Pressing your quilt blocks correctly is the key to a flawless finish. Learn pro quilter Kelly Ashton’s tricks for setting and pressing seams to prevent bulky seam allowances that will be difficult to stitch over. You’ll also learn the circular approach to pressing, as well as Kelly’s favorite approach: covered convergence.
How to Use Cake Combs
Using a cake or icing comb is an easy way to transform your next buttercream cake! They are available in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, patterns, and materials that can easily create symmetrical designs with one or multiple colors of buttercream. Follow along with cake designer Rachael Teufel as she introduces you to the…Watch Now >>
Internal Structural Support for Your Cake
Every cake baker’s worst nightmare is having their beautiful, tiered cake go viral for crashing to the ground. Although a smooth crumb coat, flawless final coat, and beautiful décor are important, nothing is as vital as having the proper structure. Without it, your cake is at risk of sliding, bulging, and collapsing under the pressure…Watch Now >>
Final Buttercream Coating
A smooth buttercream finish with straight sides is the start to almost every cake design. Join cake designer Rachael Teufel as she demonstrates how to final-coat a buttercream cake after the crumb coat has been applied. A few basic tools are needed to apply the final buttercream coating: – Cake decorating turntable – Offset spatula…Watch Now >>
The crumb coat is the base coat of icing that locks in cake crumbs to create a barrier between the cake and the final coat of icing. It is often an overlooked step of icing a cake. However, without this important layer it would be near impossible to create the pristine buttercream icing we all…Watch Now >>