Course Start DatesSaturday 25th April 2020
About the Course
Would you like to make soap using ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen or garden? Then come along and join Jools in her fun filled workshop.
Jools is Cert Ed qualified and has run her own natural cosmetics company for a number of years and has an enormous passion for all things natural.
On the course you will learn to tailor make soap for yourself, family and friends or to start your own small business using all natural ingredients and essential oils. This course is perfect for the beginner or intermediate and is an informative, fun and relaxed, hands on practical workshop.
You will leave with a variety of organic and natural soaps and the required skills to create your own natural soaps at home.
Brief history of soap making
Science behind soap making
Use of essential oils
Properties of ingredients
Traditional method of cold process soap making
Finishing and decoration
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?
All equipment and materials
Take home samples (approx 10) of soaps made on the day
Demonstration of packaging
Information on current legislation
Information hand out
Refreshments throughout the day and afternoon tea are included.
I had a great day. I have wanted to make cold process soap for a while, but found the thought of using lye a little scary. Julie walked us through each step and given me the confidence to try it at home. There were so many oils and fragrances to try, as well as colours and botanicals, we were spoilt for choice. I've already made 3 batches of soap since getting home.
Heather Johnston - - #24580
I really enjoyed this soap making course. Looking forward to doing some more courses with Julie. Thanks to Julie and Janet for yummy lunch. Julie you’re really good host and tutor gave lots of information during course. Explained all the steps so clearly and lots of options for ingredients. Thank you
Sonali Adnaik - - #24087
I thoroughly enjoyed my soap making course. The workshop was very informative and practical in a friendly relaxed environment. Julie was very encouraging and supportive whilst making our own soaps, which we all took home at the end of the day. We had a lovely afternoon tea where we had time to chat whilst enjoying the sandwiches and cakes.
Would definitely recommend it.
A big thank you to Julie and Janet.
Jill - - #19201
I had a wonderful day attending this course in great company. We went through the whole process and came away with lots of samples of the soaps we had made. I now feel confident to create my own soaps. Julie is a great teacher. The afternoon tea was delicious. I highly recommended it.
Jane - - #18863
I had a lovely time with the other ladies and Jools. We learned such a lot.
We had had a lovely lunch and as a coeliac I was catered for the same.
I left with six soaps that we all made and am now waiting with slight impatience for them to cure.
She went through all the different ingredients and their properties, and we left with a lot of handouts which I have found very useful
I would definitely recommend this course.
Kay Heyworth - - #15821
Had a brilliant time making lovely soaps. Relaxed and informative course, spent a very worthwhile four hours in a lovely location with a wonderful afternoon tea included. Would love to go back and learn how to make other things. Jules is a very friendly and knowledgeable teacher!
Beverley McGough - - #15812
Thank you Julie for a lovely day . The course was very informative and really enjoyed the afternoon tea . It was all done in a relaxed and informal atmosphere and I'm looking forward to booking the course on candle making in the near future .
Barbara Brayshaw - - #14648
I had a brilliant day and didn’t want it to end, I learned so much about candle making, Julie was very funny, honest and knowledgable. I will do more course with Julie In the future
Thank to Janet also for looking after us
Angelina Morris - - #13593
Julie was an excellent host and tutor. Extremely knowledgeable, friendly and witty.
Thank you so much,
Chris Davies - - #13590
I booked this course after completing the candle making course with Julie. It's a lovely day, the afternoon is great & we were catered for well with one of us being gluten free and one being meat free!
My house smells lovely with everything I brought home, I would recommend highly. Thanks again Julie & Janet.
Vikki Nash - - #13386
An absolutely fantastic day! I was the only guy on the course and knew absolutely nothing about soap making however Julie really made the day interactive and made me feel at ease. I really learnt a lot and thoroughly enjoyed myself. I was amazed at how complex the process can be. The afternoon tea was fantastic and way more than I could eat. Whether you are considering making soap as a hobby or even as business venture, I would definitely recommend this course as a gift or even just as a treat for a relaxing day out. Well worth the money spent. I am definitely going to consider the candle making course. Thank you Julie!
Gordon Menhennet - - #13290
Just spent the day soap making with Julie - and what what a lovely day it was. I wasn't sure what to expect, but was made welcome from the outset and the group was fab. We were all able to take home the soaps that we made. The food was delicious and Julie is very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. I would highly recommend this course. I'm now off to look at the candle making course :) And many thanks should also go to Julie's helper, Janet.
Hilary Thwaites - - #13210
This course was a birthday gift from my daughter and I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised by the relaxed and friendly greeting I received from both Julie the tutor and everybody who attended . It was a lovely day full of information and practical advice. Julie is very knowledgable and eager to share her skills. The afternoon tea was a lovely touch so everyone could have a good chat over a lovely spread of sandwiches tea and cake. The soaps we made we took home and has given me lots of room for thought and ideas. Can't wait for the candle course now. Would recommend these courses to anyone who wished to start a business or just for fun. Thank you Julie and Co.
Audrey Caine - - #12622
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