolls. You will also see how to pipe miniature roses on cocktail sticks and how to assemble them with leaves. A full glossary of shapes and piping techniques that you will be able to use also with other frostings, like ganache or buttercream.

Most supplies included.

Students will supply: pre-covered round dummy of 6 inches diameter and 3 or 4 inches in height with chamfered round edges – covered in white fondant and resting on a pre-covered cakeboard – 10 inches or larger. Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

 

Facebook: Laura Saporiti SugarLand

Instagram: laurasaporiti

Little Boy Cookie Class 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Litttle Boy Cookie Class

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $220

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

24 max 

1. Demo on how to achieve background effect

2. Pressure Piping with white icing – how to achieve smooth, clean and puffy sections for better painting later

3. Dusting – use petal dust for background shading, body shading and cheek blush

4. Painting – shading and blending techniques, how to use color to achieve different shades

5. Detail Painting – outline, eyes painting, other details

6. Additional – techniques to create glossy effect after painting

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Facebook: Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Cute Fairy Figurine Class 11 am ~ 4 pm (5 hrs)

Cute Fairy Figurine Class

Sherin Rezwan of Cakes en Vogue  $120

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 11 am to 4 pm (5 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

5 min ~ 16 max

In this class you will be able to quickly hand mold a cute figurine, use it as a 3-D topper or on the sides of the cake specifically targetting practical use of creating figurines for budget frendly clients. And also learn to create expressions on faces and learn to edible paint on the Fairy’s wings.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Sherin Rezwan: Cakes en Vogue

Facebook: Cakes en Vogue

Instagram: cakesenvogue

Sept 5 ~ Thursday Afternoon Classes

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 2 pm to 6pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 16 max

One of the hottest trends in the sweets world right now is hand-painting on cookies and cakes. In this 4 hour class, you’ll learn the tips and tricks of hand painting with cocoa butter on royal icing and/or fondant to create these detailed Hogwarts Crests.

In this class, we’ll create at least one full color Hogwarts House Crest cookie (or more as time permits). You’ll learn how to control the medium, tips for mixing and applying colors and some painting basics. We’ll also cover using a Pico projector with an Arkon mount so you’ll be a pro at handling all that fine detail with ease. All skill levels are welcome (I’m not kidding!) and all materials will be provided for use during class. Each student will receive 4 cookies to complete at their own pace.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Michelle Boyd of GOOD GRACIOUS CAKES

Instagram: hellOsugar

Palm Pet Critter Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Palm Pet Critter Cookies

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas  $200

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 9 am to 1 pm and Friday 2 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 12 max

Come learn to make realistic-looking palm-sized critters that you don’t need to feed, clean up after, and your kids will love! In this class you will make a lifelike lizard, hamster and bunny all on your own with step-by-step instruction from me.

We will go over Royal Icing recipe and learn the importance of consistency, piping down to the details to give a realistic look, creating the raised effect, working with transfers, creating texture, fur and scales with your airbrush, detail painting using different painting mediums including all natural food coloring, different methods of transferring artwork over to your cookie, and other little tips and tricks the cookie world has to offer. You’ll be surprised at how fun and doable these are!

Each person will also go home with a goodie bag to help you get started making these unique cookies on your own.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Jodi Till of THE FLOURED CANVAS

Facebooke: The Floured Canvas

Instagram: theflouredcanvas

Character Balloon Cookies 3 pm - 4 pm (1 hr)

Character Balloon Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for  registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 3 pm to 4 pm (1 hour)

(also offered Saturday 2 pm to 3 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level ~ Children to Beginner – no decorating skills

This class is for someone who has never decorated a cookie before, or you are just starting or entry level. Children ages 7 and above.

