Palm Oil Free Organic Soap Making Workshop
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About the Course
Come and join me in beautiful country surroundings and learn to make gorgeous Palm Oil Free hand made soap, using the cold process method. You will be using organic oils and butters, and gorgeous ingredients that you can get from your kitchen cupboard, everything natural nothing synthetic.
Learn about the history of soap, how to use a soap calculator and the properties of gorgeous oils and butters. Take home the beautiful soaps you make on the day, and a workbook and recipe.
I am passionate about soap making and helping our environment by using only natural ingredients. I'm proud to have won the 'Theo Paphitis #SBS' award and the 'QueenOf' enriched soap award.
Small groups. Maximum 4 people. Please let me know if you require a different date. More dates will be added soon.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All material and equipment supplied, including refreshments and light lunch. You can meet the animals while you're here, say 'hello' to my 22 year old horse Felix, and his friends Dean and Frank the Angora goats, and Arthur and Brendan the Jacob sheep. There are also numerous rescue chickens and ducks and an aviary where my Quaker parakeet Sully aka 'Tommy Shelby' may say 'hello' to you.
Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
I had a wonderful day today making ethical soaps, being guided and taught by Rosie who is an excellent teacher and host. Her manual covers the basic in's and out's of soap making, easy to follow, in word and pictures as well as helful additional information at the back. She freely offers advice and tips regarding the whole process of soap making and more. This course is excellent value for money. If you want to learn how to make soap at home, this is the best place to start!
Inspiring teacher in an inspiring country side with lots of her animals to enjoy in the lunch break.
Susanne Keil - - #13638
Response from Organik Orangutan:Thank you Susanne you made beautiful soaps, look forward to seeing pictures when they're out of their moulds and cut. Loved hearing about your animals, look forward to seeing you again. Rosie
My daughter and I attended Rosie's soap making course yesterday. We had a fantastic time!
Rosie is an excellent tutor and explains really carefully all you need to know about soap making. We were proud of our achievements as we came away with two big batches of soap that we made under her attentive supervision. In the morning we made unscented and in the afternoon, after carefully selecting essential oils, we made scented.
Not only is Rosie a superb tutor but also a welcoming and generous host, plying us with proper leaf tea, proper ground coffee, cakes and biscuits throughout the day. She even provided us with lunch.
Rosie holds her courses in the beautiful Shropshire countryside and enjoys letting you meet all her animals which is a real bonus to an already lovely experience.
Jan Bagnall - - #13048
Response from Organik Orangutan:Hi Jan and Louise (Lou)
It was lovely to meet you both and thank you so much for a lovely review. Hope you had a good journey home.
You made some gorgeous soaps, I would love to see a photograph when they are out of their moulds and cut. Hope to see you again on one of my other workshops. Kind regards Rosie
Great course!!My friend and I went on the cold process soap making course this weekend and had a great time . Rosie was very good instructor she was friendly, helpful and explained the process well. We made beautiful scented and unscented soaps. She gave us lots of advice and great tips. I'm looking forward to her other courses.
Nasim - - #12598
Response from Organik Orangutan:Thank you Nasim it was lovely to meet you and Sana. Hope you enjoy your soap making journey. Best wishes Rosie
I attended (with 3 family members) the ‘Palm Oil Free Organic Soap Making Workshop’ with Rosie yesterday. We had a fantastic day and came home with an array of the most beautiful soaps! Rosie made us very welcomed and looked after us so well including providing a delicious lunch (taking into account our dietary requirements, as we are all vegan), drinks all day and lovely vegan chocolate cake! We learnt so much and were provided with everything we needed, plus a huge choice of textures/colours/oils to choose from to add to each batch of soap making them each individual.
This workshop is suitable for beginners (like us) and we have left with an understanding and instructions of how to make our own soaps at home safely and following guidelines which will enable us to make beautiful creations that are fit for purpose. I can’t wait to start making our own soaps!
It was also lovely to meet all of Rosie’s animals, hear their stories and walk around the stunning grounds. The energetic Del-Boy and gentle Lizzie provided great company / entertainment at every opportunity!
Rosie has a wealth of knowledge and expertise and it was fantastic to learn a new craft with her and I can’t wait to go to another of her workshops. I would recommend this workshop for anyone with an interest in soap making or as a gift, which would be a lovely way to spend a day.
Julie Brook - - #12299
Response from Organik Orangutan:Thank you so much Julie for your wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your lovely family and I'm so happy you enjoyed the day. I look forward to meeting you all again in the spring. Rosie x
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Course Start DatesFriday 23rd March 2018
Friday 6th April 2018
Saturday 21st April 2018
Friday 4th May 2018
Thursday 10th May 2018
Thursday 24th May 2018
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
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