Make Your Own Soap at Home
LIVE STREAMING

How to make your own soap using the hot process method



1 hour Class size 3 to 50 label $65


In need of productive indoor activities? In this live streaming workshop, you will learn how to make your own 100 percent natural soap using the hot process method.

This workshop is perfect for beginners. You will learn how to prepare, make and pour your soap and how to do so safely.

We'll begin with a thorough explanation of the equipment and materials required and how to do so affordably and sustainably. We will then move on to a detailed demonstration of how to mix and prepare your soap base and you will have time to experiment.

We will discuss how to scent your soap with essential oils, how to add colours, exfoliants and other ingredients.

We will use caustic soda to make the lye required to make soap. You will be shown how to use this safely.

No creative experience necessary.

This is a demonstration workshop only. No kit included due to the danger of shipping caustic soda. All ingredients can be found locally in your supermarkets and Bunnings. You may find it more beneficial to watch and take notes/ask questions then work at your own pace with the help of a recording of the workshop.



Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:



Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What to bring
EQUIPMENT NEEDED
(All equipment should be kept separate from your kitchen equipment)
- Rubber gloves
- Goggles
- Mask
- Slow Cooker
- Electronic scales
- Stick blender
- Spatula
- Mixing bowl
- Heatproof measuring jug
- Small measuring bowl
- Measuring spoons
- Soap moulds-commercial, silicone shapes or create your own
- Cutting tool-knife/dough scraper
- Thermometer
- PH test strips

BASIC INGREDIENTS
- Oils
- Caustic soda (can be purchased in the cleaning aisle at the supermarket or Bunnings)
- Water

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS
- Additional ingredients will be discussed during the workshop.
 
Suitable for

This Live streaming class is a great indoor activity idea for virtual team building activities at home.

Your teacher
Handmaker's Factory
Handmaker's Factory

4.9 (153)
8k

Handmaker's Factory is a studio space in West Footscray, Melbourne empowering people to confidently create in a sustainable way, share their knowledge and learn new skills through creative workshops & DIY kits.

Verified reviews

Sadie Cuming • Sep 2020


The Maker’s classes are excellent, I just love the information that is so freely shared and learning from someone who really knows their stuff.

5 stars from me!

Rini Ismail • Jun 2020


A great refresher course as I had attended in class before with Nichola. Truly enjoyed it. Nichola is such a natural host and great instructor. She answered any questions we have.

With the recording and multiple camera views (image), it's a great way to keep practicing at own pace Just waiting on a few more kits and ingredients before on the way to making my own soaps.

Soap Making workshop review by Rini Ismail Sydney

Sheree Ford • May 2020


This is a lovely workshop that is easy to do and follow along with. Nichola is a knowledgeable teacher and coveted everything we needed to know. Would definitely recommend.

Maribel Finnin • Apr 2020


This class was great - The online platform worked well with multiple camera angles so every stage of the process could be seen clearly - it was probably better than the view in real life! Nichola is a great teacher - took us through all of the steps and was very knowledgeable about the whole process and offering handy hints, always happy to answer questions. I feel confident to have a go at this at home. Loved it and will definitely look at doing more courses Thanks for a great class!

Amber Mawene • Apr 2020


Nic is a natural host. She was patient with participants tech problems, answered all questions quickly and offered useful tips for the future.

The class was easy to follow, easy enough for someone like me who has never been a particularly 'crafty' person. I find watching and participating a more effective learning method than reading a guide. The fact that we have this recording is great as I can go back and watch it again and again.

I am based in the UK and the class was held at a convenient time for both Australian and UK residents.

Great Class, Great host, would definitely recommend.

