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Description


Enjoy some homemade glow. From wax to wick to wrapping, The Candlemaker’s Companion is a definitive guide to modern candle making. Learn how to create rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles; play with your favorite scents and colors; and use specialty techniques to design glowing luminaria, candle holders, and other gorgeous accessories. With illustrated directions, complete source lists, and plenty of practical advice, Betty Oppenheimer invites even the beginner candlemaker to get in on the action. Fill your house with the warm light and enticing fragrances that only candles can bring.

About the Author


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.

Praise For…


" In this comprehensive guide, you'll discover the fundamentals of making all manner of candles…" - Sacramento Bee

 

"There is more wick information alone than most of us will ever need." - Sacramento Bee



Product Details
ISBN: 9781580173667
ISBN-10: 1580173667
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: March 1st, 2004
Pages: 208
Language: English

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