Candle Making Courses - Learn a New Skill and Make your own Candles at Home
Candle Making Courses
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 beautifulContainer Candleswith 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 courses 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 Courses - What to Expect
These candle making courses are suitable for complete beginners or those just starting out. These are practical, hands-on courses and after a demonstration, you will prepare and then hand pour your own candles. The course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to create your own candles at home.
Three hours of guided tuition with an experienced candle chandler (a professional candle maker).
Courses 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 courses 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 Courses
All our candle making courses are held in a purpose designed candle studio. Each attendee will have their own workstation and own set of equipment to make your own candles.
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