Double, Double Toil and Trouble: Snail Soap

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Here, close to the southernmost tip of Africa, our summers are warm and dry. The rain falls in winter when low-pressure fronts sweep in from the south. This is the heartland of South African wine country and the local vineyards … Continued

St. Florian, Patron Saint of Soapmakers – Soap Mould Tutorial

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When I first started making soap I saw the world with new eyes. Anything and everything equipped with some form of cavity became the centre of intense focus as a potential soap mould. This is a common phase that many … Continued

Mexican Lace and How I Made A Silicone Texture Mat

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The way I store and wrap and transport soap, flat tops work very well. Adding interest to flat soap tops is a bit of a challenge and I’ve worked on several techniques for doing that. Embossing works well and one … Continued

Tutorial: Inverted Stamp Technique – Lattice Tops & More

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I’ve often been asked how the inverted stamp technique tops on my handcrafted soaps are made. A while ago I promised to write a tutorial with pictures about this so here we are. The inverted stamp technique is a method … Continued

Soap Stamps By Nature

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One of the things I love about soapmaking is that I get to play with all kinds of ideas and designs. I also have a soft spot for embossed soap; there’s just something about the commitment and irrevocability of making … Continued

NB! Our dispatch and shipping department is on leave from 26. Nov until 13. Dec. They will be back again packing and shipping orders from 14. Dec. Dismiss

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