Mexican blanket soap

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    I think I'll call this Serape soap. It' 16 layers (I think), wow this took a looong time. White Milk Soaps, here is her video: makes it look so easy. She did 20 layers :eek: You can see where I messed up one layer so I turned it upside down and added some fringe. It's scented with kumquat from BB.
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    Beautiful soaps and a Lot of layers
     
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    As a mexican... those do look mexican, ha! I would have used more red and a deeper shade because thats a very prominent color used in sarapes, but, they come in every color of the rainbow so that is just me. That orange is super vibrant and looks very much like mexican marigold color. Spot on for the season. How did you do the sides? Pipping?
     
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    They turned out beautiful!
     
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    Beautiful soap!
     
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    They are beautiful scard! That is a difficult technique - well done!
     
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    I like the fringe - it ties the whole idea together :)

    (Great stripes!).
     
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    @scard you amaze me! (not just this time but basically every time I see one of your soaps I'm in awe)
     
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    WOW, the fringe work really makes it clear what you were aiming for. Fantastic and congratulations.
     
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    Super cute and creative!
     
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    Thanks everyone for your kind words. It took me a total of about 8 hours, the woman from White Milk Soaps took 2 hours, she's amazing.
    It was a lot of fun. Alfa_Lazcares, I agree I needed to use deeper colors, next time. And yes the blanket fringe was piped. I had the idea in the back of my mind since Toxicon was looking for a sand look for her Mexican wedding soap favors and I finally got around to giving it a try.
     
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    Very beautiful
     
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    I am so stupid sometimes...I did not realize it was fringe :( dummy me. Thanks for all of you that pointed it out. :p
     
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    That is one amazing soap.
     
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    Very nice! When I first looked at it I thought the fringe was little dancing men:)
     
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    Nice job! Not easy.
     
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    Loooove those scard!
     
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    Thank you all so much, I needed some positive vibes today. I really do appreciate it!
     
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    Ohhh what a work with those layers,congrats
     

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