Tunde's Topic: Intricate Piping, Especially in the Hungarian Tradition
Whoa, it's hard to believe that we're already onto our fourth Sweet Sharing chat, but we are, and it's going to be a good one! The marvelously talented Tunde (aka Tunde's Creations) will be sharing all of her secrets for creating beautiful needlepoint patterns, floral designs in the classic Hungarian tradition, and other intricately piped designs that have become her trademark.
More About Sweet Sharing
Not familiar with Sweet Sharing? That very well could be, since it's pretty darn new here on the site! The brainchild of Cookie Connection member Tina Deluca Tsourtsoulas of Sugar Wishes, Sweet Sharing is a series of bimonthly (or more frequent) informal, topic-centered chats. Each chat will feature a subject matter expert on a chosen topic or two. Unlike our existing moderated monthly chats that last one hour and cover a wide gamut of topics in one sitting, the Sweet Sharing chats will be open for two hours on a given day to engage as many site visitors as possible, with the featured cookier available the entire time to answer questions about the day’s topic and the inevitable off-topic questions that arise! Tina will also be on hand to moderate should the questions start coming fast and furiously! Our hope is that these conversations will be info-packed, yet very fluid and spontaneous – as if we were all sitting in a room with our cookie besties swapping tips and having fun.
More About This Month's Guest
Tunde Dugantsi of Tunde's Creations is a Hungarian gingerbread artist living in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. She combines old traditions with new techniques, and enjoys sharing the art of cookie decorating by teaching classes and writing books and her blog. Her work has been featured in numerous newspapers and magazines and on TV and the internet.
More About Your Moderator
Born, raised, and educated in the United States before making a permanent move to Kastoria, Greece with her husband Dimitrios, Tina DeLuca Tsourtsoulas has always loved crafts and baking of one sort or another. Though she operated a bridal-baptismal store in Greece for more than 20 years, she decorated her first cookie only as recently as Christmas 2012 – and immediately fell in love! Self-taught, Tina attributes her cookie decorating development to blogs, YouTube tutorials, and, most importantly, the openness and support of the many wonderful people in the cookie world. Take a look at Tina’s work on her Facebook page, and explore the transcripts from her previous Sweet Sharing chats here.
"See" you at the chat!