Sugarcraft - Seasonal Flowers - Mansfield Woodhouse Library - Community Learning

Mansfield Woodhouse Library, Mansfield

Key details

Date -
Sessions Tuesdays: 10am - 12pm
No. sessions 6
Venue Mansfield Woodhouse Library, Mansfield
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost FREE - £36

About this course

This course is a follow on course to the sugar craft flower making. You will progress with familiar skills and learn new techniques using sugar florist paste. You will produce a Dahlia flower, the perfect edition to any celebration cake.  Previous experience of sugar craft will be required to attend the course. 


During the course, we will:

• Produce the bud for the dahlia

• Produce the inner petals of the dahlia

• Produce the free hand petals for texture and realism 

• Produce the wired inner petals for the dahlia

• Produce the wired outer petals for the dahlia

• Learn how to dust the flower to add dimension 

• Learn how to make foliage for the dahlia petal


Learners will need to bring basic sugar craft resources such as rolling board and rolling pin, cell-pad, ball tool, edible glue, sugar florist paste, colours of choice, corn flour duster, wire 18 gauge and 24 or 26 gauge. Wire cutters, scissors, paint brushes and dusting powders of choice.

Daisy cutter, rose petal cutter, sunflower cutter, dahlia cutter and a dresden tool.  

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information  https://www.inspireculture.org.uk/skills-learning/funding-your-courses/

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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