25 max

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

1. Learn to flood and how to smooth the icing

2. Learn to pipe dot with Wet on Wet technique

3. Learn to pipe eyes

4. Piping some minimal details

5. Adding modeling chocolate molded details

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Facebook: Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Rose Bud Sugar Flower 5 pm - 6 pm (1 hr)

Rose Bud Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $25

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm (1 hour)

(also offered Friday 9 am to 10 am and Friday 11 am to 12 noon)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner – no decorating skills

15 max

Learn the beginning first stage of a rose, the bud. You will learn to work with gumpaste, the supplies and tools used in making flowers. Also learn the basics of flower making, rolling and cutting gumpaste petals, shaping and texturing the petals, hand shaping, assembly of the bud, then add a bit of color for a lifelike flower.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Facebook: Sugar Flowers by Shalie

Cartoon Donut Cookies 5 pm - 6 pm (1 hr)

Cartoon Donut Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

Click on photo for registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm (1 hour)

(also offered  Saturday 5 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level ~ Children to Beginner – no decorating skills

25 max

This class is for someone who has never decorated a cookie before, or you are just starting or entry level. Children ages 7 and above.

1. Learn to flood and how to smooth the icing

2. Piping details with different icing consistency – eyes, leaves, teeth, ears, mouth

3. Adding modeling chocolate molded details

 

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Facebook: Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Sept 6 ~ Friday Morning Classes

Carousel Cake (Cookie Part) 9 am ~ 2 pm (5 hrs)

 

Carousel Cake (Cookie Part)

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $200

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 2 pm (5 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

7 min ~ 20 max

This class is a two part class to complete the cake base and carousel cookie horse topper. You can take both classes to fully complete the cake, or you can take either class individually.

In this cookie class, you will learn how to create a bas-relief figure on a cookie through pressure piping by using only one consistency of royal icing without the need for any nozzle. You will also see how to enhance the 3-D effect by hand painting with dust colors mixed with alcohol. Correct tracing practice will also be addressed.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

 

Facebook: Laura Saporiti SugarLand

Instagram: laurasaporiti

Isomalt Balloon Animal 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Isomalt Balloon Animal

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 16 max

In this class we’ll get really comfortable with blown sugar techniques, (and a few easy pulled sugar techniques) and then put them together to create this fun Isomalt balloon animal. Practice your isomalt skills and end up with the cutest project ever! A little sugar experience is helpful, but not necessary. All skill levels welcome. Students must be 12 years or older.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Michelle Boyd of GOOD GRACIOUS CAKES

Instagram: hellOsugar

Autumn Girl Cookie 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Autumn Girl Cookie

Shirlyn Leong of Coolies Art by Shirlyn  $235

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

24 max 

1. 2-D Painting – shading and blending techniques, how to use color to achieve different shades, outline

2. Wood bark frame – how to create wood bark effect, shading with color dusts

3. Wafer paper flowers

4. How to mold flowers, leaves and butterfly with modeling chocolate

5. Detail Piping

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Facebook: Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

The Art of Sugar Dayne-ing 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Ocean Friends Cookies

Katy Metoyer of Sugar Dayne  $200

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

12 min – 16 max

Come think out of the box with me as we create a unique set of Ocean Friends ~ my way.

Mama Manta Ray and her baby, The Infamous Miss Hammerhead, Sugar Dayned Nautilus & Conch, The Great White (my spirit animal), Starfish and Sand Dollar.

We will create this set from boring blanks into embellished beauties using: different consistency of Royal Icing, crafting wafer paper and fondant embellishments, advanced airbrushing, stenciling, painting with edible gold, using edible markers and cut wafer paper.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Katy Metoyer of SUGAR DAYNE

Instagram: sugardayne

Palm Pet Critter Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Palm Pet Critter Cookies

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas  $200

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm and Friday 2 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 12 max

Come learn to make realistic-looking palm-sized critters that you don’t need to feed, clean up after, and your kids will love! In this class you will make a lifelike lizard, hamster and bunny all on your own with step-by-step instruction from me.

We will go over Royal Icing recipe and learn the importance of consistency, piping down to the details to give a realistic look, creating the raised effect, working with transfers, creating texture, fur and scales with your airbrush, detail painting using different painting mediums including all natural food coloring, different methods of transferring artwork over to your cookie, and other little tips and tricks the cookie world has to offer. You’ll be surprised at how fun and doable these are!

Each person will also go home with a goodie bag to help you get started making these unique cookies on your own.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Jodi Till of THE FLOURED CANVAS

Facebooke: The Floured Canvas

Instagram: theflouredcanvas

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Cricut Design Space 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookie Stencils in Cricut Design Space

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Saturday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

16 max

In this half day class, we will use Cricut Design Space software to design several cookie stencils. You’ll learn how to use the most important tools in the software to design a background stencil, a stencil with words, and a PYO stencil. We’ll design stencils with bridges and silk screen stencils. Bring your laptop and we’ll have some fun designing stencils!

