Fay's classes

Cake classes are held in my home, which is based in Mid Calder near Livingston, 15 miles from Edinburgh.

With a maximum of 4 students per class, its the perfect environment to learn in small groups, in a relaxed and friendly environment, we also so offer one to one classes tailor-made to your requirements. 

All tools, materials, and equipment for group classes will be provided for you to use during the class, you will just need to bring a packed lunch for the group classes, light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Each class you will be given a written and photgraphic insturctions for you to take home.

One to One classes lunch will be provided. Please let us know at the time of booking of any special requirements. You may be supplied with a materials list should any additional tools be required, dependent on what you would like to learn. You will be notified of this prior to booking your class.

Below is a list of the classes I currently have on offer, skill level has been given for each class. If under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a full paying adult. 

 For all classes payments are taken via bank transfer, group bookings can either be paid in full or by instalments. 50% due at time of booking to secure your place and the balance 28 days prior to your class. Group classes will only go ahead if 2 or more spaces are taken. One to One classes payment is required in full at time of booking.

Please be aware that once paid, we are unable to refund so please double check travel arrangements and availability before committing to one of our classes.

In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a class ourselves a full refund to the total cost of your class will be given, no other expenses will be given.

 We may wish to take photographs/film during the class. We may use these photographs as we see fit, advertise our classes and share on our social media sites and our website.

The skills learned during your time with us are intended for you to use within your own business and under no circumstances should the class be replicated and taught to your own students.

Gift vouchers available.


Two day Sugar-flowers MASTER CLASS

Date: TBC

Time: 9.30am - 6pm

£350 per person  

 Skill level - Beginner/Intermediate

In this class, you will learn various techniques to create a variety of beautiful modern style flowers. You will work with florist paste, learn how to colour your paste and try out different techniques for veining & petal forming to create natural looking flowers. 

Images are for illustration purposes only. 

You will learn to make

  • David Austin rose
  • Garden rose
  • English style rose
  • Dahlia
  • Open peony
  • Buds & leaves
  • You will use a verity of cutters and veiners 
  • Learn techniques for wiring petals and leaves
  • Best way to dry petals
  • Dusting and steam your creations to bring them to life 
  • Arrange flower arrangement on a pre- covered dummy cake and cake drum

open Peonies & roses

David austin rose

English & garden rose

Two day filler flowers master class

Date: TBC

Time: 9.30am - 6.30pm 

 £350 per person

Skill level - Beginner/Intermediate

In this class, you will learn various techniques to create a variety of beautiful modern style filler flowers. You will work with florist paste, learn how to colour your paste and try out different techniques for veining & petal forming to create natural looking flowers. 

Image for illustration purposes only. 

 

You will learn to make

  • Sweet pea
  • Cosmo
  • Hydrangeas
  • Lavendar
  • Freesias
  • Astilbe
  • Hypericum berries
  • gypsophila/babies breath
  • eucalyptus leaves & seeds
  •  We will also cover the following
  • Learn how to colour your paste to create romantic tones
  • Veining and petal forming to create natural petals
  •  Dust your flowers and leaves to bring them to life
  • Arrange your flowers on a pre-covered dummy and cake board

Date: TBC

Time: 10am - 3pm

5-hour class £125 per person

Skill level- Beginner

This is the perfect class if you are new to flower-paste, during this class you will be guided through the construction of a large stylised rose, and also cover dusting, making of rosebuds, dusting and wired leaves.

You will learn to make

  • Large rose
  • You will work with florist paste
  • learn how to colour your paste to create romantic tones
  •  We will also cover the following
  • Make buds and wired leaves
  • Veining and petal forming to create natural petals
  •  Dust your rose and leaves to bring them to life

large peony

Date: TBC

Time: 10am - 3pm 

 5-hour class £135 per person

Skill level- Beginner

This is the perfect class if you are new to flower-paste, during this class you will be guided through the construction of a large stylised peony.

 We will also cover making buds, leaves and dust your creations.

