Cylinder Pour Soap

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If I say so myself, I am getting quite good at this soap-making business.  Well, sometimes I am.  I really love making soap so I am determined to learn from my mistakes.  This was my second try at making cylinder pour soap.  The first time, I let the batter get too thick, therefore, when I tried to pour it into the mould, it wouldn’t pour.  I had to spoon it in.  The colours were a bit yuk, too.  It ended up with white, grey and green.  The grey was a bit weird and the green was a bit “out there”.  To make things worse, I used Bramble Berry green tea fragrance oil which I didn’t particularly like.  Damn it! I bought a big bottle, too.  I will have to mix it with something else.

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Soap …. a work in progress

148copySoap making is so much fun – nearly as much fun as making bread, but not quite.  As I have said before, there is no greater delight than sitting on the floor in front of your oven with a glass of red wine, watching your bread rise.

But we are talking about soap today.  When you start out, you think it is going to be a cheap hobby… but then you want colours and perfumes and, oh, some glitter would be nice, as would some different shaped moulds and a cutter and…  Luckily, Aussie Soap Supplies is not too far away. Continue reading