Killer Cakes – Issue #140

Posted on Aug 29 2016


Close Up of Decorative Delicate White Icing Flower Roses Dusted in Gold Dust

Close Up of Decorative Delicate White Icing Flower Roses Dusted in Gold Dust

If you like step-by-step videos, head on over to this great and easy-to-understand video. Even if you are at a beginner’s level for baking, you’ll still find cake decorating to be very easy with this great tutorial that will leave you looking like a professional baker!

Sew Deadly – Issue #140

Posted on Aug 24 2016

Marcy’s Musings

Who has time to learn to embroider? You do! This fantastic collection of tutorials from Sublime Stitching provides pretty much everything that ascottie person needs to know when they are first getting involved in this hobby. It starts with simple explanations about the different tools before moving on to all of the basic stitches that can be combined to embroider beautiful motifs. The tips for designing and embroidering your own images are particularly useful. This is definitely a great resource for both beginners and experienced embroiderers.

Killer Cakes – Issue #139

Posted on Aug 15 2016


Decorated freshly baked cupcakes viewed from above with their colorful icing and decorative flowers and butterflies ready for a party or celebration

Whether baking is something of a fun, relaxing activity to you, a passionate hobby or even a career, it’s always helpful to remember these things when baking. If you are one to best benefit from a written and image guide or tutorial for cake decorating, then let this link take you to an easy and whimsical guide to cake decorating!


Sew Deadly – Issue #139

Posted on Aug 10 2016

Marcy’s Musings

PrintHave you always wanted to learn how to do counted cross-stitch? Cross-stitching refers to a type of embroidering that focuses on making images from tiny cross-shaped stitches. This in-depth article by Alicia Paulson explains how to cross-stitch without using the basic pre-printed fabrics common in beginners sets. It is very helpful because it examines the different types of fabrics, thread counts, and embroidery flosses needed for any cross stitching fabric. The cross-stitch tutorial shows people interested in needlework how to look at a chart and count the correct number of stitches to follow the pattern.

Killer Cakes – Issue #138

Posted on Jul 25 2016


Please click here to see highlights from the New York Cake Show provided by American Cake Decorating Magazine. Below is the Best in Show winner created by Bryson Perkins.

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Killer Cakes – Issue #137

Posted on Jul 11 2016


Are you looking for a cake with allergen-free substitutes? This recipe from Cake Central is for an egg-free, milk-free white cake with vanilla or chocolate frosting. Check it out if you have friends/family/clients with allergies!


Sew Deadly – Issue #138

Posted on Jul 06 2016

Marcy’s Musings

Check out this impressive flower hand-embroidery tutorial.


Killer Cakes – Issue #136

Posted on Jun 27 2016


Please check out this wonderful tutorial on making chocolate lace cake wraps. 🙂


Sew Deadly – Issue #137

Posted on Jun 22 2016

Marcy’s Musings

Who doesn’t love eyelet? Well, here’s a tutorial on how to do the eyelet stitch. I hope you’ll enjoy it!


Killer Cakes – Issue #135

Posted on Jun 13 2016


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.out of the oven and onto the counter

In this article, Wendy McGowan shows us how to cool our cake quickly. Read it here!