NOTE: A laptop computer is required. You do not need to bring your cutting machine to the Creative Cookie Festival. Cutting machines will be available for instructor demo purposes.

You WILL finish this class with the skills and confidence to cut stencils of your own! It will change the way you “cookie” and help you grow your cookie biz! You’ll receive a coupon for 50% off your purchase of digital designs at the www.thecolorfulcookie.com and your swag bag will be full of awesome goodies!

This class is for you if… you use a Cricut cutting machine and Cricut Design Space software.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Laptop computer.

Nancy Westfall of THE COLORFUL COOKIE

Facebook: The Colorful Cookie

Instagram: thecolorfulcookie

Miniature Cakes for Weddings, Desserts and Favors with Different Design Themes Class 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Miniature Cakes for Weddings, Desserts and Favors with Different Design Themes Class

Susanne Michel of Sweer Art, Fine Swiss Confectiner  $185

Intermediate – some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

10 min ~ 12 max 

In this Fondant Decor Hands-on Workshop, you will learn and create your own miniature two-tier Wedding Cake, including masking and covering the mini cakes with Fondant and creating roses and decor accents.

You will also learn how to make mini bows, flourishes and other themed decor accents. Many different styles and ideas for miniature cakes will be presented ~ square gift box and round ~ for you to use as Wedding Cakes, Favors or Special Event Desserts.

You will leave this workshop with your own unique completed Mini Cake.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Instagram: sweetartfineswissconfectioner

Facebook: Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Rose Bud Sugar Flower 9 am ~ 10 am (1 hr)

Rose Bud Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $25

Beginner – no decorating skills

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 9 am to 10 am (1 hour)

(also offered Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm and Friday 11 am to 12 noon)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner – no decorating skills

15 max

Learn the beginning first stage of a rose, the bud. You will learn to work with gumpaste, the supplies and tools used in making flowers. Also learn the basics of flower making, rolling and cutting gumpaste petals, shaping and texturing the petals, hand shaping, assembly of the bud, then add a bit of color for a lifelike flower.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Facebook: Sugar Flowers by Shalie

Rose Bud Sugar Flower 11 am ~ 12 pm (1 hr)

Rose Bud Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $25

Beginner – no decorating skills

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 11 am to 12 pm (1 hour)

(also offered Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm and Friday 9 am to 10 am)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner – no decorating skills

15 max

Learn the beginning first stage of a rose, the bud. You will learn to work with gumpaste, the supplies and tools used in making flowers. Also learn the basics of flower making, rolling and cutting gumpaste petals, shaping and texturing the petals, hand shaping, assembly of the bud, then add a bit of color for a lifelike flower.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Facebook: Sugar Flowers by Shalie

Sept 6 ~ Friday Afternoon Classes

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 16 max

One of the hottest trends in the sweets world right now is hand-painting on cookies and cakes. In this 4 hour class, you’ll learn the tips and tricks of hand painting with cocoa butter on royal icing and/or fondant to create these detailed Hogwarts Crests.

In this class, we’ll create at least one full color Hogwarts House Crest cookie (or more as time permits). You’ll learn how to control the medium, tips for mixing and applying colors and some painting basics. We’ll also cover using a Pico projector with an Arkon mount so you’ll be a pro at handling all that fine detail with ease. All skill levels are welcome (I’m not kidding!) and all materials will be provided for use during class. Each student will receive 4 cookies to complete at their own pace.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Michelle Boyd of GOOD GRACIOUS CAKES

Instagram: hellOsugar

Frilly Peony Sugar Flower 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Frilly Peony Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $150

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

15 max

Learn to make a frilly peony with cutters and tools to add the texture, shaping petals for a natural look, hand shaping the center and how to make stamens. Learn petal dusting to shade and highlight petals and assembly of the flower.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Facebook: Sugar Flowers by Shalie

Give Thanks Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Give Thanks Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $250

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

24 max 

1. Airbrushing – airbrush with stencil, airbrush painting – wood grain effect, shading

2. Painting – detail painting with color and gold powder

3. Lettering – how to pipe letters

4. Stained glass effect

5. Needle Point Piping -using needle point silicone mat

6. Wet on Wet technique

7. Eyelet Lace technique

8. Quilting technique

9. Brush Embroidery technique

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Facebook: Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Palm Pet Critter Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Palm Pet Critter Cookies

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas  $200

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm and Friday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 12 max

Come learn to make realistic-looking palm-sized critters that you don’t need to feed, clean up after, and your kids will love! In this class you will make a lifelike lizard, hamster and bunny all on your own with step-by-step instruction from me.

