Why not visit Jindabyne and whilst you are here come and learn how to make natural Cold Processed Soap. Jacinta and the team run specialist courses where you can learn individually or bring a friend along. We'll share our ingredients and you will leave with a small batch of soap made exclusively by you!
What will you get from the workshop?
Our host and founder Jacinta who has been running this small business for several years, will:
- Learn A short history of soap making.
- Getting started - guidance on equipment. Safety guidance on how to use Sodium Hydroxide.
- How to add botanicals, clays and nutrients to your batch.
- Techniques on mixing, pattern and natural colourings.
- Essential oil blends.
- How to cut and store your soap.
- The legal aspects of selling soap.
- We start at 10 am with a morning of theory and practical skills. Then we create the soap batch and discuss techniques and tips for getting lovely patterns and colours into the soap.
- This wokshop is 100% hands-on.
- Learn a lost skill.
We only take 4 per session for this class
We'll supply all the equipment and ingredients plus a pack with the days course
If you and at least 3 others would like to do a workshop you can request a custom date that suits you and your friends, Tuesday to Saturday
This applies to all of our workshops.
Any previous experience necessary?
None, this class is perfect for beginners and more experienced crafters alike!
What do you need to bring?
Please be aware some colours and oils may stain, please choose your clothes etc. accordingly. You may wish to bring an apron to wear and enclosed shoes.
Please ensure that we are aware of any allergies you may have when booking.
This will ensure that wherever possible, substitutions can be made.
Please discuss any severe allergies, even if they do not seem relevant.
It is advised that you cover any cuts, grazes etc. with plasters or other coverings.
Please note traditional cold process soap takes 4-6 weeks to cure and we will explain this during the class. You can take it with you and we will explain how and when it can stored and then used or gifted.
If for any reason you need to cancel, please contact us to inform us of your need to cancel. Unfortunately no refunds can be given for cancellations but we can hold your payment as a credit..
They must have a paid booking. Prefer 15 years and over with a paying adult.
If you wish to bring your child you must supervise and assist your child especially due to handling raw ingredients and pure oils and hot ingredients. we do not recommend children for this workshop however.
We will be running these workshops regularly and adding new information all the time.
Minimum number of 1 is needed for the workshop to run.
Limited places available, so book fast.