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with Marsha Winbeckler
Online Class

Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes

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Learn Marsha’s techniques to make sophisticated cakes with cascading drapes, delicate ruffles and precise pleats. Marsha treats fondant like fabric to create a wide range of fashion-inspired decorations for your cakes. Watch Marsha make a sea of folded, thinned and gathered ruffles. Explore classic pleating styles like box pleats and knife pleats. Form horizontal pleats that look like the gathers of a silk wedding dress. You’ll really feel like a cake designer when Marsha shows you how to fashion an exquisite five-layer ruffled flower and flawless swag drapes.


  • intermediate
  • 8 episodes
  • 2h0m

Included in this Class

1. Meet Marsha Winbeckler

1. Meet Marsha Winbeckler

Meet your instructor Marsha Winbeckler, an accomplished decorator, teacher and editor.

2. Folded Ruffles

2. Folded Ruffles

Learn the basics of creating ruffles: rolling, cutting, folding and attaching them to a cake. Add luster and color and even make a sweet ruffle puff.

3. Ruffles by Thinning

3. Ruffles by Thinning

Thinning the edges of your fondant adds delicacy when creating ruffle ribbons and rosettes.