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Making your own soap for personal use or gift giving can be a fun and rewarding activity. This page contains recipes and tips for soap making craft projects.

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Neatly Wrapped Homemade Soap

Packaging Homemade Soap for SaleThis is a page about packaging homemade soap. Whether it's for a bazaar or a boutique shop downtown, if you are making soap to sell, how you package it is important. Make a great first impression by packaging your homemade soap right.

 

Bar of Soap

Making Liquid Soap from Bars of SoapTo keep perfectly good soap slivers from washing down the drain, simply reuse them. This page is about making liquid soap from the remnants of soap bars.

 

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Where Can I Get Glycerin? Where can I buy glycerin for homemade bubble bath?

 

Striated homemade soap in reds, pinks, and blue.

Making Melt and Pour SoapThis is a page about making melt and pour soap. Homemade soap is a fun craft to get into. You can easily jump right in by using melt and pour bases. To these bases you can add a variety of inclusions such as fragrance, exfoliants, and colors to name a few.

 

Goat Milk Soap

Can You Make Goat Milk Soap Without Lye?It is necessary to use lye whenever making soap. This is a page about,"Can you make goat milk soap without lye?".

 

Citrus and Floral Homemade Soap - finished bar of soap with lace and sticker label

Citrus and Floral Homemade SoapI made these for an upcoming bridal tea party shower for the guests' goodie bags.

 

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Making Soap

How to Make Lye SoapsAged lye soap can be very good when used as a complexion bar. This is a page about how to make lye soaps.

 

Easy Gift Soaps

Easy Melt and Pour Gift SoapsUsing glycerine soap cubes and your favorite essential oil, spices, or other additions you can make fragrant gifts for friends and family. This is a page about making easy melt and pour gift soaps.

 

Making Homemade Soap, Bar of natural pine soap, with a pine branch, and a dish of green sea salt.

Making Homemade SoapThis is a page about making homemade soap. Soap making is a popular hobby that can easily be done in your own kitchen. There is a wealth of information available, whether you are interested in making bath, beauty, or liquid hand soap.

 

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Can I Rebatch Soap Chips in a Microwave?Can I use a microwave to rebatch soap chips?

 

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Soap Making Information?I'm very new to soap making, but I have an interest. I bought a book today that was full of information that scared the crap out of me. It talked a lot about 50 gallon drums of some concoction or other.

 

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Trouble Gathering Cotton Gauze Material with Serger?I have a Pfaff Coverlock 4862 serger. I also have the gathering foot that does well on lightweight denim or other material. It won't gather on a cotton gauze material. I have the pressure foot tension as far as it will go, and still no gathers. Any help would be appreciated.

 

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Slicing Glycerin Soap?Does anyone have advice on how to slice glycerin soap without crumbling it? My daughter is trying to make soap loafs and then slice them into bars.

 

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Oil Free Soap Recipe?I am looking for an old fashioned soap recipe using lye and lard but no oil. Many recipes I Googled had olive or other oils. I misplaced a simple recipe I had using only lye and lard. Thanks for any replies I receive.

 

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Soapmaking Recipes?Are there any soap makers out there that want to share a few recipes?

 

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Looking For Good Soap Recipe?I am looking for people who make their own soap.Do you have a good recipe?

 

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How Do You Make Fun Shaped Soap Confetti?Not confetti soap, where clear soap contains colorful bits. But confetti soap, the fun thin heart or flower shaped disks that you can sprinkle into the bath? My only guess is to make a big block of heart shaped soap and slice off thin wafers until I have enough for confetti.

 

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Soap Recipes?Looking for free soap recipes.

 

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Adding Ingredients To Soap Bases?Does anyone know if you can add additives to soap bases? I have some pumice powder that I want to add to liquid soap base, and I need a creamy liquid soap, that I could add jojoba beads to as well, to make mechanics soap.

 

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Homemade Bar Soap?Does anyone know how to make homeade bar soap? I want to make it in diffrent shapes and sizes. I have seen several for liquid hand soaps but I would like to have a recipe for a solid soap.

 

Coffee and Cream SoapMelt your soap down using a double boiler method. Once melted, stir in your instant coffee or coffee grounds, powdered milk and coffee fragrance oil.

 

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Earth Clay SoapMelt down your soap and water in a double boiler method. Once your soap is melted stir through the remaining ingredients and add any scent or color, then pour the mix into your soap molds.

 

Melt and Pour SoapmakingYou can melt the base in a double boiler or the microwave. If you choose the microwave, make sure you cover the bowl you are melting the melt and pour (MP) with Saran Wrap to keep the excess moisture from evaporating out.

 

Crayon Bath SoapsHave some containers ready for each color. You will also need something for a mold, an ice cube tray or something similar will work. Mix the soap flakes with the hot water, stirring constantly. If your soap flakes are not breaking down, place the pan on a little heat to melt it down further.

 

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Questions About Soapmaking?I'm new to soapmaking. In fact, I haven't made my first batch yet but I've researched the topic well on the Internet, gathered supplies and recipes and am all set to go. I understand saponification and the lye to fat ratios but I'm still confused about two things:

 

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Questions About Soap Favors?This is a wonderful idea for favors. I have two questions: Can Wilton candy molds be used to mold them without melting? (2) What about Ivory soap? Can you add enough oil to cover up that AWFUL smell? My Daughter (bless her heart) bought a real good deal on it and none of us can stand the smell.

 

Citrus and Floral Homemade Soap - finished bar of soap with lace and sticker label

Citrus and Floral Homemade SoapI made these for an upcoming bridal tea party shower for the guests' goodie bags.

 

Frog Soap Pond

Frog Soap PondHere's a unique craft for kids that I make. It's called "frog soap pond". It's made with glycerin. Then you just add the frog toys to the top with some type of adhesive.

 

Easy Gift Soaps

Easy Gift SoapsUsing glycerine soap cubes and your favorite oils, colors, or spices you can make lovely personalized gifts created for each of your recipients! A wonderful sinus clearing/headache reducing soap, revitalizing foot soap, hand scrubber, etc!

 

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Making Liquid Soap from Leftover Bar Soap?How much water and glycerin do you use to get the right consistency?

 

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Making Bar Soap from Liquid Soap?Is it possible to skip the grating of bar soap such as Ivory and just use the liquid version?

 

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Soap Made from Scraps Not Setting?I made new soap using scraps and some body oil. The soap is not setting. Any clues to fix the problem please?

 

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Making Soap Using Melt and Pour?I have been making soap using "melt and pour" soap with some success. But the only thing at the moment that I cannot master is when I tried to add oatmeal to make an exfoliating soap. The oats sink to the bottom.

 

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Making Liquid Soap from Tablets?Please enlighten me as to how to liquidate perfumed soap tablets freely available in market.

 

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Making a Bar of Soap from Bits?What can I do with the end bit of a bar of soap? How can I put the bits together to make one bar, of any shape?

 

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