The Complete Soapmaker: Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Luxurious Handmade Soaps

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Sterling, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
7 Reviews
"One can still make homemade soap with delightful fragrances and interesting textures....Provides detailed instructions and recipes for basic lye soaps made with animal or vegetable fats, and for hand-milled and specialty soaps using almond meal, chamomile, glycerin, and milk that expand on those basic formulas. Shampoo and liquid are covered as well."-- "LJ

. "You'll also learn a little something about the history and origins of soap and soap making, and a lot about making all sizes and shapes of soap, creating marbled and confetti effects, and adding fragrance, herbs and natural dyes...."-- "Woman's Day Crafts & Needlework

. ."..awash with over 60 recipes...In addition, tips on how to store, wrap, decorate and display soap are included."-- "Country Woman

. 128 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.

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Review: The Complete Soapmaker: Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Luxurious Handmade Soaps

User Review  - Woodall - Goodreads

Awesome techniques and recipes. Very thorough instructions and photos to show. Can't wait to try it with some of my garden herbs! Read full review

Review: The Complete Soapmaker: Tips, Techniques & Recipes for Luxurious Handmade Soaps

User Review  - Lindsay - Goodreads

Two words: beef tallow. No thank you. I got some good ideas, but reading this book mostly made me want to try other books or experiment with internet recipes. So far, so good. Read full review

Contents

An Introduction to Soap Making
Working Carefully
28
HandMilled Soaps
46
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Coney teaches gardening at Tanglewood Gardens

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