About the Course
Held at ‘The Chantry’ in the lovely market town of Thornbury just 12 miles north of Bristol.
Enjoy a fun and relaxing 2.5 hour candle making workshop on either a morning or an afternoon session.
We will give you the basic skills to create 3 different styled, scented, container candles made from 100% natural soy wax and a selection of fragrance oils.
Our groups are kept small (a maximum of 8) to allow for individual attention.
- Overview of the different types of wax used in candle making.
- You will learn about the different fragrance options (essential oils v fragrance oils)
- You will be able to choose your own scent from our fragrance library.
- You will learn the step by step process of making a container candle using a microwave.
- You will assemble and hand pour your own container candles.
- You will learn about wick types and how to burn a candle correctly.
- You will learn how to measure the correct amount of wax, fragrance and dye to use in candles.
- We will cover the equipment needed for candle making.
You will leave the workshop with a unique array of handcrafted candles to proudly display or give away as gifts and the confidence to create many more candle making masterpieces in your own home.
Should you wish to continue making candles at home, make your own candles kits are also available at the end of the workshop for £20.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
You will take away 3 scented container candles, that you have hand poured yourself plus your workshop notes
We also sell starter candle making kits so you can continue with your new hobby at home.
All tools and equipment
Refreshments of tea, coffee and biscuits
The afternoon was brilliant! Lindsey was very organised, explained and demonstrated things clearly, created a friendly, relaxed environment, and made sure that everyone was included and had everything they needed to produce three beautiful candles. My car smelled wonderful all the way home!
This course was well worth travelling to. Thank you so much Lindsey!
Anita - - #18516
The course was really great! We both really enjoyed it! Lindsey was really supportive and explained the whole process! We have come away with 3 lovely candles that smell amazing! great for presents or to enjoy yourself!
Jordan smith - - #18487
Lindsey, you excelled yourself - you constantly made sure we were all looked after, you didn't rush us, you were clear in your instructions, and the morning flowed so well. Not only that, we learnt a new creative skill and took away some beautiful candles.
I have passed my delight on to others who I know would lovely your workshop.. I may even come along again one day.
Susan Roe - - #18470
Really fun & informative. Lindsey was fab. Perfect class size plus an opportunity to be creative too. Bought Lindseys kit for making candles at home which i cant wait to use!
Kerry Patterson - - #18466
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