Advanced Soapmaking Photo
October 9, 2018

Folk School Class (pre-registration required) Advanced Soapmaking

  •  October 23, 2018
     5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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This class goes beyond the basics of just making a batch of soap into creating your own work of art. If you have made soap before and you would like to try some of the swirls you see me and others make this is the class for you!

Advanced Soapmaking Photo

There are a bunch of ways to create swirls in soap and I will teach as many varieties as there are students that sign up. You will get to choose from In The Pot Swirls, Butterfly Swirls, Plop Swirls (that one could have a better name in my opinion), Hangar Swirls and more. You will learn how to make all-natural cold process soap through creating a batch of your own.


Making swirls and two-toned soaps takes a little preparation, better time management, a different temperature range and several other skills (and preferably four hands) that you will learn in this class. Come have fun expanding your soapy knowledge!

Registration Includes

You’ll go home with a 2 pound batch of soap made entirely by you! This translates to about 8-10 bars of soap, once it’s cut. You’ll have the chance to choose your own color and scent from the beneficial herbs, clays and essential oils provided by the instructor. You will also leave with a simple-to-follow recipe, and knowledge of how to source your own ingredients.

Skill Level

No prior experienced required.

Best for Ages…

13 and older.

You should bring…

Stainless steel cooking pot that holds about 2 quarts (8 cups), whisk, Eye protection (we will have some available), Rubber gloves (cleaning type), a mold for your finished soap (can be purchased at Michael’s or Hobby Lobby)



1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.

Main Floor Space



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1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806

Duluth Folk School
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