Introduction to Soapmaking Workshop


Enjoy this hands-on introductory class on soap making. Local soap maker and business owner Michele Sauve will teach you the soap making process, demonstrate how soap is made and guide you as you make your own batch of soap to take home with you.  This 3 hour workshop will introduce you to the process of making soap and touch on such topics as safe lye handling, basic terminology, soaping tips and options for customizing soap.   Gift Cards Available.

Bonus: Workshop includes a silicone lined wooden soap mold (makes 10 bars of soap).  Keep your mold and safety equipment for making soap at home! Bring them to future classes for a 10% discount on workshop fees.  Don't think you will use the mold again? Return it to us for a $10 refund.   


This workshop is available for 4-8 people over the age of 18.   Select your desired date and purchase online.  Please make sure to register with your email (vs a phone number) as you will receive an automated email with additional information.

Workshop includes all materials needed to make your batch of soap.  Please have a long sleeved shirt with you to protect your arms, long pants, closed toe shoes and an N95 mask. We will provide face shields, and gloves.

If you are registering for more than one person, please include their names  in the "Note to Seller" section.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Your spot(s) are CONFIRMED once payment is received.  All bookings are non-refundable.

All booking and payments are made in advance and considered firm. We understand that events can happen though to change your schedule. If we are given notice 14 days prior to your workshop, we would be pleased to rebook you/your group to another date.  If someone from your group, at any time, is not available to come, a substitute person that you find, can take their place. No refunds are given for cancellations.

A minimum of 4 people is needed to run this workshop.  If you book and pay for less than 4 people, and no other bookings are received for your date, we will contact you to reschedule.  

We reserve the right to cancel/reschedule your event for any reason. We will work with you to reschedule the workshop.  If we are unable to reschedule, we will reimburse you for the cost of the workshop.  We are unable to reimburse you for any other costs you have incurred.

Covid Procedures

This workshop is available according to provincial guidelines and restrictions:

  • If a lockdown is implemented, you will be given the option to reschedule.
  • Covid policies and procedures may be in effect and based on number of "bubbles" attending.  Proof of vaccination and masking may be required.

In the event that proof of vaccination required: Pre-screening will take place when you arrive.  Event will be designed to enable social distancing.  Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the event.  You may be asked at various times to sanitize your hands.  A hand washing station will also be available.  Masks may be required.  During the soap making portion of the experience, you will be given an N95 mask which is required for soap making.  You will also be given a face shield and nitrile gloves which are also required for soap making.

Please note:

  1. You will need to provide your own transportation to and from Gridley's
  2. Please notify us of any food allergies that you or a group member may have
  3. By registering for an event at Gridley's you agree to release Gridley's and its representatives from all responsibilities for injury, loss or damage, however caused, which may be sustained by you or any other person attending our events/location.

Thank you for choosing Gridley's for your soap making workshop.  Let's make soap!