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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Making Your Own Soaps and Candles
  • Making Soap
  • A Glossary of Ingredients
  • Soft Soap
  • Hard Soap
  • Perfumed Soap Recipes
  • Medicated Soaps
  • Making Candles
  • Tallow Candles
  • To Dip Candles
  • To Mold Candles
  • To Roll Candles

Title: Making Homemade Soaps & Candles: A Garden Way Guide
Author: Phyllis Hobson
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1974
Publisher: Garden Way Publishing, Charlotte, VT
Page Count: 46
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 7 1/4" x 6 1/2""
ISBN: 0-88266-026-8

SUMMARY- I love looking at how we did things in the past - sometimes we actually lose something with more sophisticated processes. This book covers soap more thoroughly than candles, which I'm fascinated by as well, but there are some great little tidbits for those with the same passion for the roots of their craft. I was expecting things like bayberry or beeswax to be represented here, and they aren't, but still a fun little book to have encountered.