Beginners Candle Making Workshop (£35 | 22/7 & 29/7)
July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm£20 – £35
This is a good introduction to making scented soy container candles. All the components you need will be provided and guided step-by-step tuition from Sam Peddie of Wirral Candle Co. given to help kick-start your candle making journey.
This course could be a perfect gift for your loved one or simply come with a group of friends and learn a new craft in one of Wirral’s newest and most unique craft venues.
The course is set over 2 weeks (Monday 22nd July & Monday 29th July both between 6.30p.m-8.30p.m) to allow your candles to set and be finished/packaged in week 2. You will each make and take home 5 x 100g candles each with lids and packaging.
Recommended for aged 16 years plus but younger children from aged 12 can attend with an adult. Please wear old, comfortable clothing, avoid open toed shoes or floaty/flared sleeves, long hair should be tied back & bring an apron. It can get messy!
Week 1 session will include:
🔥Introduction: Discussion about waxes, wicks, fragrance oils and dyes
🔥Scent testing: Choose from 5 scents
🔥Practical: We will prep and wick the jars, melt the soy wax, add dyes (if using) and fragrance oils and pour into our jars
Week 2 session will include:
🔥 Finishing the candles by blow torch/heat gun
🔥 Trimming the wick and cleaning the jars
🔥 Finally adding packaging and labelling
Participants take home their very own beautiful candle creations.
If you can’t make the course or wish to continue your candle making at home, beginners candle kits are available to purchase separately which include everything (save for cooking equipment) used on the course. These are available to buy or pre order for just £25.
The candle kit contains:
* 5 x 9cl candle jars in clear with flat lid
* Sufficient wax to make 5 candles
* 5 x Wick Stickums
* 5 x Wick Holders
* 5 x Candle Wicks
* 20g Fragrance Oil
* A selection of dye chips (1 colour) can be provided (optional)