We will go over Royal Icing recipe and learn the importance of consistency, piping down to the details to give a realistic look, creating the raised effect, working with transfers, creating texture, fur and scales with your airbrush, detail painting using different painting mediums including all natural food coloring, different methods of transferring artwork over to your cookie, and other little tips and tricks the cookie world has to offer. You’ll be surprised at how fun and doable these are!

Each person will also go home with a goodie bag to help you get started making these unique cookies on your own.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Jodi Till of THE FLOURED CANVAS

Facebooke: The Floured Canvas

Instagram: theflouredcanvas

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 2 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

16 max

In this half day class, we will use Silhouette Studio software to design several cookie stencils. You’ll learn how to use the most important tools in the software to design a background stencil, a stencil with words, and a PYO stencil. We’ll design stencils with bridges and silk screen stencils. Bring your laptop and we’ll have some fun designing stencils!

NOTE: A laptop computer is required. You do not need to bring your cutting machine to the Creative Cookie Festival. Cutting machines will be available for instructor demo purposes.

You WILL finish this class with the skills and confidence to cut stencils of your own! It will change the way you “cookie” and help you grow your cookie biz! You’ll receive a coupon for 50% off your purchase of digital designs at the www.thecolorfulcookie.com and your swag bag will be full of awesome goodies!

This class is for you if… you use a Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and Silhouette Studio software.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Laptop computer.

Nancy Westfall of THE COLORFUL COOKIE

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Llama Party Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Llama Party Cookies

Myrium Sanchez of ChapixCookies  $199

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Saturday 9 am to 1 pm and Saturday 3 pm to 7 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

12 min ~ 16 max

If you are interested in learning more about how to decorate your cookies with Royal Icing, a cute puffy look, no craters and dents. Come and join me in this hands-on class, where I’ll guide you step by step on how to make it.

Learn how to identify the right Royal Icing consistencies for this set.

We’ll dive into the layered decoration to achieve a non outlined 2-D look.

Learn about my non outlined flooding method and how to improve your skills to embellish your cookies.

We’ll play with several decorating options among them, dusts, edible markers, flower transfers and my favorite ones: Sprinkles! If you own gazillions of them and yet don’t know where to place them, it’s time to bring them out! In this set we’ll use some of them in our favor to give that special touch to our work saving time.

At the end of the class, you’ll take your cookies home.

All supplies included. You will receive Cookie & Royal Icing recipes and certificate of completion.

ALL TOOLS AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED FOR CLASSROOM USE ONLY. Video recording / streaming are not allowed during class.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Myriam Sanchez of CHAPIXCOOKIES

Instagram: chapixcookies

Working with Chocolate ~ Designing Chocolate Name Cards for Birthdays, Weddings and Special Events 2 pm - 5:30 pm (3.5 hrs)

 

Working with Chocolate ~ Designing Chocolate Name Cards for Birthdays, Weddings and Special Events

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $165

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission  to purchase this class.

Friday 2 pm to 5:30 pm (3.5 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – some decorating experience

10 min ~ 16 max 

In this fun hands-on Chocolate and Decorating Class you will learn tempering and working with Coverture Chocolate that is easy and simple ~ taking the mystery out of the Art of Chocolate.

You will learn the cutting out different shapes and sizes of chocolate to use for Birthdays, Weddings and a multitude of Special Occasions. We will cover many decorating techniques that include stencils, stamps, gold brushing and piping. You will be inspired by the presentation of numerous samples and ideas to design your personalized Chocolate Cards.

