Course Provider: Rural Skills Centre
Contact Name: Gill
New Park Farm
Course Length: 1 Day (10:00-16:00)
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Historically, soap was made from animal fat and something all farmers’ wives made to keep their family clean. Contemporary ingredients make soap making a creative skill. This one-day course will enable you to make gifts just in time for Christmas that will impress special friends and relatives. Those attending will learn how to:
•Examine the essential equipment used for cold process soap making:
•Discuss the characteristics of oils and fats used in cold process soap making;
•Follow health and safety procedures when working with lye;
•Experiment with essential/fragrance oils;
•Make a basic cold process batch of soap;
•Experiment with oxides and swirling techniques;
•Make a coloured cold process soap batch;
•Discuss the logistics of moulding and curing;
•Experiment with creative ideas for wrapping finished soaps.
Workshop Tutors: Jill Llewellyn Williams & Gill Jones
What's included in the price?
All materials for the day are provided.
Tea/Coffee and lunch.