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Adventures in Mold Making Part II - Sprigs to Soap!

Adventures in Mold Making Part II - Sprigs to Soap!

I've been making soap for I don't know how long, maybe 20 years. My first soap was made using Melt and Pour (MP) base purchased at a local craft store. Almost all the big-box craft stores carry a selection of MP soap kits and accessories. (Although, the quality of the...

September Soap Club Challenge - Piping Techniques

September Soap Club Challenge - Piping Techniques

So as a new soaper, and dessert lover, I decided to enter this months contest from Soap Challenge Club. I'm entering the newbie category, as this is only my second soap attempt on record. This month's challenge was piping techniques using cold process soap. I chose to do dessert soaps...

Adventures in Mold Making Part I - Plaster Sprigs for Pottery

Adventures in Mold Making Part I - Plaster Sprigs for Pottery

First, a little history. Making pottery making is extremely labor-intensive, so we look for aids to reduce labor and time wherever we can find them. Molds are one of the oldest tools potters used to create functional objects that were affordable and beautiful.  There are many kinds of molds and...