Making Candles book

Making Candles book


The book teaches you how to make beautiful, unique candles for all occasions, using traditional and modern materials and techniques.

This indispensable book features:
> 20 gorgeous candle projects, from taper candles to ice pillars
> Concise and colourful instructions on candle-making methods
> Ideas and inspiration for decorating and packaging your candles

The book is written by Sarah Ditchfield, the founder of Candle by Events - the candle-making experience company. Sarah offers several workshops on Craft Courses from face-to-face workshops to LIVE online workshops supported by online videos.

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Book Contents:
Introduction 6
Tools and materials 8
Techniques 14
Projects 20
Beehive candle
Coconut shell
Flower pot with wood wick
Mason glass candle
Octagon pillar candle
Rolled beeswax candle
Valentine heart tealights
Wax bead candle
Clamshell rose petal wax melts
Wedding votive
Butterfly candle stack
Gel candle
Halloween pumpkin
Floating maple leaf candles
Christmas pudding
Dipped taper candles
Ice pillar candle
Layered glass tumbler candle
Wax chip pillar candle
Upcycling and recycling 72
Decorating your candles 74
Packaging your candles 76
Burn-testing 19
Trouble-shooting 78
Index 80


Sarah Ditchfield at Candle by Events

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Father's Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


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Craft kit
Anna Afferri - - #32233

I loved the kit. Simple instructions and great communication with the tutor. Highly recommended.

Response from Candle by Events:

Thank you Anna, really pleased you enjoyed the kit/workshop.

Craft kit
natasha A - - #31820

Fantastic candle making book! Easy to read and easy to find the necessary parts quickly mid candle making process!
Would highly recommend

Response from Candle by Events:

Thank you, glad you enjoyed the book :) Happy candle making

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