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Eileen

Soap Making

1pm-3pm £35pp

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One of the easiest ways to ditch plastic is to switch to soap bars and what better way then to make your own?

Find out the secrets and learn how to make soap in the traditional cold process way by watching a live demonstration by Eileen.

Session includes:
-Brief introduction to basic history and chemistry of soap making
-Safety around sodium hydroxide
-A chance to pour your own individual bar of handmade soap and to get creative with scents and decorations

Come away with your own bar of soap, a full size signature bar of Handmade by Nature soap, worksheet and recipe
printouts.

Coffee & cake included


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Clara Vale Village Hall, NE40 3SY
(Plenty of parking and wheelchair accessible)

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Eileen

Eco Candle Making 

1pm -3pm £35pp

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Impress your friend's with your own handmade  eco candle

 

 

You'll start by sanding your own recycled wine bottle, learn about candle making and mix your own paraben free scent, pour your own wax and finish with your own personal label.

Coffee & Cake included

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Eileen

Wax Food Wrap Making

1pm - 3pm £20pp

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Learn how to make your own reusable food wraps and do away with cling film forever. Come away with 3 different sized wraps ready to use.

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1-2-1 Private Course

 

Learn better on your own or in small groups?

 

 

One of the easiest ways to ditch plastic is to switch to soap bars and what better way

then to make your own? Find out the secrets and learn how to make soap in the

traditional cold process way.

 

Summary:

 

Upon arrival enjoy a slice of cake and a hot brew whilst we have a chat about how the day will unfold and what will be achieved by the end of the course. We’ll discuss the theory, history and process of soap making and explore the raw ingredients and their properties followed by a step by step demonstration on soap making.

 

Enjoy a delicious lunch provided by the Urban Bakery.  After lunch, brimming with ideas and inspiration the afternoon session is where you put all your theory into practice and get really creative formulating your own recipe using whatever ingredients you’d like such as essential oils, oats, flowers, honey, colours the works!

 

Whatever you have made is yours to take home on the day- we are happy to post out if more convenient if you’ve traveled far.

 

 

 

Schedule:

 

10:00 – Arrival – Tea/Coffee & Cake

 

Morning Session: 10-12pm

 

- Brief history and basic chemistry of soap making

- Sodium Hydroxide and Safety

- Preparation of molds and molding options

-Calculating the capacity of your chosen mold & using the Soap Calculator

-Using additives in soap such as flowers, seeds, oats, oxides, herbs, spices and clays

- Colouring your natural soaps

- Adding nutrient oils for various skin conditions

- Blending pure essential oils for fragrance and therapeutic properties

- Mixing, pouring, cutting, curing and storing your finished soaps

 

Lunch: 12:00-12:45 Provided by the delicious Urban Bakery

 

Afternoon Session: 12:45-4pm

 

A supervised afternoon of soap making using a variety of oils, fats, butters and nutrient oils.

- Playing with colour, fragrance and experimenting with additives such as poppy seeds, flowers, oats and honey

- Recipe formulation and explanation of the SAP calculator and SAP Values

- Advanced design tutorials

- You will learn how to swirl and layer your soaps in various ways

 

Prices: £300 (1 person) £500 ( 2 people) £600 ( 3 people) email eileen@handmadebynature.co.uk to arrange dates

Group Demonstrations 

Planning a corporate team building exercise or event?

 

Group Session on Soap Making– Groups of up to 12 
£20.00 per person (We come to your venue)


One of the easiest ways to ditch plastic is to switch to soap bars and what better
way then to make your own?

 

Find out the secrets and learn how to make soap in the traditional cold process way
by watching a live demonstration by Eileen


Session includes:


-Brief introduction to basic history and chemistry of soap making
-Safety around sodium hydroxide
-A chance to pour your own individual bar of handmade soap and to get creative with scents and decorations
Come away with your own bar of soap, a signature bar of Handmade by Nature soap, worksheet and recipe printouts.

 

 

email eileen@handmadebynature.co.uk to arrange dates

Contact Us

 

Registered Address

9 Albert Street

Victoria Garesfield

Rowlands Gill

NE39 2JA

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