Logo of knightsbridge pme Largest worldwide teaching school of Sugarcraft which Yvonne is a local teacher


           Sugarcraft and cake decorating Classes in Ely                                                       Cambridgeshire


Have you ever looked in a cake shop and thought WoW! i wish i could makes cakes and sugar flowers like that.

Well now you can locally with Yvonne at Yellow Butterfly Cake Designs


Part of the reason Yvonne became a teacher and sharer in the art of sugarcraft was that

she always dreamt of empowering her students with the, confidence and skills to realise their aspirations and express themselves in sugarcraft - especially when they did not know they had it in them. 


 But where do I begin you ask yourself?

Yes you're right you start right at the beginning with our basic sugar course!

But I Have never done this before.

You're right again neither had I when i started but if you don't try how will you ever know.


But what if I don't like it?

So come along to one of our taster evenings spend time with other pupils and get a feel for our classes. Then you can make an educated decision before you pay.


How much will it cost?

We have a range of classes from beginners, intermediate, advance, or refresher courses for people who want to update their skills and techniques. As well as workshops in modelling, cake covering and specific pupil led projects.


Have you been doing this long?

With over 15 years of teaching and developing and updating my own skills and techniques I hope I will give you the confidence in my teaching skills and sugarcraft techniques and delivering a syllabus that is pupil friendly, educational, achievable and most of all fun.


How long does it take?

Having a range of classes it can take you anywhere from 6 weekly three hour sessions to 12 weekly three hour sessions.These are usually in the evening between 6-9pm On Tuesdays or Wednesdays for your convenience although workshops are usually held on Saturdays between 10-4 pm

      Will I need anything special?

You will require some basic tools to complete your floral design which we can supply at cost an apron, trex, cornflour, a block of oasis and a propagator to keep your work safe from damage. (this can be obtained from many D.I.Y. stores)


Where can I do it locally?

At Yellow Butterfly Cake Designs in Ely 13 Lynn Road CB7 4EG next to the Lighthouse. call on Tel 01353 667004, call into the shop for a chat or Email us at yell_but_cakes@hotmail.co.uk and we will send you the details of courses and workshops available.


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   Yellow Butterfly home courses are designed as an introduction basic to advanced skills using sugarcraft tools and equipment.




Basic course £150.00 (Blushing bride protea Stephanotis,foliage &rosebuds) 

                                     Starts Tuesday 15th January 2019 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm 6 weeks 


Intermediate £200.00 (Making Alstromeria, eucalyptus, Agapanthus,&Magnolia)

                                     starts Tuesday 15th February 2019 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm 8 weeks


Advanced £300.00(Wicker basket of old English roses or a standard rose tree)

                                      starts Tuesday 21st May 6 pm to 9.00 pm 12 weeks           



One day Work shops    £75.00 (tea and coffee provided bring your own lunch)

10.00 am to 4.00pm (to be announced)


Knightsbridge PME Diplomas £325.00


 Yvonne is an accredited Knightsbridge PME tutor and can teach you an internationally recognised diploma leading to your masters when all three modules are complete to the standard required. The three modules consist of 25 hours of three hour sessions and you get a course book specific to the course you are taking, a course kit and a certificate on completion.


Knightsbridge PME courses you can choose just to do only one diploma but your masters will not be achieved until all three are completed to the required standards.


Sugarpaste Diploma

This diploma course is ideal for beginners and covers basic techniques,coating, crimping and embossing,frills,drapes, fabric effects, ribbons, bows and sugar embroidery, modelling figures, textures, inlay and appliqué, stacking cakes and design handling, designing celebration cakes and colour balance, and finally basic business guidelines copyright and licence

                        Starts Wednesday 12th June 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm                                                                                                     8 weeks


Sugar flowers Diploma.

This diploma course is good for all levels covering basic techniques in wired and  flowers, fantasy flowers, orchids, lilies, roses, chrysanthemums,freaisa, cherry blossoms,dahlia,gerbera,garden pinks,blackberries, alternatives to sugar flowers,arranging sugar flowers, decoration-cake knives and stands and finally costings and pricing


                         Starts Wednesday 27th March 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm 

                                                 8 weeks                                                                      

 Royal Icing Diploma

  This diploma is good for all levels covering basic techniques, coating,   templates, run-out collars, run-out motifs scroll borders, extension borders, lace designs, brush embroidery, cake balance, multi tiered cakes, transport and delivery costs, delivery cost, pricing guidelines, delivery charges, assembly and presentation. 


                          Starts  Wednesday 16th January 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm 

                                                8 weeks