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Introduction to soap making - workshop with afternoon tea, Lincolnshire, perfect Christmas gift


Duration: Half day

Price: £70

Book with: Sharon
at Pink Blossom Crafts

Whisky Nature Park Moor Lane
Thorpe-on-The-Hill
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 9BW
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About the Course

About the course
Join us for this Soap Making Workshop at Whisby Nature Reserve on the outskirts of the Historic Market Town of Lincoln.

Would you like to learn how to make your own soap using many natural products and beautiful fragrances?
This is a hands on workshop using the cold pressed method. You will learn the basic principles of soap making before experimenting with different fragrances and natural ingredients like lavender and poppy seeds.
You at will make at least two batches (around 12 bars) of your own unique made soap. You could use these for yourself or give them to loved ones as gifts.

This will be a fun and relaxed workshop with the opportunity to ask lots of questions. The day is structured to allow you to have a very hands on experience, this ensures that you leave with the skills to make your own soap again at home.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

A fun and informative workshop
Full tuition in soap making
Use of tools and appliances
Refreshments throughout the workshop
Lunch in the style of afternoon Tea
Hand out to take home including a recipe.
At least ten bars of beautiful Hand Crafted Soap to take home.

Please note: occasionally we have to change the the venue of workshops within the same area.



Want to review this course?

I really enjoyed Sharon's soapmaking course. Sharon is friendly and knowledgeable about her craft. The course was a good taster whether you're interested as a hobby or considering for a small business addition. The tools and ingredients were mostly storecupboard items - although the colours and fragrances were purchased in. Ideas were abundant! It was good to have to weigh out our own ingredients on the day.
The group size was about right, nice friendly like-minded ladies 🙂 and lunch was a nice touch too, whilst our soaps set. We each took home 2 soaps to cut the following day and there were kits available to purchase. I can't wait to do the swirl soap workshop next! Either workshop makes a lovely gift idea.

- - #26590

Sharon who runs this course is very helpful and friendly. Her soap making course is a good introduction if you are wanting to make soap at home as a hobby or if you are thinking of possibly starting a home based business and wondering if this is the thing for you. She provides all the equipment needed including colours and essential oils. It was nice for it to
be a small group and the other ladies were lovely. The Afternoon tea was yummy and there was a varied selection to choose from. It was worth the drive from Barton upon Humber and would attend another of Sharon's courses. It was definitely value for money and cheaper than a lot of other courses I have seen advertised. Sharon also sells kits at a reasonable price which includes all of the ingredients weighed out as well as the protective goggles.

- - #26362

This was a lovely course run by Sharon who was friendly and helpful throughout. All equipment was provided and there were plenty of colours and fragrances to choose from for our soaps. Afternoon tea is a lovely touch while we wait for our soaps to harden. I live in the Cotswolds but attend the course in Lincoln as it was so much better value than ones local to me. I would definitely recommend this course as a great starter to soap making. Sharon also sells kits that you can take home with you with all of the ingredients weighed out which is really helpful. If you're thinking of attending it may be worth talking to Sharon about bringing your own moulds to avoid an over use of plastic.

- - #26357

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 19th January 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Disabled access
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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