There are twenty-four bars of delightful smelling soap. (I need to remember that fragrance blend. good think it is in a blog post!) Now it takes 3 to 4 weeks to cure. Then it is ready to use. You may notice some imperfections on the surface of some of the bars. Apparently this batch is a bit soft. Next time I plan to add some ingredients to make a harder bar of soap.
Now if you are interested in reading an in depth tutorial on making soap, there is another quilter, Vicki Welsh who has written one. It is in two parts - Part One and Part Two. Vicki mentions the Majestic Mountain Sage website and the lye calculator. This is the lye calculator I have used since I started making soap and it works well for me. My molds that you saw in the previous post on making soap came from them. They are the Rectangle Bar Tray molds. There are similar tray molds with designs or words (handmade, etc.) on them, but I find that just makes it more difficult to get the soap out of the mold.
Oh yes, Vicki also hand dyes some wonderful fabric - if you
In quilty news, the top for my quilt that I started Friday night is nearly finished. The other "half" still needs borders but other than that it is done. Now I can start quilting along with Leah Day in the class I am taking on Craftsy.