Terracotta soap – colour challenge, July 2014

A soap challenge with a difference this month – with a colour challenge rather than the usual challenge of learning a new swirling technique.  And best of all, there’s a separate category for natural colourants!  Thanks, Amy! Here’s my entry for this month: I made 3 soaps for the challenge, and found it quite tough to select the one to … Continue reading

Hanger swirled soaps

A couple of months ago I decided that I really wanted to experiment with the hanger swirl, including the secret feather swirl, so I made a few batches of soap experimenting with my newly-made “hanger”.  I bent some garden wire (which is coated in green plastic) to fit my molds, and used a couple of drinking straws over the wire … Continue reading