A great book for beginners, with clear and easy instructions. -- Anne-Marie Faiola, Bramble Berry Inc., Bellingham, Washington
Should become THE book for soapmaking. . . . Has a wonderful common sense approach that is SO long overdue. -- Susan Kennedy, Oregon Trail Soaps, Rogue River, Oregon
Smart it is . . . . A simple, no-nonsense book that cuts through the curmudgery of stifling soap bibles like no other. -- Shellie Humphries, Harstine Island, Washington
Way overdue. . . . A gift of common sense caution, proven methods, tried-and-true shortcuts, and some excellent recipes as well. -- Deb Petersen, Shepherd's Soap Co., Shelton, Washington
Written with a delightful voice and humor. -- Kathy Miller, Miller's Homemade Soap Pages, Silverdale, Washington
About the Author
Anne L. Watson made soap professionally under the company name Soap Tree before deciding that soapmaking was more fun as a hobby than a business. In her other life, she is now retired from a long and honored career as a historic preservation architecture consultant. Other interests of Anne's have included photography, quilting, scale miniatures, puppetry, and carousels. She is the author of an epistolary novel, Skeeter: A Cat Tale (Next River Books, 2005); and with her children's author husband, Aaron Shepard, a graphic novel, Robin Hood (Stone Arch Books, 2007). Anne, Aaron, and their cat, Skeeter, live in Olympia, Washington.