Sugar Birds

Sugar Birds

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Frances McNaughton shows how to make both cute and realistic sugar birds for cake decorating using sugarpaste and a few simple tools and techniques. First we are introduced to the art of making sugarcraft birds, and then the few basic tools and materials that are required are explained. Then it is straight on to making Macaws, Puffins, Pelicans, Robins, Mallards, Owls and much more. The constituent parts of the birds are shown with the step-by-step instructions, and annotated for clarity, then each finished bird is pictured in all its splendour. Bird lovers will be thrilled to see any of these appealing characters on top of a celebratory cake. The designs will also appeal to makers of polymer clay models.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 150 x 212 x 8mm | 140.61g
  • Search Press Ltd
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 67 colour
  • 1844486729
  • 9781844486724
  • 28,605

About Frances McNaughton

Frances McNaughton demonstrates sugar fairies and making sugarcraft flowers the soft way, and provides workshops to branches of the British Sugarcraft Guild, National Sugarart Association and other sugarcraft clubs. She holds regular classes at her studio in Tunbridge Wells in many aspects of Sugarcraft.

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Review quote

Taking inspiration from the birds in her garden, expert sugarcrafter Frances McNaughton has compiled a collection of 20 birds to create using sugarcraft techniques. Aimed at everyone from the beginner to the expert, Frances' clear instructions will make it easy to produce these amusing, cute cake top decorations. From a simple penguin to more complex swans and owls, whatever your occasion and level of skill, these birds are sure to entertain.-Cakes & Sugarcraft 20 fabulous, original designs for modelled birds, all of which are easy to make. Suitable for anyone as the instructions are very comprehensive. Appealing models include a turkey, hummingbird, cockatoo, eagle and peacock. Wonderful value for money.-Cake Craft & Decoration

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