Soap Challenge Club

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Registration is NOW CLOSED for the September challenge.  It will re-open for the October through December challenges on Monday, September 28.  Sign up to be notified as soon as it opens HERE.

September – Ultra-Thin Horizontal Swirls: Intermediate

Tatiana Serko of Creative Soap by Steso is our guest teacher for this technique. You will need a slab (tray) style mold for this challenge.  We have a brand new sponsor for this month!  Natalya of SoapLevel creates beautiful individual silicone molds for soaps and will be providing gift certificate prizes for the winners of both the beginner and experienced categories:

Grand Prize: $50 gift certificate
2nd Place: $35 gift certificate
3rd Place: $25 gift certificate
Sponsor’s Choice: $20 gift certificate

We will also have a non-competitive bonus category just for fun that anyone can enter!¬† Natalya will choose another Sponsor’s Choice winner from this category, but there will not be any voting.

Deadlines: Registration Aug 31-Sep 7, blind* entry forms open Sep 7-22, voting Sep 23-26, winners announced Sep 27

 

October – Ghost Swirls: Intermediate

For October, we will be exploring designs with ghost swirls, a technique born out of experiments by Auntie Clara several years ago!  Baraka Shea Butter will be returning as our sponsor with gift certificate prizes for winners of both categories:

Grand Prize: $50 gift certificate
2nd Place: $35 gift certificate
3rd Place: $25 gift certificate
Sponsor’s Choice: $20 gift certificate

We will also have a non-competitive bonus category just for fun that anyone can enter!¬† Baraka will choose another Sponsor’s Choice winner from this category, but there will not be any voting.

Deadlines:  Registration Sep 28-Oct 5, blind* entry forms open Oct 5-20, voting Oct 21-24, winners announced Oct 25 

November – Mosaic Soaps: Intermediate

Our guest teacher for November is Leila Hazou, The Mad Soaper!  She will show us her technique for creating mosaic or stained glass soaps!  Our sponsor for this month is Soap Fanatics.  Leyla is a brand new sponsor who provides marketing help specifically for soapmakers and will be providing the following prizes for winners of both categories:

Grand Prize: full access to all modules: $67 value
2nd Place: $35 voucher
3rd Place: $25 voucher
Sponsor’s Choice: full access to all modules: $67 value

We will also have a non-competitive bonus category just for fun that anyone can enter!¬† Leyla will choose another Sponsor’s Choice winner from this category, but there will not be any voting.

Deadlines: Registration Oct 26-Nov 2, blind* entry forms Nov 2-17, voting Nov 18-21, winners announced Nov 22

December – Lollipop Swirl: Beginner-Intermediate

For December, we are doing the lollipop swirl, a technique created by Mater Sam!¬† Our sponsor for this month is Majestic Mountain Sage.¬† They love sponsoring in December so they can play Santa!¬† They will be providing the following prizes for winners of both categories, plus a few additional Sponsor’s Choice prizes:

Grand Prize: $50 gift certificate
2nd Place: $35 gift certificate
3rd Place: $25 gift certificate
Sponsor’s Choice: $20 gift certificate

We will also have a non-competitive bonus category just for fun that anyone can enter!¬† The Sage will choose another Sponsor’s Choice winner from this category, but there will not be any voting.

Deadlines:  Registration Nov 30-Dec 7, blind* entry forms open Dec 7-18**, voting Dec 19-22, winners announced Dec 23

Even if you don’t end up participating, you will still receive the tutorials – and you still get to vote in both categories!

*submissions are blind during the entire process so you won’t be able to see your entry or any of the other entries until after the submission deadline.

**shortened deadline to be finished before Christmas!!

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One Month Registration $12.95

  • Access Instructional Videos
  • Review Written Instructions
  • Enter Your Own Project to Qualify for Prizes
  • Enter Your Soap in a Bonus Non-Competitive Category Just for Fun!
  • Interact with¬†Other Members and Receive Feedback
  • Support via private Facebook community
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Three-Month Registration $33.00

  • Access Instructional Videos
  • Review Written Instructions
  • Enter Your Own Project to Qualify for Prizes
  • Enter Your Soap in a Bonus Non-Competitive Category Just for Fun!
  • Interact with¬†Other Members and Receive Feedback
  • Support via private Facebook community