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  • Candle Making Workshops - A Fun and Creative Way to Learn a New Skill

    Candle Making Workshops

    Start your candle making journey here, in the rural SA37 postcode area of Pembrokeshire - nearest villages are Boncath and Crymych and the coastal towns of Newport and Cardigan in West Wales. Make your own beautiful Container Candles with this half-day candle making workshop!

    Candle making is an enjoyable hobby and a perfect way to create unique and personalised gifts for loved ones. Attending one of our candle making workshops is an excellent opportunity to learn the art of making candles and meet like-minded people. Candle making is also a great way to relax and de-stress, and it can also be a source of income if you choose to sell your candles.

    Candle making workshops - learn a new skill with this half day class and take home the candles you make

    Candle Making Workshops - What to Expect

    These candle making workshops are suitable for complete beginners (Adults 16+) or those just starting out. These are practical, hands-on classes and you will hand pour your own candles. The class will give you the knowledge and skills needed to create your own candles at home.

    Class Tuition

    • 2.5 hours of guided tuition with an experienced candle chandler (a professional candle maker).
    • Classes held in a professional, purpose designed Candle Studio.
    • One Tutor and a max of four persons.
    • A comprehensive printed reference file of the step-by-step guide to making candles at home. 

    These candle making workshops will cover:

    • The equipment you will need to make candles at home. This will include equipment you will almost certainly have already and some which you can choose to buy.
    • An overview of the candle making ingredients, the different types of wax, wicks and fragrances available and where to buy these ingredients.
    • A demonstration of how to make a candle
      • calculating the amount of wax and fragrance oil required.
      • wicking a candle.
      • melting the wax to the correct temperature
      • mixing the wax and the fragrance oil at the correct temperature.
      • pouring the wax by hand.
      • the UK government candle labelling requirements
    • With the guidance of the Tutor, you will make three candles.

    Hands-On Candle Making

    • All materials are provided.
    • Using you own dedicated Workstation, you will make three of your own beautiful FelinFach style container candles using eco-friendly plant-based wax (Soy Wax), a choice of natural fragrances with both wood wicks and eco-friendly cotton wicks.
    • Our candles are a renewable, sustainable and eco-friendly product. There are no dyes or additives in the wax.
    • Replicating the demonstration, you will prepare the candle wax, fragrance and wicks and will then hand pour one 30cl glass candle, one 20cl candle in a tin and one 10cl travel tin candle to take home with you.

    The FelinFach Candle Studio

    Candle Making Workshops

    All our candle making workshops are held in a purpose designed candle studio. Each attendee will have their own workstation and own set of equipment to make their own candles.

    Candle making workshops. The classes will give you the knowledge and skills needed to create your own candles at home. Candle making workshops. The classes will give you the knowledge and skills needed to create your own candles at home Candle making workshops. The classes will give you the knowledge and skills needed to create your own candles at home...




    About FelinFach

    Welsh Blankets - Traditional Caernarfon poercullis patterns, contemporary colourspatterns Wool Throws - Hand woven in Wales Chandlery - Handmade Candles, Reed diffusers, tealights and wax melts - hand poured in Wales Hand dyed yarn, dyed only with natural dyes Craft Courses - Natural Dyeing Gift Cards - By Post or by Email 


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    We are a proud supporter of Americymru, the Campaign for WoolGlobal Welsh and Red Dragon America.


    Last updated 11th March 2024

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