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Julia M. Usher

Say Hello to Our March 2021 Site Artist Featured

· in Important Admin Notices · 2 replies IcingsugarkeksSweet Prodigy
Ooh, this month's site art is so perfectly evocative of spring with its cheery cherry blossoms, luminous isomalt glass, and vibrant colors! After last month's polar vortex, it's certainly a welcome harbinger of spring! Aren't the banner and backdrop (below, and now gracing these spots on the site) just glorious?! You can thank none other than @Vanilla & Me , aka Svetla Petrova, for being the creative mastermind behind these works. Check out her original cookie rendition called "Piping on...Read More...
Julia M. Usher

No Saturday Spotlight This Weekend!

· in Important Admin Notices · 0 replies
Oops, I meant to tell you sooner, but, due to some pretty serious work demands, I will not be able to do a Spotlight this weekend. Spotlight s will resume on March 6 with a recap of Practice Bakes Perfect Challenge #44, which closes tomorrow (so don't forget to post your stringwork entry soon)! Also, stay tuned for new exciting site art, coming in the next 24 hours!Read More...
Julia M. Usher

Don't Forget - VIP Early Bird Pricing for The Bake Fest Ends Today!

· in 2021 Events · 0 replies
Did you get your VIP ticket for The Bake Fest (May 21 & 22) yet? DON’T FORGET: EARLY BIRD PRICING ON VIP TICKETS ENDS TODAY (February 24). Not only that, but my TBFJULIA coupon code , which currently gives you 25% off both VIP and general admission tickets, will soon become a 15%-off coupon too. In other words - hurry for the best pricing you’ll ever get on VIP tickets and the chance to learn from 40-some of the industry’s hottest bakers and decorators! MORE INFO AND PRICING HERE:...Read More...

Linked Heart Cookies - How Done?

· in Technique Tips · 14 replies Julia M. UsherJulia M. UsherIcingsugarkeksIcingsugarkeks CD
The Sweetest Tiers posted this clip of linked hearts back in 2016 01 09. They say they were linked after baking. Is there a way to find out more detail? Cut when warm and overlapped? Opening cut in one cookie and icing glued together?Read More...
Julia M. Usher

My March Zoom Class ("Made with Magic") Is Open For Reg!

· in Decorating Classes · 0 replies
Yay! Reg just opened, and I'm currently running an early bird promo through March 1. The video below shows a sneak peek of what to expect. Full details are beneath the video and in the Eventbrite link at the end of this post. I hope to make some cookie magic with you on March 20 and 21! Date/Location: Saturday-Sunday, March 20-21, 2021, 10:45 am - 4:30 pm, each day Online Zoom Class Description : Take your cookie decorating skills to unimagined levels with world-renowned cookie artist Julia...Read More...

Piping Tips - What Are These For?

· in Tools · 4 replies Julia M. Usher S EconladyJulia M. Usher
I bought an entire lot of baking tools at an antique store. I have no idea what these large tips are used for. Does anyone have any ideas? The small tip in front is a regular #2 tip, for reference.Read More...
Julia M. Usher

The Bake Fest - A Great Virtual Event on May 21-22 with Julia and More! Featured

· in Important Admin Notices · 0 replies
If there's one positive outcome of COVID, it's that it's forced us to get more creative about how we connect and learn! I'm thrilled to announce that registration for The Bake Fest is now open (as of February 15, 2021), and I am going to be part of it! The Bake Fest is a two-day virtual event (May 21-22, 2021) that brings the whole baking community together through workshops, demos, business sessions, and networking opportunities. Maybe you've always wanted to try your hand at pie art, learn...Read More...