Special Event Workshops with National President – This Week

Hello Everyone,

Just a special note to let you know about the workshops we are holding this week in Mandurah – Wednesday 26th June, Padbury -Date Friday 28th June and Swan view Date Saturday 29th June.

Rosemary Kerrison, from Tasmania, is the next National President. The WA State committee is taking this opportunity to hold some workshops with her.
Details below

Workshop Topic:
Baked Icing board
Baby face Cake Topper
Fabric Flowers

The Requirement List:
0As well as your usual cake decorating kit you will need-
*6” (15cm), 7” (18cm) or 8” (20cm) uncovered Masonite or
*MDF board
*250gms RTR icing in 3 shades of grey or brown
*Small amount royal icing
*7.5cms polystyrene ball cut in half
*80gms flesh coloured paste
*8cm Circle cutter
*Balling tools
*Black colouring
*Paint brushes
*Small quantity of white and black paste
*Pink dusting powder
*Texture or impression mats, onion or orange bags, hessian,
*nonslip mat, textured wallpaper or something similar
*Small straw
*Cornflour
*Clay gun if have one or can share
*Shimmer or satin petal dust
*Variety small round cutters
*Frilling tool
*Glue
*Ruler
*28 gauge wire
*Approx 250gms paste divided into various colours
*And your sense of humour

Mandurah: Date Wednesday 26th June 10am – 3.00pm.
Please bring a plate to share for lunch Minimal charge ($10 – $20 at most).
Venue Mandurah Bowling and Recreation Club
89 Allnut Street. Mandurah
President. Jan Criddle jancrid@gmail.com

Northshore: Date Friday 28th June 10.00am – 3.00pm
Please bring a plate to share for lunch
Minimal charge ($10 – $20 at most)
Venue Gibson Community Centre,
Gibson Ave Padbury
President. Adrianna, adri470@hotmail.com

Swan District Branch: Date Saturday 29th June 10.00am – 3.00pm
Please bring a plate to share for lunch $10
Venue Swan District Senior Citizens Centre, 1 The Avenue, Midland
President: Robert – robert@robertscakesandcooking.com
Note: the regular access to Swan Districts branch via The Avenue is blocked off due to road and oval works. You will need to enter via the car park off Cale Street and follow the marked path through the fence and across the oval to our regular parking area. Please see the map attached and call Robert if there are any issues: 0435548934

CDAWA CAKE DECORATING COMPETITION AT STOCKLAND BALDIVIS

The Cake Decorators’ Association of WA Inc is turning 40!

To celebrate their anniversary we are calling all cake decorators to come forward and submit their beautiful cake designs. Plus there is over $5k worth of prizes up for grabs. 

The competition is open to all ages and skill levels with the different categories including sections for CDA members only, professionals, community members and youth. 

Different categories are broken down below:

CDA Members Only:

  • Amateur Wedding Cake – Over 18 years
  • Open Wedding Cake – Over 18 years
  • Amateur Celebration Cake – Over 18 years
  • Open Celebration Cake – Over 18 years
  • Amateur Novelty Cake – Over 18 years
  • Open Novelty Cake – Over 18 years

Open to Community:

  • Professionals Wedding Cake – Over 18 years
  • Amateur Wedding Cake – Over 18 years
  • Open Wedding Cake – Over 18 years
  • Amateur Celebration Cake – Over 18 years
  • Open Celebration Cake – Over 18 years
  • Amateur Doll Cake – Over 18 years
  • Open Doll Cake – Over 18 years
  • Differently Decorated Cupcakes – 11 years and under
  • Birthday Cake – 12 – 17 years

Decorated cakes will need to be delivered to the Centre Management Office at Stockland Baldivis between 12pm Friday 21st June 2019 – 12pm Saturday 22nd June 2019. 

The industry judge awards will be determined on Monday the 24th of June, with the cakes then displayed in centre until Friday the 28th of June, where the community will then judge for their favourites. 

Click here for a full list of terms and conditions, make sure you read this carefully. 

We cant wait to see all the cakes. Good luck! 

Free CDAWA Member Workshops & Demos in October

CDAWA Members Book Now! Don’t Miss out!
We have Free workshops and free demos with an international superstar of royal icing who brings a modern twist to traditional royal icing extension and string work.
Many of our members have asked for demos and workshops that will help them get a start with this style of royal icing. So we are flying Shaki, from Italy to run free demos and workshops for our members on October 27th 28th and 31st.  Shaki runs a cake decorating school in Italy, has competed at an international level in competitions around the world and has taught royal icing, flowers, and caked decorating all over the globe.

Contact Gail or Shirley to book your space.

Saturday 27th of October: FREE morning or afternoon workshops Carine Open Space Community Hall.
Shaki will guide the classes through how to achieve incredible feats of string work, we will provide the royal icing, you just need to bring along a PME or Wilton #1 piping tip, a 6″ fondant covered foam and a couple of other basics. Book in now and Shirley or Gail will provide the full requirements list and other details – It’s a very minimal list, only a few basic items, you’ll be amazed what you can create with just a #1 tip.
Do not miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best!
Saturday Morning Workshop 9:30 am-12: 30 pm, Saturday Afternoon Workshop 1:00-4:00 pm

Sunday 28th of October: Morning Workshop with Shaki before the State AGM, Followed by a free Demo Carine Open Space Community Hall.
Sunday Morning Workshop 9:30 am-12: 30 pm, AGM 1:30 pm, Demo 2:30-4:00PM

Wednesday 31st of October: Free Demo with Shaki (Mandurah)
Waratah Christian Community Church, 748 Old Coast Road Wannanup.