You will proud to bring home three different cards you will create in this class.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Instagram: sweetartfineswissconfectioner

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Swallowtail Butterfly Cookie 3 pm ~ 7 pm (4 hrs)

Swallowtail Butterfly Cookie

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $160

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Friday 3 pm to 7 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

9 min ~ 20 max

In this cookie class, you will learn a very effective and super easy technique to create realistic, texturized, super fine and delicate butterfly decorations using royal icing. How to easily create a persuasive and fast wood effect. In addition, you will see how to pipe some lovely romantic miniature roses.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

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Sept 7 ~ Saturday Morning Classes

Filigree Lace Cake 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

 

Filigree Lace Cake

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $160

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

9 min ~ 20 max

In this class, you will learn how to easily create a wonderful customized lace effect for your cakes and cookies, through free-hand royal icing piping without using any nozzle. I will guide you step-by-step through a wow-effect technique for creating your own personal design with few tools and no hassle! 

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Laura Saporiti of SugarLand

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Jasmines Sugar Flower 9 am ~ 11 pm (2 hrs)

Jasmines Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $100

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 11 pm (2 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

10 max

Learn a 5 petal filler flower which is fantastic with many floral arrangements for cakes. Cut petals then hand shape with a couple tools, shaping to add movement, make flower centers, learn to make buds, leaves and how to petal dust the flowers and leaves and lastly assembly.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

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Llama Party Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Llama Party Cookies

Myrium Sanchez of ChapixCookies  $199

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 2 pm to 6 pm and Saturday 3 pm to 7 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

12 min ~ 16 max

If you are interested in learning more about how to decorate your cookies with Royal Icing, a cute puffy look, no craters and dents. Come and join me in this hands-on class, where I’ll guide you step by step on how to make it.

Learn how to identify the right Royal Icing consistencies for this set.

We’ll dive into the layered decoration to achieve a non outlined 2-D look.

Learn about my non outlined flooding method and how to improve your skills to embellish your cookies.

We’ll play with several decorating options among them, dusts, edible markers, flower transfers and my favorite ones: Sprinkles! If you own gazillions of them and yet don’t know where to place them, it’s time to bring them out! In this set we’ll use some of them in our favor to give that special touch to our work saving time.

At the end of the class, you’ll take your cookies home.

All supplies included. You will receive Cookie & Royal Icing recipes and certificate of completion.

ALL TOOLS AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED FOR CLASSROOM USE ONLY. Video recording / streaming are not allowed during class.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Myriam Sanchez of CHAPIXCOOKIES

Instagram: chapixcookies

Spring Girl Figurine 9 am ~ 3 pm (6 hrs)

Spring Girl Figurine

Sherin Rizwan of Cakes en Vogue  $165

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 3 pm (6 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

5 min -16 max

In this class you will be able to quickly hand mold a standing figurine, use it as a 3-D toppers. And also learn to create expressions on faces and learn to edible paint on Fondant.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Sherin Rezwan: Cakes en Vogue

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Turtle-y Awesome Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Turtle-y Awesome Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $200

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level ~ Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

24 max

1. Understanding of icing consistancy that make the difference

2. Dimensional piping using colored icing

3. Piping method to create clean, puffy and smooth sections.

4. Details piping and painting

5. Painting techniques on how to do shading to make your designs pop up

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

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Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Thursday 2 pm to 6 pm and Friday 2 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 16 max

One of the hottest trends in the sweets world right now is hand-painting on cookies and cakes. In this 4 hour class, you’ll learn the tips and tricks of hand painting with cocoa butter on royal icing and/or fondant to create these detailed Hogwarts Crests.

In this class, we’ll create at least one full color Hogwarts House Crest cookie (or more as time permits). You’ll learn how to control the medium, tips for mixing and applying colors and some painting basics. We’ll also cover using a Pico projector with an Arkon mount so you’ll be a pro at handling all that fine detail with ease. All skill levels are welcome (I’m not kidding!) and all materials will be provided for use during class. Each student will receive 4 cookies to complete at their own pace.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Michelle Boyd of GOOD GRACIOUS CAKES

Instagram: hellOsugar

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Cricut Design Space 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookie Stencils in Cricut Design Space

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

16 max

In this half day class, we will use Cricut Design Space software to design several cookie stencils. You’ll learn how to use the most important tools in the software to design a background stencil, a stencil with words, and a PYO stencil. We’ll design stencils with bridges and silk screen stencils. Bring your laptop and we’ll have some fun designing stencils!

