Last Saturday I did a guest blog post for The Felting and Fiber Studio: a tutorial on felting soap. It's simple enough for any beginner to try, and makes a great present for a loved one (can anyone say Christmas Stocking Filler?)
Click here to read my Felted Soap Tutorial.
Today's blog post connects to the one linked above. I'm going to explain why felted soaps are amazing, and then I'll move on to troubleshooting and hints. I hope you find the information useful!
Why felted soaps?
Why indeed? I mean, this isn't something you see on shelves everyday, and if you mention felted soaps to someone, chances are, you'll get a quizzical look in return. This brings me to my first great reason:
A couple of tricks to make your soap felting easier
Have I convinced you to try felting some soaps for yourself or as presents? If so, here's a handy document you can print to go along with them:
If, on the other hand, you like the concept but don't want the trouble of making your own, I do sell some rather lovely bars in my shop. Buy my Grapefruit, Lemon & Calendula felted soaps here (I have others!)
Lastly, if you like playing with fibre and are looking for a nice and friendly community where you can share your makes, ask questions, and chat, I suggest you join The Felting and Fiber Studio Forum. See you there!