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Candle making - beginners and advanced combined in Essex

Duration: 4 hours

Price: £85

Book with: Sheila Mattie
at Essex Candle Classes


About the Course

*Please note adults only.

For those, who want to learn, candle making techniques, rules, regulations, from beginners to advanced, in one day. You will learn about different waxes, wicks, containers.
You will learn health and safety, best practice and regulation requirements, regarding making and selling of candles.

You will make a candle in a cup and saucer, decorate a pillar candle, and learn more decorative techniques, such as ice cream sundae, layering and inserts, moulds and the use of glitter and other decorative items, also you go home with, a candle in a cup and saucer, a decorated pillar candle, an ice cream sundae candle, a layered candle with a shaped insert and a Koi fish and its mould.

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What's included in the price?

The class, tools and all necessary materials and light refreshments are included. A bag and packaging to take your goodies home in, a pack with lots of helpful leaflets, free wick steadiers and decorating pipette.

You can bring along, your own tea cup and saucer if you would prefer, (some people like to do their relatives), but otherwise we provide you with a varied selection to choose from, of differing, designs, colours and themes (i.e. modern, vintage etc.,). You may choose to wear an apron (which we can supply), if you are worried about your clothes, but candle-making is rarely messy! So just bring a smile, your glasses if needed and a willingness to spend time, having fun in a relaxing setting, learning a new skill.

There is onsite parking for 1 car and parking nearby. The car parking is reserved for 1st booking for that day.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Advanced/professional level
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Intermediate level
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Weekends

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