Raleigh Briggs, author of Microcosm bestseller Make Your Place, is back with another pamphlet on better, healthier living. This time around, she tackles soap-making basics, and teaches us how to create silky handmade soaps at home. How To Make Soap contains basic directions, recipes, a list of resources, and assorted tips and tricks to make your homemade soaps special. Raleigh takes a seemingly arduous task, and makes it breezy and fun, with her charming hand-drawn illustrations and easy to follow directions. How to Make Soap is a great guide (and gift!) for the beginning soapmaker, looking for a place to start.
"A strong case for self-reliance." --Riot 77
"I am never, ever, never gonna make soap. I don't even use soap! But if I do get the urge to lather up someday and I want to use my own homemade brand of soapy suds, then I have this informative, easy to follow, entertaining and funny guide to help me through the process AND I won't burn my face off." --Reglar Wiglar
"What's best about her zine is how clear it is, with charming diagrams that are halway between visually sublime practical illustrations and phone doodles. Best of all, you really feel like you could make soap." --Roctober