I have a passing interest in these, but I haven't the time to do them now. I include them here for those who may decide to take up the torch...
I have started to do this! I've only made one batch, but it is a lot of fun!
- Soap Making
- Paper Making
- Rose Beads
- Hair-Braiding, Accessories, and other Miscellanea
- Traditional Soap Making
- Medieval Technology Pages - Soap
- Soapmaking in the Current Middle Ages
- Soap and Soapmaking
- They have cosmetic-grade scents here, and the prices are reasonable. I've done business with them before, and they are very friendly!
- Majestic Mountain Sage
- You can purchase hard-to-find oils from them. I think Sweetcakes is a little less expensive on the scents, too... but if you need stuff, get it.
- Candle making and Soap making Projects at AllCrafts
- I dearly love this site. There is so much free info out here about all kinds of crafts. Browse for fun!!
- Candle and Soap Making Information
- Jacinth's Recommended Soap Book:
- Soap: Making It, Enjoying It, by Ann Bramson
- This is the best all-around book for beginners. Easy to read and understand, it is very inexpensive and a wonderful value.
- TAPPI Paper University
- Making Paper at Home
- Papermaking - The Briar Press Method
- Make Homemade Paper
- Medieval Technology Pages - Paper
- The Candle Cauldron
- The Essential Survival Guide to Candle Making
- Neat, but I really hate having the advertising at the head of the page.
- How to Make Rose Petal Beads
- Rose Petal Beads
- Pat Johnson Enamels Enameling FAQ
- Glossary of Metalsmithing and Enameling Terms
- ENAMELIST.COM: Demonstrations
- Enameling Links
- Links to Enamel Sites
- Useful Arts, Sciences, and Medieval History Links
- SCA-ARTS Listserv Citation Index
- This site has a new address... so you may need to change your bookmarks if you haven't been there lately. There is also an alternate link that gives you advertising, but may be easier to remember.
- SCA Arts and Sciences Homepage
- How to Upbraid Your Friends
- Nice little page on hair braiding. One thing I have noticed about the Internet, everyone wants to sell you a video to do this rather than just post instructions.
- Articles by Cynthia Virtue