Candlemaking courses

Making candles is not only a useful and cost effective hobby but is incredibly satisfying. Attending a candle making course can light up your days by showing you how to create attractive and elegant candles using gel, paraffin, beeswax, soy and tallow. Candle making courses will teach you how to properly embed the wick and how to incorporate scents and colours into your candle designs.

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Forget the same old experience days and come and learn a new skill on our 1 day Candle Making Workshop! We offer the best value for money candle making workshop in the UK! We teach you how to make your own candles for pleasure or to sell, in a fun non-formal environment. Using a wide array of fragrances, colours and containers you can match it to your mood, décor or to give away as gifts....
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Candle-making workshops Courses run regularly and can be planned to suit you so please call or email Angharad to arrange! Learn to make and take four candles! The main aim of this workshop is to ensure that the art of candles making is fun for all. You will be using traditional and natural candles waxes and add essential oils, candles oils and dye chips if you want to add something different. The workshops last for...
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In this class in Kew Gardens, London you will learn how to make a scented candle from scratch and take yours home with you. We will also be covering:- - Equipment needed - Types of containers and moulds - The start to finish process of making a candle - Different types of waxes and wicks that are available - How to test wicks - Different fragrance options - How to use fragrances effectively - Other...
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David Constable is one of the UK's best known candlemakers. Having been in the business for over 40 years, David is the candlemaker to Prince Charles and also makes candles for film and TV productions such as Downton Abbey, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean and of course Lark Rise to Candleford. David is the author of several books about candle-making and supplies candlemakers across the UK and beyond with kits and candle making supplies....
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Dip and Carve candles are a myriad of swirls and twists. Like soft waves of glossy icing or delicate ribbons of sugary candy, they never fail to capture attention. Whether its at a wedding or on your mantelpiece or coffee table, these unique candles become a focal point. This workshop is for everyone who wants to take their candle making to a whole new level. Lumiere de Londres are now the only people who teach...
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Come and learn a new skill on our Soy Wax Candle Workshop for some unique candle making ideas! In this 2.5 hour workshop you will learn how to make your own candles for pleasure or to sell, in a fun non-formal environment. Our experienced tutors will teach you how to use soy wax in a number of ways, use scents to create stunning candles and teach you how to decorate the exterior of your candles....
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The Candle Class (for up to two students) includes the following: An introduction to tools and equipment. Health and safety guidelines. For example the safe preparation of the wax. An introduction to materials. Waxes. A description of commonly used waxes, their properties and uses in candle production. Measuring the correct quantites of wax and additives required. Perfume, testing for suitability, their effect on colour and burning. Wick, showing different types, sizes and types of candles...
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Make your own candle in our Candle Workshop Our Candle Workshop is an ever popular choice for people interested in candle making in Cheshire. Candle making is a great, creative activity for people of all ages – adults and children alike find our Candle Workshop a real hands-on experience as they enjoy the skill of traditional candle making. As you try your hand at candle dipping in your choice of coloured waxes, we’ll tell you...
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Make beautiful candles for your home or as gifts. Choose from a range of candle holders, giving your candles a stamp of your own personal style. Choose your fragrance and add a splash of colour if you like. Use crystal, vintage glass, tea cups and other pretty containers to make wonderful candles. On this workshop you will learn the basics of poured candles. You will learn about different waxes, wicks and techniques for preparing and...