Elaine Willis • Apr 2020


Hi Nichola It was very interesting watching what goes on in making soap a lot more than i thought!
If i could give you 10 out of 5 I would of.
You make everything look so easy.
Will be joining you again soon.
Elaine
Learn Screen Printing at Home

date_range 26 Sep, 11 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $50 - $145

4.9 (13)

Make Soy Candles at Home

date_range 1 Oct, 11 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $44 - $66

4.9 (36)

Introduction to Ceramics at Home

date_range 27 Sep, 9 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $90

4.9 (7)

Soap and Shampoo Making Class

date_range Sun 4 Oct, 10am

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $115 - $140

3k+

8k

Make Natural Incense at Home

date_range Fri 9 Oct, 2pm

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $22 - $44

5.0 (7)

Learn Indigo Shibori Dyeing at Home

date_range Wed 7 Oct, 10am

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $90 - $130

5.0 (10)

Sew a Reusable Face Mask from Fabric

date_range Tue 29 Sep, 2pm

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

label Free

5.0 (8)

8k

Indigo Shibori Dyeing Workshop

date_range Sat 3 Oct, 10am

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $180 - $200

3k+

8k

Carve Your Own Rubber Stamps at Home

date_range Sun 27 Sep, 1pm

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $35 - $90

3k+

Lampshade Making Workshop

date_range Sun 4 Oct, 2pm

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $70 - $75

3k+

8k

Silk Painting Class

date_range Thu 1 Oct, 12pm

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $75

8k

3k+

Eco Candle Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $50

4.8 (10)

8k

Learn How to Weave at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $140

4.7 (18)

How to Make Geode Bath Bombs at Home

date_range 24 Oct, 28 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $90 - $90

8k

Introduction to Ceramics Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $95 - $110

3k+

8k

Make Botanical Wax Tablets at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $20 - $50

5.0 (7)

Make Botanical Dyes for Fabric and Yarn at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $75 - $120

4.8 (5)

Soy Candle Making Craft Box/Kit

local_shipping Ships to you

label $48

8k

3k+

Screen Printing Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $200

3k+

8k

Incense Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $40

3k+

8k

Make Recycled Paper at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $40 - $85

3k+

Weaving Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $220 - $240

3k+

8k

Design Your Own Lampshade Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $140

8k

3k+

Paper, Cut and Collage Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $77

8k

3k+

Slime Making Class for Kids (5-14 Years)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $25

8k

3k+

Botanical Printing Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $65 - $75

8k

3k+

Photo Emulsion Screen Printing Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray

label $230

8k

3k+

Katazome Rice Paste Resist Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $150 - $175

8k

3k+

Natural Dyes Printing and Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $180

8k

3k+

Botanical Dyeing with Plants and Indigo Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $180

8k

3k+

Recycled Paper Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $60

8k

3k+

Botanical Wax Tablet Making Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $36

8k

3k+

Rubber Stamp Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $45

8k

3k+

Ceramics Surface Design Course

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray / Mobile

label $300

8k

3k+

Mini Screen Printing Craft Box / Kit

local_shipping Ships to you

label $125 - $160

8k

3k+

Make Your Own Lampshade at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $90

3k+

Katazome Rice Paste Resist Class at Home

date_range Your choice of time

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $90 - $130

3k+

Indigo Dye Vat Craft Box / Kit

local_shipping Ships to you

label $38 - $58

8k

3k+

DIY Organic Beauty Products

date_range Sat 3 Oct, 11:30am

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $82

4.9 (12)

DIY Beeswax Wraps at Home

date_range 5 Oct, 9 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $59

5.0 (22)

DIY Beeswax Wraps Workshop

date_range 7 Oct, 28 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $60

5.0 (15)

Make Clay Planters

date_range Runs regularly

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $100 - $140

4.8 (19)

Make a Dream Catcher with Flowers and Crystal

date_range Runs regularly

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $127 - $137

4.9 (20)

Candle Making Course

date_range Runs regularly

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $65 - $99

4.8 (13)

DIY Homemade Gnocchi

date_range Runs regularly

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $39 - $59

4.9 (14)

Make Four Gin Cocktails

date_range 9 Oct, 23 Oct

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Cocktail kit delivered

label $35 - $69

4.9 (53)

Mindful Art Kintsugi at Home

date_range Runs regularly

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $180

5.0 (20)

Watercolour Painting for Absolute Beginners

date_range Runs regularly

videocam

LIVE STREAMING

local_shipping Craft box delivered

label $40 - $78

4.9 (50)

1 5405 0 0 25 1 1 3 simple 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 30 -37.798891000 144.874616000 2020-10-02 15:00:00
V48I01Z33L 34c052b7f77f35dccea660a6ce51910d -37.810 144.970 production Melbourne VIC AU sydney melbourne brisbane gold coast adelaide perth canberra hunter valley