Category Archives: Fresh Soap

The Soap Studio is Busy!

Tonight about 7 I thought I was done for the evening, but then I looked on my phone for the time of sunset – still had an hour of light! So I went out and made two batches – Patchouli … Continue reading

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More soap!

Sweetgrass with a little yellow clay and a topping of crumbled white sage from my old garden. Sandalwood with some henna powder mixed in. All tucked in for the night. It smells great out there.

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On the Soap Rack

Lavender and Oatmeal

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Sure Smells Great in the Studio

Just put in some soaping time. Saffron and Cedar with gorgeous calendula petals grown by my sister Kirstin. And sheerly tinted Coconut Lime, one of my sister Andrea’s favorites. I’ll unmold them tomorrow and make up some Patchouli Spice, inspired … Continue reading

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Simple

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The First Studio Soap!

After months and months of no time to turn around, the first batch in the new Studio has been poured!  It’s for our friends at the Owl Nest – their signature orange and patchouli blend.  It’s in the mold and … Continue reading

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Micro test batches

Two old favorites I’ve not made in a long time. Western Shore and Lavender Peach. Testing new method and new colorants. Smells great down here!

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Pretty Swirls

Cut bar from the workshop.

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Soap Lesson at Spinning Guild

We made hot process in a slow cooker, while it was cooking we did cold process.  With a very nice three-color in-the-pot swirl.  Then we had lunch, then we sculpted the neutral slow cooker soap.  Lots of fun.     … Continue reading

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Grail Maiden in the Mold

  Grail Maiden topped with Frankincense and Sandalwood powder.   In my new soapmaking apron.

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