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Beginner Candle Making (June 30, 2012)
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Please contact Melinda Fiscus at Westminster Rec Center to register for this class, 303-658-2213. The cost is $49 per class. For residents of Westminster the cost is $42 per class.
Would you like to learn how to make beautiful candles on your own? Materials for the class will be provided by the instructors. Sign up for this candle making class, and learn different techniques, ask questions, and meet new people! Go home ready to start a new hobby or even explore the possibility of starting a business.
The Peak Candle Instructors will demonstrate step by step how to make Container Candles, and the best part is that they will be there to guide you the whole way and answer any questions you may have. The class will be from 11:30am to 3:30pm and the topics that will be included are:
• Safety Precautions on making candles and how to make them safely in your own home.
• Wax Melting using a double boiler method, Proper ways to measure wax and fragrance oils, and an explanation about temperatures of the wax.
• Demonstration of easy ways to wick your container, and also instructions on choosing the right wick.
• Fragrance usage, measuring fragrance etc. Information will be provided about what can happen when using too much, too little, correct temperatures to add the fragrance, sensory adaptation, and curing times.
• Dye additions - We will discuss how much dye to use, the types of dye, and we will provide a hands-on demonstration of adding the dye to your wax.
• Pouring - Temperatures of pouring wax, saving wax for a repour, cleaning techniques.
Class will be held at:
Westminster Recreation Center
10455 Sheridan Blvd
Westminster, CO 80020
Seating is limited. Please register early.