Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

I made the toppers for this needlework cake two days in advance.  At first I coloured my fondant the different shade of pink, including the maroonish pink, which I used even though the bottle states that it’s supposed to be red, but doesn’t turn out red at all, but it went very well with my … Read more

Coolest Quilting Cake Ever!

Quilt Cake

I created this quilting cake for the mother of a good friend of mine. Her mother loves to quilt, so I knew the items on the cake had to be somewhat realistic. My great grandmother was a quilter so it was kind of a pet cake of mine at the time. Although I knew my … Read more

Coolest Sewing Box Cake

Was asked to a cake for a friends mum, who was going to 70. Had been a seamstress most of her life, and made on the Merecats that appear in the adverts in the UK. The cake also had to travel so nothing to delicate. The acutal cake is a 10inch maderia, which I find … Read more

Sewing Machine Cake

machine is fully threaded front to back

This is a cake for a woman who’s grandmother was turning 90 years old. I was in Indiana living with my mother, I had just moved there and was looking for work. You see I liked to bake and I was a medic in New York. So I thought I could get a job in  a bakery. Not … Read more

Coolest Pin Cushion Cake for Mom

Pin Cushion Cake by Deanna

My sister and I decided to make a special cake for a special person – our Mom! Our Mom is a seamstress and owns her own business. We thought of an old fashion pin cushion – what a perfect birthday cake for her. We kept it a complete surprise from Mom, hiding it until we … Read more

Greatest Sewing Machine Cake for 90 Year Old Seamstress

This sewing machine cake was a bugger to make but with persistence and the good Lord I was able to make an awesome cake for a great grandmother.  The top horizontal portion, the vertical end and the case of the the machine are made of cake. The underneath of the head of the cake is made of ricekrispies. There is … Read more

Coolest Knitting and Sewing Cake

Coolest Knitting and Sewing Cake

I made this knitting and sewing cake for my mother-in-laws birthday. It consists of a two 10 inch layers of butter fudge chocolate cake and two layers of lemon poppy seed cake filled with lemon butter cream filling.  I put it on a silver platter to make it easier to transport to their home.  I then … Read more

Cool Quilters Cake

Cool Quilters Cake

I made this  cool Quilters cake for my mother-in-law. I knew I wanted to incorporate pink as much as possible (she is a breast cancer survivor). She LOVES to quilt and even holds classes on it. Her idea of a fun time is driving all over Southern California looking for “fat quarters”. The cake is made … Read more

Old-Fashioned Tomato Pin Cushion Birthday Cake

Tomato pin cushion cake

This old-fashioned Tomato Pin Cushion birthday cake was for a friend turning 40 with a passion and talent for sewing. She asked me to make her a fantasy cake, and I knew it had to have a sewing theme, so I decided on a traditional tomato pin cushion, an icon in the sewing community. I made 2 Bundt cakes, … Read more

Coolest Sewing Machine Cake

Homemade Sewing Machine Cake

My mom and I made this Sewing Machine Cake as a retirement cake for someone who loves to quilt and sew. The machine itself is sculpted from krispy treats, covered in a layer of almond bark and then covered again in chocolate marshmallow fondant. I baked an 11×15 cake twice and stacked together with icing … Read more

Coolest Singer Sewing Machine Cake

Homemade Singer Sewing Machine Cake

My brother and I worked together on this cake for my grandmother’s 80th birthday. She had used an old singer sewing machine for close to 50 years before it finally wore out. We did our best to recreate her little sewing desk as best we remembered it. We wanted the cake to be entirely edible. … Read more

Coolest Sewing Birthday Cake

Homemade Sewing Birthday Cake

This Sewing Birthday Cake was my first solo cake. I used a round Wilton cake pan and a boxed cake mix. The frosting under the fondant was store bought (I hadn’t learned how to make my own yet). I used rolled white fondant, also for the first time and found it was fun and easy. … Read more

Coolest Sewing Basket Cake

Hoemade Sewing Basket Cake

I made this sewing basket cake for my Grandmother (Meme)’s 80th Birthday. She has always had a love for sewing and she has a secret love for mice! The base of the cake is 3 layers of 9×9 inch square pans stacked together and basket weaved with Chocolate frosting. The remaining parts of the cake … Read more