The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration

Soap Making - Sat AM - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 21, 2017

10:00 - 1:00

Instructor: Teresa Glisson

Class Fee: $80.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 8

0 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

Registration Disabled


Discover the simple process of soap making at home, using all natural ingredients! 

Understand how to combine lye with a variety of fats. ranging from olive oil to lard, with various results, depending on skin type and intended purpose. Learn how to measure and prepare the ingredients, and how to add scents, dyes, nutrients, and exfoliants to make custom soaps that everyone will love! 

You will be sitting and standing during class and your hands may get wet throughout the workshop.

You will make a 1 lb. batch of soap to take home – enough for 5 large bars. 

Level of experience: None necessary

Teresa can be reached via email:

This workshop is being partially underwritten by the Farmer's Museum of Cooperstown, NY.

Materials Information

There is a $15 materials fee included with the price of this class.

Materials Provided by Instructor: N95 face mask, all basic equipment, carrier oils, fixed oils, essential oils, lye, a variety of additives such as scents, dyes, and exfoliants, quart size milk cartons to use as soap molds, hot plates, stick blenders, and cleanup materials.

Materials Provided by Student: elbow length rubber gloves, safety goggles, apron, full length sleeve and leg coverings, closed-toed shoes

Homework: Research soap molds for handmade soaps. There will be clean quart size milk cartons provided for your workshop soap, but you are welcome to bring your own soap molds to try out. 

Workshop Instructor

As an interpreter and Museum Teacher at the Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown, NY, I have had opportunity to learn a variety of skills and more