Julia Usher

WINTER/SPRING 2018

January 20 - 25 | All Day
Cookie Rehab Ahoy, New Orleans, Louisiana to Cozumel, Mexico, and Back!
Julia joins Creative Cookier’s Cookie Rehab Ahoy to teach cookie decorating while cruising from New Orleans, Louisiana to Cozumel, Mexico, and back. Julia will show 50 lucky cruise-goers how to make a mixed media steampunk-themed cookie (steampunk is the event’s theme) that utilizes a wide range of techniques including combed icing, stamped appliqués, isomalt “sea glass”, stenciled and airbrushed “seaweed”, molded cookie gears and shells, and more! For more information and pricing, visit host and organizer Creative Cookier’s site. SOLD OUT!

March 9 - 10 | All Day
Shore Cake Supply, Ocean, New Jersey, USA
Join Julia for this two-day course focused on 3-D cookie baking and decorating techniques, and recreate, step-by-step, her popular 3-D topiary and baby cradle projects. Techniques include: contoured cookies, molded cookies, outlining/flooding, dipping, marbling, stenciling (two ways), cookie “moss”, piped 2-D and 3-D transfers, rubber-stamping, basic dusting and painting, edible paper accents, modeling chocolate/fondant bows and ribbons, edible cake lace, needlepoint, beadwork, and other piped finishing methods. To register, please contact Julia’s host Jennifer Welter at Shore Cake Supply. SOLD OUT!

March 11 | All Day
Shore Cake Supply, Ocean, New Jersey, USA
In her second appearance at Shore Cake Supply, Julia teaches a one-day cookie class where students will explore the ins and outs of over 15 cookie baking and decorating techniques, all applied to traditional 2-D cookies! Techniques include: embossed and molded cookies, outlining/flooding, needlepoint, marbling, airbrushing, stenciling (three ways), piped 3-D transfers (including roses and other flowers), rubber-stamping, basic dusting and painting, edible paper accents, beadwork and other piped finishing methods, and Julia’s newly developed technique, royal icing shards. Students will also explore the fundamentals of cookie design and composition by applying three or more of these techniques to a mixed media cookie of their own design. To register, please contact Julia’s host Jennifer Welter at Shore Cake Supply. SOLD OUT!

April 28 - 29 | All Day
So Flo Cake & Candy Expo, Miami, Florida, USA
Join Julia at So Flo 2018, where she’ll be selling her stencils and new airbrush system while demoing the ins and outs of both product lines. Julia’s demos are free, but general admission is required to enter the exhibition hall where Julia will be demoing. For more info, visit the So Flo site here.

May 2 | All Day
Casa Consuelo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Julia travels to the Dominican Republic for her first time, and kicks off with this one-day class covering both 2-D and 3-D decorating techniques. Students will complete Julia’s popular SugarVeil lace box, as well as a few 2-D cookies using airbrushing, stenciling, needlepoint, and other decorating techniques. For more info, contact Julia’s host Wendy Henriquez on www.casaconsuelo.net.

May 3 - 4 | All Day
Casa Consuelo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Julia wraps up her Dominican Republic courses with this two-day class covering advanced 3-D cookie decorating techniques. Here, students will complete Julia’s stenciled and footed Mothers’ Day box, as well as an elaborate flower-covered vase. For more info, contact Julia’s host Wendy Henriquez on www.casaconsuelo.net.

Julia is now booking for 2019. Additional 2018 events, including ones in Japan, Argentina, and Switzerland, will be posted soon.