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A place for Wilton instructors- past & present- to chat :o)

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Latest Activity: Dec 12

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Display cakes

Started by patrice borchers. Last reply by patrice borchers Dec 30, 2012. 2 Replies

How do you protect your display cakes that are left in the store from being "picked to death" by customers?Continue

Tags: cakes, display

Dealing with store issues

Started by Melissa. Last reply by Kat Deering Dec 16, 2012. 8 Replies

Hello Everyone, I am new to this chat. I have only been a WMI since June. I have to tell you that it has been a ton of problems.  All the cashiers tell the customers different info and wrong info.  I…Continue

Demos

Started by Anayanci Reboyras. Last reply by Denice Morrison May 24, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello Everyone! I was just informed yesterday that I have to do a Demo this Saturday to promote new product and June classes. I’m a new instructor (as you can see from my previous post in this forum)…Continue

First time instructor

Started by Anayanci Reboyras. Last reply by Dawn Ryan May 11, 2012. 5 Replies

Hello everyone  I was just approved to become a WMI and I have a couple of questions. Hopefully you have answers! I have read several comments on this site regarding instructor training but my…Continue

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Comment by Dia on May 24, 2011 at 2:59pm
I am a new Wilton Instructor in Barrie, ON Canada! I thought it would be nice to have a group for WMI's around the world to chat about ideas and issues and questions!
Comment by Karena on May 24, 2011 at 3:12pm
Great Idea.
Comment by Christine Starr on June 15, 2011 at 4:41pm
Hi, I am a Wilton Instructor at Hobby Lobby in Fayetteville, GA.
Comment by diana nishimoto on June 15, 2011 at 5:29pm

Hello to all my fellow Wilton Instructors,

 

I have taught Wilton for five years, the first for a independent store, then the last four for Michaels and now have added Jo-Anns as a second account.  This has been just a part-time job and I love it!

 

Comment by Karena on June 15, 2011 at 5:34pm
I have been teaching for last 2 1/2 years. I teach at Hobby Lobby in Tyler,Texas. I also do some private stuff at a local gourmet shop. I have a full time job on top of it. I teach between 5-8 classes a week. Inspiring others is what I love most.
Comment by diana nishimoto on June 15, 2011 at 5:41pm
Wow!!  You are busy!!  I'm a little nervous taking on the 2nd account at Jo-Anns because that's upping my teaching days from 2 to 4 and I'm hoping it's not too much with my full time job and I also have a business doing custom cakes on the side too.  I bake my cakes out of a little cafe up the street from my home and it's starting to really take off.   Karena, have you been teaching 5 to 8 classes for the full 2 and and half years?  How do you manage?
Comment by Karena on June 15, 2011 at 5:48pm
i work 8-5. I teach Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 6-8pm. Saturdays I teach 3 classes unless one does not make. I add project classes in whereever I can. Mostly on Saturdays. I initially had another instructor that was there. She only taught three days a week. I took two of them and added Saturdays. Did i mention i have four grandgirls i keep also? Now you know i am tired. Teaching has been a blast. Getting people to think outside of their confidence level.
Comment by diana nishimoto on June 15, 2011 at 6:53pm

Yes, I bet you are tired!!  Cuz I know I am with my schedule and now I've met someone busier than me!! 

Comment by Karena on June 16, 2011 at 9:16am

Somedays. The classes are my relaxation though. It doesn't seem like work when you are having fun.

Comment by diana nishimoto on June 16, 2011 at 10:41am
So true!

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