NOTE: A laptop computer is required. You do not need to bring your cutting machine to the Creative Cookie Festival. Cutting machines will be available for instructor demo purposes.

You WILL finish this class with the skills and confidence to cut stencils of your own! It will change the way you “cookie” and help you grow your cookie biz! You’ll receive a coupon for 50% off your purchase of digital designs at the www.thecolorfulcookie.com and your swag bag will be full of awesome goodies!

This class is for you if… you use a Cricut cutting machine and Cricut Design Space software.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Laptop computer.

Nancy Westfall of THE COLORFUL COOKIE

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Creative Chocolate ~ Working with Chocolate to Create Decorated Chocolate Box 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Creative Chocolate ~ Working with Chocolate to Create Decorated Chocolate Box

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $185

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 9 apm to 1 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

10 min ~ 16 max 

This class is for people who are passionate about chocolate, creativity and art!

In this Chocolate workshop you will learn techniques, methods and textures and how to work with and temper Coveture Chocolate in a simple way that demystifies working with chocolate.

You will learn to create beautiful Chocolat Boxes, including techniques such as pouring molds, cutting shapes, marble designs and methods of chocolate designs ~ walking through the  step by step processes. The ideas are endless as to what you can create with Couveture Chocolate ~ from favors to cards, art and showpieces.

You will be proud to take home your own personalized Chocolate Box with a special finish and handmade decor in Royal Icing and Fondant.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Instagram: sweetartfineswissconfectioner

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Sept 7 ~ Saturday Afternoon Classes

Victorian Filigree Cookie Cameos 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Victorian Filigree Cookie Cameos

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $160

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class. 

Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

9 min ~ 20 max

In this cookie class, you will learn how to create an amazing see-through look for a guaranteed WOW effect. You will recreate a Victorian-style ivory filigree cameo appearance through overlapping layers of delicate royal icing for a wonderful and elegant 3-D effect. Don’t be tricked into thinking this is very difficult, because you will be amazed how easy it is when using the right piping techniques I will show you!

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

 

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Instagram: laurasaporiti

Cymbidium Orchid Sugar Flower 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Cymbidium Orchid Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $150

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

10 max

Learn to make a beautiful focal flower with the leaves for any occasion cake or decoration. Learn to cut and shape petals with cutters and veiners plus hand shaping different parts of the flower. Learn petal dusting techniques to add and blend colors for a natural lifelike flower.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

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Character Balloon Cookies 2 pm - 3 pm (1 hr)

Character Balloon Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level ~ Children to Beginner – no decorating skills

Click on photo for registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 2 pm to 3 pm (1 hour)

(also offered Thursday 3 pm to 4 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

This class is for someone who has never decorated a cookie before, or you are just starting or entry level. Children ages 7 and above.

25 max 

1. Learn to flood and how to smooth the icing

2. Learn to pipe dot with Wet on Wet technique

3. Learn to pipe eyes

4. Piping some minimal details

5. Adding modeling chocolate molded details

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

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Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 2 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

16 max

In this half day class, we will use Silhouette Studio software to design several cookie stencils. You’ll learn how to use the most important tools in the software to design a background stencil, a stencil with words, and a PYO stencil. We’ll design stencils with bridges and silk screen stencils. Bring your laptop and we’ll have some fun designing stencils!

NOTE: A laptop computer is required. You do not need to bring your cutting machine to the Creative Cookie Festival. Cutting machines will be available for instructor demo purposes.

You WILL finish this class with the skills and confidence to cut stencils of your own! It will change the way you “cookie” and help you grow your cookie biz! You’ll receive a coupon for 50% off your purchase of digital designs at the www.thecolorfulcookie.com and your swag bag will be full of awesome goodies!

This class is for you if… you use a Silhouette Cameo cutting machine and Silhouette Studio software.

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Laptop computer.

Nancy Westfall of THE COLORFUL COOKIE

Facebook: The Colorful Cookie

Instagram: thecolorfulcookie

Isomalt Balloon Animal 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Isomalt Balloon Animal

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

6 min ~ 16 max

In this class we’ll get really comfortable with blown sugar techniques, (and a few easy pulled sugar techniques) and then put them together to create this fun Isomalt balloon animal. Practice your isomalt skills and end up with the cutest project ever! A little sugar experience is helpful, but not necessary. All skill levels welcome. Students must be 12 years or older.

