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Learn how to create intricate, gorgeous gum paste flowers in this intensive two day workshop with luxury cake designer Julie Deffense. She will be teaching students several different flower making techniques, including the Oriental Peony, Parrot Tulip, Rose, Hydrangea and filler buds. You’ll also learn over-piping and lace patterns using royal icing to design an elegant wedding cake. Julie will also be discussing flower arrangement and color choices in this class. grandmother. Originally born in Boston, Julie’s education in Fine Arts brought her to Portugal, where she became an art director and editorial design director for her own magazines. However, living in Portugal sparked her creative talent and reignited her lifelong passion for baking and decorating extraordinary cakes. Julie was able to evolve her career from editorial designer and transition to become a certified expert in elaborate cake artistry. By 2010, she had built a reputation as a renowned luxury cake designer with the establishment of popup cake shops, popular decorating workshops and the launch of her very own cake business. For almost 20 years, Julie and her husband Jacques have resided just outside of Lisbon in beautiful Cascais – which is currently the number one wedding destination in Europe. Julie now divides her time between Portugal and Sarasota, Florida in the United States based on wedding cake season.


<p><b> Sophisticated Gum Paste Flowers and Wedding Cake Workshop with Julie Deffense<b></p> <p><span style="background-color: #FFFF00">This class will only be held at The Wilton School in Darien, IL (Chicagoland area). This is the only location that this class is available.</span> </p> <p>To register, select a class date below and click the <u>REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS</u> link, which will direct you to the Wilton School registration page.</p> <p><b>Tuition:<b> $450| <b>Registration Fee: <b>$150</p> <p><b>Class Time:<b>9:30 AM-5:30 PM</p> <p><b>Sessions:<b></p> <p> 04/14/2018 – 04/15/2018 <span data-toggle='modal' id='041418' onclick="GetID(,'')" data-target="#myModal_Birthday" style="text-decoration:underline;color:#2a6496;">REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS</span></p> <p> <p>Each student must register separately. Please do not purchase a class for multiple people under one account.</p> <p> <a href="">RETURN TO CLASS SEARCH</a></p> <p><b>This class is Intended For: Adults - 21 and over</b></p>