Sew Yummy: Baking Inspired By Sewing

I’m kicking off the ‘Sew Yummy’ series with a couple of round-up posts.  Although baking and sewing are very different they both allow you to inject so much creativity.  Today’s post includes a feast of creative baked goods that have been inspired by sewing.

These button shortbread are relatively simple but very effective.
Button Shortbread by
This idea could be adapted for so many different designs.
Cross Stitch Cookies by Jessica Decker at
These beautiful cookies were created using a confectionery icing called SugarVeil and a stencil mat. They would be perfect for wedding favours.
Sugar Lace Cookies by
So many options for fabric designs with this one. There are bow tie cookies too.
These cookies are so sweet and would be perfect for children’s birthday parties.
Dress Up Cookies by
Efficient party planners can use this to provide the food and decoration in one.
Cookie Bunting by
There are several lovely ideas on this Vintage Sewing themed dessert table, including these cute embroidered cookies.
Vintage Sewing Guest Dessert Feature on
I think these cookies would be popular with any seamstress.
3D Sewing Machine Cookies by
As would these cake pops.
Spool of Thread Cakepops by
A very realistic serger cake, though we wouldn’t expect anything less from the amazing team at Charm City Cakes.
Serger Cake by Ace of Cakes
A stunning wedding cake designed to co-ordinate with the bunting and jam jar covers. Painting with edible food colours can be a very versatile technique for someone with as much skill as Natascha Collins.
Cake from Nevie Pie by
Using wedding dresses as inspiration for wedding cakes is fairly common, usually with spectacular results. The idea for this beautiful example came from a Vera Wang dress.
Cake from Half Baked by
If you want to learn more about some of the techniques used to make these wonderful cakes, and several more besides, then Craftsy have a ‘Fashion-Inspired Fondant’ course.
Fashion Inspired Fondant Course on
Of course, some people just have to take things to extremes. This one made me laugh.
Wedding dress cake on

So can you think of any other great ideas that you’ve spotted or made yourself? Have you got any new ideas? You can find lots more inspiration on my ‘Sew Yummy’ Pinterest board. I’ll be back tomorrow with a round-up of sewing ideas inspired by baking.

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6 Responses to Sew Yummy: Baking Inspired By Sewing

  1. abby says:

    The cake dress at the end is hilarious! And I love the sewing machine cookies…so cute! Looking forward to the series

  2. Lora says:

    So many cute ideas! Love.

  3. I have the plan for my Sew Yummy post, now just need to get baking this weekend!

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