I'll have to wait to do a little lamb though. This is the "suggested" character cake pan to try with next week's assignment! I've decided to do a round cake though.
Our homework assignment: Bake a cake. Level the cake into at least two tiers. Ice the cake. Make 3 1/2 cups frosting (different consistencies). Our instructor will then help us with the decorating tips, the base of the rose and the colors of the icing. I know it's corny, but I'm so excited!
I'll tell you what I wasn't too excited about: The price! It costs $25 for four two hour courses. It's also Bring a Friend free month. The class kit costs about $20. (I already had that as I purchased it earlier to have a go at it on my own.) But the list of what we need last night. WOW! I'd better stick with it! (Even with a 10% discount.) I bought: 8 color set of icing dyes, 100 piece parchment paper triangles, 6 10" cake boards, a large bottle of Clear Vanilla Extract, a small bottle of Butter Flavor, a Cake icing tip (this is a large one not provided in the starter kit), piping gel, Meringue powder and a small cake leveler. It cost about $45.
Not to mention I did a little more damage in Michael's. I bought one more skein Paton's Classic Merino Wool to finish the Irish Hiking Scarf, for my grandmother. I'm nearly done with the first skein. I have to say that the variegated yarn looks much better knit, then just sitting there on the shelf. I also saw a most exquisite teal colored wool that I will have to use. It was just too beautiful not to! I also bought some glue sticks since I ran out, which I can use on my new Comfort Journal. I can't wait to start.
It seems that now that my son has returned to school, my creativity has returned!
And if you haven't already checked it out, Knitty.com's Fall issue is up and I want to knit Viveka!