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The Soapmaking Studio homepage lists current southern California and San Diego soapmaking events open to the public. For a complete list of class dates, please view the schedule. Attend soapmaking, art, craft, and business classes and learn how to make soap at the Soapmaking Studio in San Diego County, CA. We sell supplies for making soap and ship soapmaking supplies.


Intermediate Hot Process Soapmaking

September 28 at the Soapmaking Studio

Fall Edition with Toasted Coconut Soap!

Spend the afternoon getting nice and soapy making hot process "Toasted Coconut" soap in Soapmaking 105 Intermediate Hot Process Soapmaking. Learn how to widen your product base by including hot process soap and learn the specific conditions under which hot process is the preferred method over cold process soapmaking. In this class, make a coconut soap that will stay brilliantly white and is topped with dried coconut.


Water Substitution in Soapmaking

October 5 at the Soapmaking Studio

Oktoberfest Edition with Goat Milk, Beer, & Canned Pumpkin!

Fall Harvest Soap Cupcakes

In this special Oktoberfest version of Soapmaking 225, learn to make the wildly popular beer soap! Learn the tricks and special techniques to substituting the water portion of cold process soap with goat milk, heavy cream, yogurt, buttermilk, fresh juices, wine, spirits, and of course beer. During this Soapmaking 225 class, we will make three different batches of soap: Goat milk soap, Shock Top Pumpkin Ale (beer) soap, and soap made from canned pumpkin. Don't miss the special demonstration of making fall harvest soap cupcakes using canned pumpkin in place of water for the bottom "cake" portion and piped goat milk soap for the top "frosting."


Soap Makers' Luncheon

October 12 at Marie Callender's Restaurant

This luncheon is open to all soapmakers and makers of personal care products, whether professional or novice, whether cold/hot process method or melt-and-pour. The Soap Makers' Luncheon is open to the public and attendance is free, just pay for anything you order from the menu. The venue is Marie Callender's restaurant in San Diego at 2:00 pm. Map & Directions. View the Soap Makers' Luncheon Agenda.


Beginning Cold Process Soapmaking

October 19 at the Soapmaking Studio

Soapmaking 101 is a beginning-level soapmaking class designed to teach students to make soap by hand at home. The main focus of this class is the "cold process" soapmaking method; although the class does briefly describe "melt & pour" soap crafting. After learning soapmaking safety, students learn to formulate soap recipes and calculate lye quantities without using a "lye calculator." The objective of Soapmaking 101 is to have students understand saponification values and be comfortable creating their own soap recipes at home. Students make cold process soap during the class session and take home a bar.

This class is also available online: Description of Online Soapmaking 101.


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Learn how to make soap at the Soapmaking Studio in San Diego County, California!

Soapmaking 101 Beginning Cold Process Soapmaking has been a huge success and fills weeks in advance; the next class will be Sunday, September 21! The next Soapmaking 210 Advanced Cold/Hot Process Soapmaking will be Sunday, August 10. Soap Garden 224 Cultivating, Drying, and Adding Herbs to Soap and Soapmaking 220 Coloring and Scenting Soap are both available and open for registration. Our popular Soapmaking Supplies are now available for shipping.
Please check back because classes are added and website sections are updated on a regular basis. Email info@soapmakingstudio.com with any questions.

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