Sometimes you need a cake in a hurry. This is especially true of cake decorators, but it can happen to anyone–your child comes in and needs a cake for the bake sale, you remember that special someone’s birthday at the last minute.
In this article, Wendy McGowan shows us how to cool our cake quickly. Read it here!
Happy Memorial Day! If you’re wanting to do something fancy (but relatively easy) for the cake you’re making for your upcoming celebration, check out this article on How to Ruffle Fondant from Craftsy!
I have a few quilting supplies in my shop, the Seven-Year Stitch, but my store mainly caters to embroiderers (as you probably know). Still, we crafty people enjoy all different kinds of projects; so when I ran across a tutorial for making a scrap quilt, I had to share it with you.
All the information you’ll need is in this article, written by Janet Wickell. Take a look!
If you don’t like the taste of traditional fondant, did you know there are alternatives? One is marshmallow fondant, and another is rolled buttercream.
Cake Central has a rolled buttercream recipe as well as a forum where bakers discuss the recipe and suggested substitutions. Check it out!
Look at the simple, elegant embroidery on this linen kitchen towel. It’s called sashiko embroidery.
This form of Japanese embroidery uses “a form of running stitches to create beautiful patterns, which often repeat or create a tiled effect.” Read more, get free patterns, and see the step-by-step tutorial at About Needlecrafts.
As always, if you make this, please share a photo of your completed project! Happy stitching! 🙂