I really love the way the swirls came out in this soap. I swirled in the pot for the first time and really like the effect much more than in the mold swirls...well at least for loaf molds. I have yet to swirl in a slab mold since I don't have one yet. I ended up making this batch way too big and had enough left over after filling the loaf mold to fill 4 milky way Celtic type molds, a hard white mold that I got for free from Brambleberry, I believe, and a silicone ice cube tray (triangle shape). I think the little guys from the ice cube tray will make nice free samples. I always include a sample in all my orders. This batch was the soap I had planned on being a sky blue, but morphed into this lovely purple. Ah well...I think the name purple rain will work well for the soap.