Learn how to make 100% natural bar soap using an all vegetable base and the cold- process method. You'll have fun creating your own special blend, using essential oils, herbs, oatmeal, and beautiful pigments. Participants will leave with over 2  pounds of custom-crafted soap, a soapmaking mold, an instruction booklet, safety glasses, and their own respirator mask with organic gas vapor filters.


NOTE:  We will be using lye in this class. All class participants must have a suitable respirator mask with an organic gas vapor filter.  A premium mask is included in the class fee at the wholesale value of $35.   Students are free to purchase their own mask elsewhere and they will receive a $35 credit however the mask must be suitable for organic gas.  A basic N95 or or typical filtered spray painting respirator will not be accepted.


Our classroom has 6 socially distant work stations for either single students or co-habitating couples.  Class fees are per person.  


Class is limited to 8 Students



Cold Process Soap Making - Saturday June 5th 2-5PM

  • Sharon Kaplan, has been teaching soapmaking classes and making her own soap for 25 years. In addition to soapmaking, Sharon creates handmade paper that can be used for cards, invitations, and favors. She lives in a lovingly restored farmhouse with her family in Danby, where she can hike and garden to her heart's content. For the past 14 years, she has worked as the Director of Volunteers at the Cancer Resource Center in Ithaca.

171 East State Street
Ithaca, NY  14850



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