Marla Bosworth is the founder and owner of Back Porch Soap Company. She teaches classes, corporate events and experiences including candle making, soap making, organic skincare and perfumery.

July 05, 2012

New York City August Soapmaking Classes - Learn to Make 15 Products!

Ready to learn new soapmaking techniques? Want to brainstorm with three movers and shakers in the handmade soap industry? Your timing is perfect, as we are heading into the busy sales of the fall and holiday seasons. Join us and learn how to make and sell more than 15 different types of soap (cold process natural bars, advanced color designs, felted soap designs, wine, beer and champagne soap, cupcake, chai latte and salt bar soaps, and four kinds of glycerin soaps, including photo and personalized bars!

This New York City Soap University 3-day weekend is an exciting, three-day soapmaking intensive program is a fun and educational soaping experience! Whether you're new at soapmaking, or a veteran soapmakers, you'll learn new techniques to apply to your line of soaps to help you increase sales or just have more fun at soapmaking. Choose one class, or come join us for all six classes.

Students receive six classes of training from: Marla Bosworth, founder and owner of Back Porch Soap Company (Massachusetts), Amanda Griffin of Lovin Soap (Texas), and Holly Port of Lotion Bar Cafe (Colorado). With more than 25 years of combined bath and body industry experience, these ladies will share their selling and product formulation expertise as well as their in-depth knowledge of soapmaking throughout the weekend with you.

This course intensive is perfect for entrepreneurs who own a business as well as for budding entrepreneurs who are seeking training in the field of bath and beauty. Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class on Sunday and a photo with the teachers.

Remember to check with your tax accountant, as this class fee, your travel and accommodation expenses and more could be tax deductible.

Students have traveled from Ghana, South Africa, Germany, Chile, Guatemala, Ireland, Venezuela, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos, Israel & and from around the United States to participate in our programs. 

Dates: Friday, August 24 through Sunday August 26
Times: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily

For detailed class descriptions, or to sign up for single classes, please visit individual class pages under "NYC August Classes" on our website.
Learn how to make these wildly popular felted soaps with Holly Port of Lotion Bar Cafe

Day 1
Morning Session: Cold Process Soapmaking with Marla Bosworth
Afternoon Session: Creating Beautiful Felted Soaps with Holly Port

Amanda Griffin of Lovin Soap will teach students how to make these adorable 
cupcake soaps as well as chai latte and salt bar drink soaps!

Day 2
Morning Session: Glycerin Soap Techniques with Marla Bosworth
Afternoon Session: Cupcakes & Specialty Drink Soaps with Amanda Griffin

Ready to color and swirl like a pro? Amanda Griffin of Lovin Soap will show you how!
Day 3 Morning Session: Cold Process Soap Advanced Coloring with Amanda Griffin
Afternoon Session: Wine, Beer & Champagne Soapmaking with Holly Port

Happy Hour Soaps! Holly Port of Lotion Bar Cafe will 
teach students how to make beer, champagne and wine soaps!

Our classes are held at Little Shop of Crafts, 711 Amsterdam Ave. at 94th Street, New York City. 

We hope you will join us!

For more information or to register, visit our website for NYC classes.

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