Do you have an upcoming special event for which you'd like to make your own favors? Or perhaps you already make soap and would like to learn how to create and sell personalized favors for events such weddings, showers and corporate events.
Cae Byng of Soap Studio on Fifth has been making soap for 16 years and will teach you how to make your own beautiful melt and pour soaps. You will learn techniques such as layering, swirling, creating embeds and more. Cae created the soap in this class listing photo entirely out of soap!
Melt and pour soaps bring out your creative side and make wonderfully unique favors for any event. You can create customized soaps with special techniques and photo/logo paper inserts as part of your indie beauty product line. They can be personalized for any upcoming event - bridal or baby shower, even wedding or birthday celebration.
Glycerin soaps set up within an hour and do not require any "cure time", unlike cold process soaps. They also do not require the use of lye or sodium hydroxide. You'll learn how to color, scent, and use herbs and other additives of your choice
This is a hands-on workshop and students will create their own custom soaps. Students will also design with a special dissolvable, embed paper that is inserted into a custom soap. Imagine a clear bar of soap with an insert of quotes/words, logos/emblems, photos of people that center around a special event, such as a bride and groom, retiree or other celebration.Students will make and take home 8 custom bars.
Cae will share tips, tricks and creative ideas, including packaging for festive events, tips on which bases to purchase (and which ones to avoid), whichcolors work (and which ones can ruin soap) and more guidelines to save you time and money. In addition, you will receive a valuable class handout that includes a list of favorite suppliers.
Date: May 10
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Private Studio inside Little Shop of Crafts, 94th and Amsterdam in the Upper West Side
Please note that this class is non-refundable. You may send someone in your place if you contact us within 24 hours of class start time.
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