Soap Making Class

Learn how to make your own natural soap bars



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 10

label $120 - $140 (or 4 payments of $30 - $35 Afterpay)
($140 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, $130 for 5+ guests, $120 for 8+ guests. $100 per class surcharge applies for private classes)

In this workshop you will learn how to make your own 100% natural soap using the hot process method. This workshop is perfect for beginners and those who are environmentally conscious. 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. There will be a few bases available and a selection of essential oils, colours, exfoliants and other ingredients to add to your soap.

All materials and tools are supplied on the day. You will go home with your very own custom made soaps plus instructions for how to continue at home.

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 workshop is great for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, baby shower, birthday, special occasion, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.



Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
You will go home with your very own custom made soaps plus instructions for how to continue at home.
 
What to bring
No need to bring a thing!
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift, Father's Day gift or birthday gift.


Handmaker's Factory is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

All students must sign in upon arriving, sanitise their hands and adhere to social distancing and mask restrictions.
Our studio is large and allows students to be spaced out. Regular cleaning is practiced throughout the studio.

Location

Handmaker's Factory - 579 Barkly Street, West Footscray VIC

Your teacher can also travel within 30 kms of West Footscray for private classes

Your teacher
Handmaker's Factory
Handmaker's Factory

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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.

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Jude Michaels Aug 2022


Great class run by Nichola, it’s wonderful that we create and make our own soaps, candles and most anything you want. So many courses available, so there’s no boredom!

Katherine Whitehorn Jul 2022


Thoroughly enjoyed this workshop and learning about the hot oil method of making soap. Very pleased with the amount of different soaps I left with too. Thanks for a fun session!

Soap Making Class review by Katherine Whitehorn

Roanne Maxwell Jul 2022


Great class with Nicola, well set up workspace and lots of options and choices for personalising the soaps. Clear instructions and guidance, and lots of tips and tricks, with a very practical emphasis on how to do the process at home. I had a lovely day, and feel confident that I could do this at home in the future!

Georgia Stensness Jul 2022


Great teacher and had a lot of fun. Big plus is that we are provided with a how to guide to take home so we can make our own soaps! Would recommend.

Soap Making Class review by Georgia Stensness

Tina Moorthy May 2022

14 ClassBento workshops attended • 10 reviews


I live far from where the class was held, but I must say it was WELL WORTH travelling the distance to do this workshop. The smells in the class was divine. The whole process of making soap was very therapeutic and blissful. We all got to make and take home a lot of soap. The teacher(Nicola) was very informative in explaining the process and showed us a good demonstration with plenty of extra details so that we all had enough knowledge to make our own soaps at home. It was fun mixing up different ingredients that gave different functions for the soap almost like adding magic potions.

Menaka Wijesinha May 2022


The process of making soap is very enjoyable. The teacher explains each of the steps thoroughly so that you can replicate it at home.
All ingredients are provided and it is a fun way to spend time with friends or family
.

Soap Making workshop review by Menaka Wijesinha

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Kirsty Roberts Mar 2022


Soap making was fun!
Lots of information to retain about the process and the guide book provided will support making my own batch of soap at home :)

Soap Making workshop review by Kirsty Roberts

Steven Lamattina Mar 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Great class with a knowledgeable and friendly teacher. The space was organised well and got to focus on choosing what kind of soaps we wanted to make, rather than cleaning up etc., so great use of time. Ended up with a heap of soap, so good if you want to gift it! Mine were a bit ugly haha but had fun!

Soap Making workshop review by Steven Lamattina

Eunsung Shin Mar 2022


It was great soap making class! I was enjoyed and had good experiences!
Thanks you so much!

Soap Making workshop review by Eunsung Shin

Julie Peacock Jul 2021

8 ClassBento workshops attended • 8 reviews


Started with a warm welcome into the spacious and well laid out studio. The process was well explained including a thorough explanation of the equipment. there were lots of different options to choose from to add to your soap. A friendly atmosphere and we left with an abundance of soap. Loved it

Soap Making Class review by Julie Peacock Sydney

Sarah McConchie Jul 2021

11 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


Great class with lots of tips on fragrance and colouring of soaps, and our teacher could not have been more encouraging.
Can't wait to make my own soaps at home after all we were taught today

Soap Making workshop review by Sarah McConchie Sydney

Slavica Grbin Jul 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended


I will enjoy my healthy soap and shampoo. Great teacher, fun class.
Can't wait for my next class.

Tamara Oakley May 2021


Was a great class was very informative. Nicola was great.
Cant wait for the candle making class next week.

Danielle Rintoule May 2021


Nichola is so lovely and she is patient and
Very accommodating to everyone. She made everything seem easy. Thoroughly recommend this course to anyone

Carissa Stevenson May 2021


Great selection of ingredients to make a wide variety of soaps. Will be simple enough to continue making at home which is awesome

Soap Making Class review by Carissa Stevenson

Crystal Spiteri May 2021


Nicola is a great teacher, answered questions, friendly, talked through every step. Took home everything I made. Would definitely recommend this class.

Beckett Sievewright Jan 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended


The teacher was very friendly and we brought home heaps more soap and shampoo bars than we thought we would

Soap Making workshop review by Beckett Sievewright

Joanne Natoli Jan 2021


Nicollett was great, she answered all my questions, was very helpful & patient. The money I paid was worth spending on the workshop. The only thing I would suggest is maybe a little kitlike - indicator paper, thermometer, little wooden spoon along with the information that she gives you.
I really enjoyed my time at the Handmakers Factory.

Nicole Mackie-Jones Dec 2020


The class was great
Quite a relaxed vibe and Nichola is friendly and approachable, you come out of the session with lots of soap.

Mina Park Mar 2020


We had a great time at our class today. The teacher was great she answered all our questions and gave us good tips.
We had 5 students in our class. The space was intimate and great.
There were so many types of oils, herbs, clays and colours to make different kind of our own soap.
We were lucky to have less people in the class so we all can take a lot of soap home.

Soap Making Class review by Mina Park Sydney

Marie Vilchez Feb 2020


Teacher was good and had a lot of helpful tips. We made over a kilo of soap each so its value for money.

Maria Fichera Feb 2020


I really enjoyed the soap and shampoo bar making class today. Left with a good amount of soap The lesson was very easy to follow and fought very well.
Thank you so much!

Isata Kabia Sep 2019


The class was interesting. I had no experience, the teacher makes it easy for me to understand every details and she was patiently answering to all our questions. I can say I am 100% confident to make soap and shampoo. She also give us websites to buy equipment and ingredients and that we can call her if we needed help in the future.
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