All supplies included.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Michelle Boyd of GOOD GRACIOUS CAKES

Instagram: hellOsugar

Design Your Own Chocolate Frame Christmas Card with Royal Icing & Fondant Class 2 pm - 3:30 pm (1.5 hrs)

Design Your Own Chocolate Frame Christmas Card with Royal Icing & Fondant Class

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $65

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 2 pm to 3:30 pm (1.5 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

10 min ~ 20 max

Design your own beautiful and personalized Chocolate Frame Christmas Card. After a short presentation full of inspiration, you will have fun creating your own chocolate frame card. When finished, you will proudly take home a unique gift card in a box.

It’s the perfect homemade Christmas gift card, personalized to give to friends or as a  hostess gift ~ unique and delicious to eat!

All supplies included.

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Instagram: sweetartfineswissconfectioner

Facebook: Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Llama Party Cookies 3 pm - 7 pm (4 hrs)

 

Llama Party Cookies

Myrium Sanchez of ChapixCookies  $199

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

Click on photo for registration. You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 3 pm to 7  pm (4 hours)

(also offered Friday 2 pm to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

12 min ~ 16 max

If you are interested in learning more about how to decorate your cookies with Royal Icing, a cute puffy look, no craters and dents. Come and join me in this hands-on class, where I’ll guide you step by step on how to make it.

Learn how to identify the right Royal Icing consistencies for this set.

We’ll dive into the layered decoration to achieve a non outlined 2-D look.

Learn about my non outlined flooding method and how to improve your skills to embellish your cookies.

We’ll play with several decorating options among them, dusts, edible markers, flower transfers and my favorite ones: Sprinkles! If you own gazillions of them and yet don’t know where to place them, it’s time to bring them out! In this set we’ll use some of them in our favor to give that special touch to our work saving time.

At the end of the class, you’ll take your cookies home.

All supplies included. You will receive Cookie & Royal Icing recipes and certificate of completion.

ALL TOOLS AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED FOR CLASSROOM USE ONLY. Video recording / streaming are not allowed during class.

Students will supply: Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Myriam Sanchez of CHAPIXCOOKIES

Instagram: chapixcookies

Decorate Your Own Chocolate Birthday Card with Royal Icing & Fondant Class 4:30 pm - 6 (1.5 hrs)

Decorate Your Own Chocolate Birthday Card with Royal Icing & Fondant Class

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $65

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 4:30 pm to 6 pm (1.5 hours)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level

10 min ~ 20 max 

Decorate your own beautiful and personalized Chocolate Birthday Card. After a short presentation full of inspiration, you will have fun creating your own chocolate card. When finished, you will proudly take home a unique gift card in a box.

It’s the perfect homemade chocolate gift card for special Birthdays or Events ~ unique and delicious to eat!

All supplies included.

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Instagram: sweetartfineswissconfectioner

Facebook: Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner

Cartoon Donut Cookie 5 pm ~ 6 pm (1 hrs)

Cartoon Donut Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

Click on photo for registration You are required to purchase VIB Sweet Spot Admission to purchase this class.

Saturday 5 pm to 6 pm (1 hour)

(also offered Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm)

ALL SALES FINAL

Any skill level ~ Children to Beginner – no decorating skills

25 max

This class is for someone who has never decorated a cookie before, or you are just starting or entry level. Children ages 7 and above.

1. Learn to flood and how to smooth the icing

2. Piping details with different icing consistency – eyes, leaves, teeth, ears, mouth

3. Adding modeling chocolate molded details

All supplies included.

Students will supply:  Suitable packaging for transporting home is advised.

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Facebook: Cookies Art by Shirlyn

Instagram: cookiesartbyshirlyn

Teacher Application

For a Teacher Application, please email us at info@creative-cookie-fest.com with your name, business name, teaching experience and brief class description & price for consideration.

Location

Oregon Convention Center

777 NE MLK Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 79232

Contact

(541) 574-8000
info@creative-cookie-fest.com

Hours

Thurs : 9 am–5 pm (classes only)

Fri : 10 am–6 pm

VIB Sweet Spot: 9 - 6

Sat : 10 am–6 pm

VIB Sweet Spot: 9 - 6