The opportunity to do a workshop with or watch a live demo by an international artist and teacher at the top of her field does not come around often and would usually cost a lot to attend. Our members get these for FREE! Book now to avoid missing out.

(If you’re not a member ask about joining, it’s worth it.)

 

To register contact:
Gail Dorter 9448 3118 dorts@iinet.net.au   or
Shirley O’Reilly 94486488 Shirley.oreilly@westnet.com.au

More about Shaki’s many accolades here:
http://eagawards.org/…/shakila-perera-liyanapathirana-arti…/  

High Tea at Northshore

The Northshore Branch of the Cake Decorators’ Associaton of WA invites you to their 25th Birthday High Tea Celebration.
You do not want to miss out on a High Tea thrown by incredible cake decorators!!!!!!
Saturday, 10 November
1:30pm – 3:30pm
$35 per head
Gibson Community Centre
138 Gibson Avenue, Padbury

RSVP MARTA JUNCAL 0429 017 875

Free Workshops and Demos with International Demonstrator Shakila

The Cake Decorators’ Association of Western Australia presents Shakila. She’ll be running incredible demos and workshops. These workshops are free for members as a thank you from state for all the hard work and fundraising done by clubs to ensure we had a successful national seminar last year, but places are limited so bookings are essential. Don’t miss out!

SATURDAY, 27 OCTOBER
9.30AM – 12.30PM & 1.00PM – 4.00PM WORKSHOPS

SUNDAY, 28 OCTOBER
9.30AM – 12.30PM WORKSHOP & 2.30PM – 4.00PM DEMONSTRATION
1.30PM BREAK FOR AGM
VENUE: CARINE OPEN SPACE, CNR BEACH & DAVALLIA ROADS, CARINE

WEDNESDAY, 31 OCTOBER
10.00AM – 12.00PM – DEMONSTRATION HOSTED BY MANDURAH BRANCH
VENUE TO BE ADVISED

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL WITH PRIORITY GIVEN TO COUNTRY MEMBERS FOR THE SUNDAY SESSIONS
CONTACT GAIL DORTER ON 9448 3118, DORTS@IINET.NET.AU FROM 01/08/18 OR SHIRLEY O’REILLY AFTER 17/08/18 ON 9448 6488, SHIRLEY.OREILLY@WESTNET.COM.AU

Modelling chocolate Demo at Northshore Branch 12th of April

North Shore branch will be hosting Robert Harwood for a Modelling chocolate demo on the 12th of April.

He will Demonstrate how to make, colour and work with modelling chocolate. And show how to use modelling chocolate for fast banners, borders, moulds etc. And how to make ultra fast flowers, super detailed modelling chocolate flowers and some basic basic sculpting.

If you would like to attend  please get in touch with Northshore Branch so they can finalise numbers. 

Contact Jeanette for more details. Contact info under the ‘Contact Us’ section of this website.

 

NORTHSHORE
Meet 2nd Saturday of each month
9:30am​
Gibson Community Centre,
Gibson Avenue,
​Padbury

 

Mandurah Branch Open Day Wednesday, 18th of April

This month Mandurah Branch will be hosting their open day, Wednesday 18th April- 9am start.
A full, fun filled day awaits with Robert Harwood demonstrating how to make his modelling chocolate recipe, how to make mexican paste (flower paste), and fast home made fondant.


He will cover some basics with mexican paste and fondant and then go into how to work with modelling chocolate for fast banners, borders, moulds etc and modelling chocolate for ultra fast flowers, super detailed modelling chocolate flowers and basic sculpting.

And will very quickly touch on using modelling chocolate over wire armature. 

 

After lunch there will be time to play with modelling chocolate and make a basic model of your own. 

 

Please note the earlier 9am arrival as the demos will start at 9.30am sharp.

More details will follow as they come to hand. There will be raffles and door prizes too.
If you are coming along please get in touch with Mandurah Branch so they can finalise numbers. 

Another great meeting at the Rockingham Branch 7th of April

Calling all Cakers!
Rockingham Branch meeting is this Saturday, all other branch members welcome to join us.
Get in touch with the rocking ham branch to find out more.

 

Elephant Figurine Workshop at the North Shore branch on the 12th of May

The North Shore  branch is excited to welcome the very talented Tammy Iacomella who will be presenting an adorable elephant cake topper workshop. This is an incredible workshop for beginners to get started with fondant modelling and an excellent workshop for experienced decorators to pick up and refine their skills.

Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity!
Get in touch with the North Shore branch if you want to come along.

 

Dinosaur topper workshop at Swan Districts Branch on the 19th of May

The Swan Districts branch is excited to welcome the very talented Tammy Iacomella who will be presenting a very cute dinosaur cake topper workshop. This is an incredible workshop for beginners to get started with fondant modelling and an excellent workshop for experienced decorators to pick up and refine their skills.

Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity!
Get in touch with the Swan Districts branch if you want to come along.