Soy Candle Making Class

Learn how to make soy candles and how to make beeswax candles



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 12     label $136 - $159 ($159 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $144 for 2 guests, $136 for 3+ guests)


Learn how to make your own soy candles and beeswax candles in this super relaxing and fragrant Sydney workshop. Your house will smell divine when you take home all of your handmade candles!

This class is great for beginners as you will learn about different types of waxes and their uses, wicks, fragrances and pigments, candle care and safety, and the different candle supplies needed to create your own.

The class will begin with an overview of candle making and then get straight into making your own stack of hand-poured candles. You will be able to choose the colour and fragrance of each of your candles, all designed for safe candle making.

When you finish the workshop you can take home all of your handmade candles, including two container candles, one soy melt and one beeswax candle. Burning them will create a lovely ambience and atmosphere and you will have the knowledge and skills to make your own once they run out!

For a vegan option, the beeswax candle can be replaced with another soy candle.

Other information
Sydney Community College is an educational organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health-related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via SMS or email.

Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class; in this case, we'll inform and fully refund you, so please watch your email/SMS one day prior to the class.

This class can be booked for private events; for more details (including price quote), please just contact us via the button in our profile below.



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Knowledge Required

This workshop is designed for everyone. No prior experience required.

What you'll get
  •  All materials, tools and equipment
  • Glass jars for candles
  • Handouts to take home

What to bring
  • Pen and notepad
  • A bag to carry your creations
  • Prepare to get your hands a little dirty, and make sure you wear clothes and footwear that you don’t mind getting wax on
  • An apron (if possible) to protect your clothes
  • There will be additional candle making kits for purchase on the day, should you want to continue making more creations at home.

Location

Sydney Community College - 2A Gordon St Rozelle

Your teacher
Louise Ho

Louise Ho

4.6 stars (62+)
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Louise fell in love with handmade crafts at age eight and developed a strong passion to live a natural and organic lifestyle that inspired her to learn about the art of candle making. The journey initially began as a mind-nourishing hobby that later flourished into a passionate career when her heart was captured by the amazing beauty that a simple fragrant candle brings, together with the calm and aromatic ambience it has to offer.

Her business Arcandles began here – crafted from a humble modest kitchen in Sydney, taking Arcandles friends to moments of beauty, bringing beautiful fragrances into homes, evoking cherished memories and uplifting spirits with this little flame. Louise would like to share her love and knowledge on candle making. She strongly believes that during the candle making process, students would be able to relief from their daily stressors, nourish their senses with therapeutic fragrances and feeling satisfied with their unique creations.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

4.9 (54)
5k+

Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.


health_and_safety
Sydney Community College is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
Verified reviews

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Christine Biggs  •  Sep 2020


Great class - learnt everything I needed. Simple, easy to follow and Louise was a great communicator.

Sue Durman  •  Feb 2020


The trencher was informative and helpful. It was good being able to experiment with the colours and scents. We went home with some lovely candles.
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