Basic Piping Skills

Learn to Embellish Your Cakes with Timeless Border Designs and More

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Included in The Piping Skills Class:

  • make a pastry bag from parchment paper
  • fit a pastry bag with a coupler
  • use cake decorating tips
  • practice pressure piping
  • practice holding the bag properly
  • create straight and curved lines
  • make star flowers properly with variations and see how to use them as borders
  • pipe shell borders neatly
  • pipe large shells
  • ballooning
  • create an illusion with a zig zag border and variations
  • make small and large rosettes and use them for borders
  • make reverse shells
  • pipe fleur de lis and use them as a border
  • make garlands and use them as borders
  • make rope borders two ways
  • make realistic leaves

This class is 45 minutes long

Your Instructor

Lorelie Carvey
Lorelie Carvey

Hi I'm Lorelie, baker and cake decorator since 1985. I started my online business with a website called www.weddingcakesforyou.com in 2009. It's a place for sharing and helping others with an interest in baking and decorating. I learned much of what I know today through mentoring with a wide variety of chefs and creating my own cake business's. Join me to start learning, building your skills and confidence. With practice you can begin creating beautiful cakes and cherished memories too.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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