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Apr 01, 2019 2:48pm

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Julia M. Usher's Ultimate Cookie Decorating Series on DVD

IMPORTANT: Julia’s DVD WAS DISCONTINUED ON NOVEMBER 1, 2014. Select episodes (no more than half) will be released to YouTube over time. Julia’s app will remain the only place where all videos can be watched as a series. Please check out her app if you’re interested in accessing all of the videos in her original series, described below.


Ready to express your inner cookie artist? Well then, you’re in the right place! Julia’s translated her latest book Ultimate Cookies into an online cookie decorating course. In over four hours of footage, broken into 16 delicious lessons, she guides you step by step through the basics of outlining and flooding and onto more advanced techniques such as stenciling, marbling, rubber-stamping, dusting, and wafer-papering. Whether you’re just starting to dabble in royal icing or hoping to take your skills to the next level, you’ll be better able to express your creativity once you master the fundamentals. Julia’s motto: Understanding techniques unleashes full potential!

Lessons include:
1. Intro and Tools I Can’t Live Without
2. 7 Steps to Flawless Rolled Cookies
3. Making and Cutting with Custom Templates
4. How to Make and Handle Parchment Cones
5. Royal Icing and Consistency Adjustments
6. Top-Coating and Outlining and Flooding
7. Nose-Dive and Roundabout Dipping
8. Wet-on-Wet Layering
9. Marbling
10. Stenciling
11. Rubber-Stamping
12. Wafer-Papering
13. Dusting and Painting
14. Flocking (aka Sanding)
15. Applique Work
16. Simple Outlines, Beadwork, and Textured Borders

Thanks to Julia’s sponsors, and Designer Stencils, whose generous support made this video series possible. Also to video producer Joe Baran of Workingman’s Film.

(Length: 4:05:09; Price: NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON DVD)

But, again, check out Julia’s app if you’d like all of the videos plus 20 projects from her book Ultimate Cookies!

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