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Palm Oil Free Organic Soap Making Workshop


Duration: One day

Price: £99

Run by: Rosemarie
at Organik Orangutan

7917733127

Granary, Meretown Court
Meretown
Newport
Newport
Shropshire
TF10 8BX

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About the Course

*** Saturday 26th January 2019 is now full ***
*** The workshop on the 23rd February is a half day held at the Dorothy Clive garden centre. £55 Please contact the garden centre directly 01630 647237

Suitable for beginners, Individuals, small and large groups (max 4). Or I can come to you for corporate events, get-togethers etc Max 10

Please contact me if you don't see a day/date that would suit you. I can do most weekdays/weekends. I can also offer half day workshops to fit around the school or work day.

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.

Please let me know if you require a different date, I am flexible for most week days. 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 23 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 may say 'hello' to you.

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.



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I spent last saturday at the soap workshop. Along with my sister as i had brought her this for her bday. As i had done the felt workshop. Which i loved. We both had a fab time. And really loved making are lovely scented soaps. We where made very welcome. And given lovely cake and drinks through out the half day. Cant wait to use my soap.
Thanks rosie for a great time.

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Thank you so much Charlotte for attending another of my workshops, it was lovely to see you again, and thank you for the lovely review. Del Boy was really pleased to see you :)
Hope to see you again. Rosie x

Spent last Saturday afternoon at your soap-making workshop. Thank you so much for bringing this great workshop to where we live in Isleworth. We were a big group of ten and you were so well organised and fully equipped for us. The whole experience was great fun and we learnt a lot as well as coming away with a batch of beautiful handmade soap each. We all want to do it again and hope you will come back in the New Year with your skin care workshop.
All the best
Madeleine

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Madeleine
It was great fun and fantastic to meet such an enthusiastic group of ladies.
Thank you for inviting me. Will definitely bring my workshop down again. Rosie x

Spent the day with my Daughter on the soap making course. What a fabulous day! Learned so much from Rosie and created some beautiful soaps. We left with all our creations and lots of ideas. Luch was delicous and it was lovely meeting the animals.

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Thank you Juliet and Amelia, it was lovely to meet you both.
Hope to see you again on the skincare.
Rosie

I had a great day making soaps and skincare products with Rosie. She was able to host a bespoke day for me which which had a combination of soap making in the morning, followed by a lovely lunch, then an afternoon of making skincare products such as body butters, face creams, face oils and body oils, all wrapped up with some tea and cake! She also kindly gave me one of her soaps for my babies eczema :) Rosie was knowledgeable in each subject and professional in her approach. I'd recommend Rosie if you are hoping to make some products of your own or for a potential business prospect. Thanks again for the lovely day!

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Tiffany
It was lovely to meet you I hope you are successful in what ever you decide to do.
Many thanks for your review. Rosie

Thank you Rosie for a really informative and interesting day of soap making. I had a wonderful time learning about all the natural ingredients that go into the soap and the science behind it all. I am looking forward to putting it into practice now and trying out the delicious smelling soaps I got to take home! I hope to make it to another one of your workshops one day.

Sasha

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Sasha
It was lovely to meet you. So glad you found the workshop informative, I hope you carry on making gorgeous soap.
Hope to see you again on the skincare workshop
Rosie

Thank you Rosie for a splendid, informative day. I now know that it is quite simple to make the type of soap that I love to use. And the way you explained it, with lovely clear notes to, means I am quite confident to make more.
A lovely day spent in the farm wirh deicious food and a lovely friendly animals. Thank you!

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

It was lovely to meet you Janet, you made some gorgeous soap. I hope you carry on making soap and hope to see you on another workshop Rosie

I had a wonderful morning at your felt worshop. You made me sooo welcome and you are a great teacher and very easy to follow and understand. I was so pleased that i came away with a end product. And will be trying it home myself. Im even thinking of doing the soap workshop. Thanks again charlotte.

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Charlotte it was lovely to meet you, so glad you enjoyed the felting workshop.
Look forward to seeing you on a soap making workshop.
Rosie

Rosie was kind enough to do a course for me and my partner making soap using milk from our own goats! We really did enjoy the course and looking forward to using what we learnt to help grow our business.

Many Thanks

Jade and Nathan

It's Baaa-th Time Goats Milk Soap

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

It was lovely to meet you both, good luck with your business venture. Rosie

Had an absolutely fantastic time on the course yesterday. Rosie is an absolute delight who made me feel so welcome from the moment I arrived. I was extremely fortunate to be the only one on the course so it really felt like I was on the receiving end of some excellent information, though I’m sure it’s just as enjoyable if there is a group of you as well. Rosie is a font of knowledge and the course runs through all of the background about soap history, the equipment and the chemistry involved, why Rosie doesn’t use any palm oil in her soaps and a wealth of other information. I also enjoyed a delicious lunch and snacks and we had a good natter over a cup of tea! My soaps were carefully packaged up for me to take home and I cannot wait for them to cure so I can try them out. I thoroughly recommend this course and would love to have a go on her skincare workshop when I can.

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Marisa
It was lovely to meet you and hearing all about your family and your 'going green' efforts. I really enjoyed reading your blog about your day afterwards. https://thenatigerjumpedout.wordpress.com/
I look forward to seeing you in a skincare workshop soon. Rosie

Rosie was kind enough to do a bespoke 121 course for me covering beautiful, organic, palm oil free soap making, skincare, oils and body butter and compliance for business purposes.

We fitted an awful lot into the day along with delicious homemade lunch and snacks as well as a walk around Rosies beautiful grounds meeting her fantastic extended family of sheep, goats and horse with the dogs.

Rosie is very knowledgable and if youre interested in aquiring these skills and keen to focus on organic, natural and ethical methods I would highly recommend you book a course with Organik Orangutan.

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Sally
It was lovely to meet you. So glad you enjoyed the workshop - your soaps looks amazing. Thank you for a great review and all the best with your business ventures. Rosie

What a fabulous day ! I have learnt so much today as Rosie is such a calm and gentle teacher for whom no question is a silly one. She has provided me with detailed information about how to make soap and the health and safety issues involved - not to mention tea/coffee/cakes all day and a lovely lunch. I have made some amazing soaps under Rosie's expert guidance and can't wait to be able to use them ( maybe gift some - if I can bear to). They smell and look amazing - another fabulous day - will be booking the organic skin care course soon - Thank you rosie .

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Response from Organik Orangutan:

Hi Laura

Lovely to see you again, you're a great student. The soaps you made are amazing really looking forward to seeing them when they're out of their moulds. Yes, please do come back for the Skincare workshop, look forward to seeing you then. Rosie

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.
Loved it!!!

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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.

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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.

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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

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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 Dates

Tuesday 8th January 2019
Saturday 12th January 2019
Thursday 17th January 2019
Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Saturday 26th January 2019
Thursday 31st January 2019
Saturday 9th February 2019
Saturday 23rd February 2019
Saturday 9th March 2019
Saturday 23rd March 2019

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  • Teen friendly

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