Melt & Mold Soap Crafting

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Storey Publishing, Jan 1, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 134 pages

Soapmaking has never been this easy! The revolutionary melt-and-mold method is taking the craft world by storm. Beginning with a meltable glycerin base, you can create stunning transparent specialty soaps in minutes, with no lye and no waiting. It's as easy as melt, pour, mold, and decorate!

 

Melt-and-mold master C. Kaila Westerman shares her recipes for fabulous fun creations, such as Stained Glass Soap, Cat's Eyes, Flower Images, Sunrise Soap, Layer Cake Soap, Quilters Soap, Gemstones, and many more. The variations are limited only by your imagination. Color, fragrance, and other additives offer creative possibilities for manipulating light, form, and color; this book includes stunning color photos and simple step-by-step instructions for 30 different techniques. It's fun, fast, and easy!

 

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Contents

Six Easy Steps
6
Using Color
20
Controlling Light
46
Mastering Fragrance
70
Creating Form
88
Considering Function
114
Resources
128
Index
130
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C. Kaila Westerman is president of TKB Trading, LLC, a leading supplier of melt-and-mold craft materials. She has written numerous articles on soap crafting and is a member of the Handcraft Soap Makers' Guild. She lives in Oakland, California.

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