The Candlemaker's Companion: A Complete Guide to Rolling, Pouring, Dipping, and Decorating Your Own Candles

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Storey Communications, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 169 pages
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This complete guide to making your own candles covers everything you need to know! With Betty Oppenheimer's illustrated, step-by-step instructions, you'll learn how to create rolled, pour, molded, gel, and dipped candles; scent and color your candles; make special containers and gift packaging for your candles; create luminaria and lanterns; and use special techniques, such as overdipping, painting, layering, and sculpting.

 

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User Review  - Katie Hopkins - Goodreads

Maybe not the most aesthetically pleasing arts and crafts book I've ever read, but definitely chock full of practical advice for anyone who wants to make their own candles. Worth buying to keep as a reference! Read full review

About the author (1997)

Betty Oppenheimer is an experienced crafter and seamstress who studied textile science at the Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked as textile quality assurance manager and engineer for several sportswear companies. Betty is the author of The Candlemaker's Companion and Growing Lavender and Community on the Sequim Prairie. She lives on the Olympic Penninsula in rural Washington state.

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