Qualified Teacher Status – 1976- Deputy Head Teacher – The Thomas
Hepburn Community Comprehensive until summer 2011
My Website; margaretcarter.net
Prematurely retired I teach sugarcraft courses in a variety of sugarcraft areas and do demonstrations for interested groups.
Cake Decorating –City and Guilds 1982,Silver Medal – Northumbria Salon
Culinaire 1983,Local Authority Adult Education Tutor since 1983
Freelance Tutor and Demonstrator since 1983 ,Secretary Northumbria branch of the British Sugarcraft Guild until 1992
Tutoring community groups in diverse crafts including sugarcraft since 1994
Food Hygiene Certificate, Member of Institute for Learning
Current enhanced CRB certificate.
Former Students include Alan Dunn,International Sugarcraft Expert, Christine Flinn Sugarcraft author and tutor and Valerie White of the ‘Edgers’ Company.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE IN SUGARCRAFT AND CAKE DECORATION
Sugar Paste Techniques: covering, frilling , embossing, pleating, draping.
Flowers: pulled blossom, cutter flowers, roses. orchids, wild flowers, etc.
Cake toppers and ornaments
Figure Modelling – freehand and using moulds
Painting on cakes
Rice Paper flowers
Piping and Royal Icing