Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Private Swirling Class at Otion

Yesterday was so much fun! Sally from Redmond, WA came up to Otion for a private class to learn the art of cold process swirling. She was such a pleasure to teach, and I can't wait to see her future projects!

We used the popular 18 bar birch mold (my favorite), and a blend of Energy, Strawberry and Lime fragrance oils for a delicious summer scent. Since she had never swirled before, we went all out and used yellow mica, hydrated green chrome oxide, ultramarine violet, ultramarine blue, and titanium dioxide pigments.

The soap came out great, but more importantly, Sally left with a ton of information, some simple tricks to make the soaping process go more efficiently and safely, a list of must-have tools that will save her time and energy, and a new found confidence and excitement for her colorful soap making endeavors. Thanks again Sally!


  1. Fantastic looking soap - and I'm sure the tips she left with will prove invaluable.

  2. Gorgeous swirling! These bars look so yummy...

  3. Thank you! It was SO much fun :-)