Sugar Birds

Sugar Birds

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Description

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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 150 x 212 x 8mm | 140.61g
  • Search Press Ltd
  • Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 67 colour illustrations
  • 1844486729
  • 9781844486724
  • 17,645

About Frances McNaughton

Frances McNaughton's sugarcraft books have become international bestsellers. She has been a tutor and demonstrator for many years, teaching all aspects of sugarcraft to students from beginner to advanced level. She travels all over Europe providing demonstrations and workshops for exhibitions, shops, groups and clubs and has fans in the US, Australia and New Zealand through her online tutorials and sugarcraft products. Frances has made sugarcraft props for the films Notting Hill, Chocolat, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and three of the Harry Potter films.show more

Table of contents

Twenty great designs Clear step-by-step instructions Easy and fun to makeshow more

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 & Decorationshow more