When I started making soap, I learned from the book Handcrafted Soap, by Dolores Boone. It is well worn – though I don’t follow the recipes, I follow the technique. I love the hot process soap method because it is fast and pretty hands-off. My style. My soap can be in the molds in about an hour and half, with only 15 minutes of hands-on time. Then the next day, it takes about 15 minutes to cut up the bars. Half hour soap!
This is not going to be a goat milk tutorial. There are so many good tutorials on the web and I’m not a proficient or knowledgeable enough soap maker to think I could cover the subject well. But here are some pictures and brief descriptions of the process I underwent yesterday in my first attempt at making goat milk soap.
Luke Pepper from the U2 tribute band in the UK, U2-2, contacted me to see if I would make him a skull cap. In his tribute band, Luke is The Edge, who always wears a beanie or skull cap.
A friend asked me to make her a pink apron. She has a retro apron for me to copy its style. I tried to find a picture online and this is the closest I could find. You can’t see the top of the apron in that picture (great picture, isn’t it? beautiful scenery!) but the […]
Springing off Sylvia’s Homekeeper’s Journal entry of yesterday. What one thing can I lay down, one thing that will cost me something to lay it down and serve God? Is my time being spent wisely, spiritually? Do I dread laying down my life? Why? What am I afraid of? Is my fear legitimate or is […]