Image is for illustration only. 

you will learn to make

  • Large peony
  • You will work with florist paste
  • Learn how to colour your paste to create
  • romantic tones
  • We will also cover the following
  • make buds and wired leaves
  • Veining and petal forming to create a natural look
  • Dust your peony and leaves to bring them to life

One to one 2 tier cake basic's

 Time 10 - 5pm

£255 

Skill Level - Beginner

You will learn how to cover a cake in sugar-paste to achieve sharp edges and also cover another cake in buttercream to achive an all buttercream moderm finsih and stack your cakes.

You will be given recipes and sugar- paste charts for covering different sized cakes and cake drums to take home.

You will learn to make

  • Cut, fill and crumbcoat using buttercream on 7" sponges to give a level foundation to your cake
  • Ice your cake using a luxury sugar paste to achieve super sharp edges
  • Colour buttercream
  • Cut fill and cover a 5" cake
  • You will then cover in buttercream to achieve an modern buttercream finish
  • Dowel and stack your cakes 
  • Choose to design a marble or drip effect design
  • Create a small rose & leaves/blossoms
  • Arrange your sugar flower, leaves on your cake

One to one

Do you have something specific you would like to master? I can tailor make a class just for you & your skill level. 

I am delighted to offer private One to One class is based on what you specifically want to learn. Each day is built around your own individual needs and can be adapted from complete beginners to those with more advanced cake decorating skills. Our prices start as indicated below. You can come along with a friend too, please ask for details. Classes can be booked throughout the week and most weekends. Contact us to discuss your requirements and we will put together a tailored learning plan just for you to ensure you get the most out of your time with us.

Start time 10am and finish at 5pm. Price £275 per day for 1 person, you may require two days depending on what you would all like to learn. We offer a longer day should you require more time but can't make the two days, 9am - 7pm. You may be supplied with a materials list should any additional tools be required, dependent on what you would like to learn. You will be provided with a light lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Please let us know at the time of booking of any special requirements.

Images for illustration only. 

sugar-flowers

Wedding cake

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gift vouchers

Why not treat a loved one or a friend to a gift voucher that can be redeemed at any of our cake classes and are valid for one year from date of purchase.

£10, £15, £25, £50, £100 or a class value.?

Please see terms & conditions below.


gift vouchers terms & conditions

How to purchase your gift vouchers

Send us an email or give us a call requesting the value of the vouchers you would like to purchase or class value. Payment is taken via bank transfer, please do not email mail us your bank details.

Once payment is made you will be sent a confirmation email confirming payment has been received, asking for the recipient’s name, email address, and a contact number. A gift voucher will be sent back to you via email or emailed directly to the recipient if you would like a paper voucher please let us know. We aim to email or post all vouchers within 48hrs of receiving payment. Postal vouchers will be sent via Royal Mail recorded delivery and will require a signature. 

What can you spend your vouchers on

You can put your voucher towards one of our classes. We have cake classes suitable for all levels.  You can spend the full amount of your voucher or you can use it as part payment towards a higher value class. You have 12 months from the date of issue to redeem your voucher, this date will be printed on your voucher. 

Gift vouchers cannot be refunded

Unfortunately, no refunds will be given once a voucher has been emailed out. You can transfer the voucher to another recipient but please notify us prior to them using it and we can add their name to our voucher list if they are not on our list the voucher can not be used.

Gift vouchers cannot be exchanged for money.


Contact us using the form below

Send us an email letting us know what class you would like to attend or if you would like a one to one class send us a rough outline of what you would like to learn or give us call to discuss and we will tailor this class around your needs.

GIFT VOUCHERS

Send us an email requesting the value of the vouchers you would like to purchase or class name and value. Please do not email us your bank details. Payment is taken via bank transfer. (see terms & conditions above)

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You may also contact Fay on 01506 884622 or 07944 298607, Monday - Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm. If there is no answer please leave a message with your name and contact number and Fay will call you back.

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Hours


Monday - Friday
10.00am - 6:00pm

Saturday - Sunday
10:00am - 6pm