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Melt & Mold Soap Crafting (by Kaila Westerman)

Melt & Mold Soap Crafting (by Kaila Westerman)

Cook colorful, whimsical, and eye-catching soaps in the microwave! More than 30 projects using a meltable glycerin soap base and readily available colorants and fragrances enable crafters to custom design their own works of soap art.

Melt-and-mold master C. Kaila Westerman shares her recipes for fabulous fun creations, such as Stained Glass Soap, Cat's Eyes, Flower Images, Sunrise Soap, Layer Cake Soap, Quilters Soap, Gemstones, and many more. The variations are limited only by the crafter's imagination. Color, fragrance, and other desired additives offer great creative possibilities for manipulating light, form, and color; this book includes stunning color photos and simple step-by-step instructions for 30 different techniques. Readers will learn how they too can melt, mix, and pour their way to unique transparent bars in all colors, shapes, and sizes. It's fun, fast, and easy.

144 pages, full color with photographs.

About the Author

Kaila Westerman is a professional craftsperson and the owner of TKB Trading, an online craft-supply business, since 1994. Kaila owns and operates an internet craft business with a customer base that has included Martha Stewart by Mail, the Learningsmith stores, and other large national accounts. She has written numerous articles on soap and candle crafting for Hand Craft Illustrated, The Saponifier, and By Hand magazines, among others. She lives in California.

Price: $14.95