[soapcraft] Re: Soap Swap

  • From: "Liz Brook" <liz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <soapcraft@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 19:15:10 +1200

LOL Mandy - It does sound grand doesn't it!  I was determined that it wasn't 
going to be called the shed - but it is really.  I share it with the unused 
beehive boxes, the boys motorbikes (at feijoa season time), stored family 
furniture, garden pumpkins, etc, etc.  But, I love it, it is 'my' space.  When 
we had it built we had the stained glass window from my Dad's house built into 
the front.  On a sunny day the sun streams through and the colours are magical 
and I get very wistful.

Anyway - when you do your pattycake soaps - how do you ice?  Do you keep some 
of the soap and let it trace a bit more and do you use a sauce bottle to do it? 
 I love the way these soaps look, but they look a bit fiddly for me.  Post a 
pic Mandy, I'd love to see them.

Good luck at the festival - sell heaps!
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Mandy Coleman 
  To: soapcraft@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Friday, June 25, 2010 7:06 PM
  Subject: [soapcraft] Re: Soap Swap



  Kia ora


  I so like the idea of a studio.sigh..i made my soap on Tuesday along with 
pattycake soaps, well that was really fun icing them with cocoa coloured choc 
scented icing

  Off to kowhaiwhai tomorrow for the solstice festival to sell (hopefully) some 
soap. J



  Mandy Coleman

  Mokihinui Mansions

  36-56 Lewis Street


  RD1 Westport




  From: soapcraft-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:soapcraft-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
On Behalf Of Liz Brook
  Sent: Friday, 25 June 2010 5:38 p.m.
  To: Soapcraft
  Subject: [soapcraft] Soap Swap


  Anyone got their soap made yet?  Did I understand Louise that yours is done?


  I made mine today - well two versions of the same, sort of.  It's exciting to 
see what they will look like tomorrow.  I love the setting up and organising of 
the jugs, spatulas, spoons, plates, sticks, weighing, melting, stirring, 
pouring, fiddling and final wrapping up of the soap.  I don't enjoy the clean 
up.  I love going to sleep wondering if what I'd imagined I wanted - will be in 
the morning.  I love waking up, having my morning cuppa and heading out to the 
studio to see what my latest creation is - did it work, how will it look, did I 
do a good job, am I happy, will anyone else like it etc. etc.  Such fun!




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