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In this workshop you’ll learn a range of basic candle making techniques with Waan Pivasiri of Melbourne label You, Me & Bones, best known for their quirky, cute and awesome-smelling candles!

Learn everything from what types of wax to use to how to make your own unique fragrances and colours. And the best part of all – you get to take home everything you make on the day! Whether you’re looking for a unique gift idea for friends and family, or just want to treat yourself, you’ll walk away from this 2 hour workshop with loads of knowledge and a swag of delicious smelling candles.


Craft Cubed Festival is Craft’s annual celebration of the handmade and the biggest coming together of the craft and design sectors of its kind in Australia.

Now in its eighth year, the 2017 Festival will be centred on the theme of Crafting Communities, aiming to showcase dynamic and creative communities through a multi-layered, open access festival.  Through this concept, we will highlight diversity, multi-disciplinary practice, hidden networks and meaningful connections which are forged through contemporary craft.

To see the full schedule click here.

What you'll get

-Epic candle making skills!

-All materials to be used in class.

-You’ll walk away with a stack of your own hand-poured candles including two container candles (one tin and one jar provided per student), one geometric candle and gem soy melts to take home.

-Candle making instructions to take home!

-There will be additional Candle Making Kits for purchase on the day, should you want to continue making more creations at home.

what to bring

Prepare to get your hands a little dirty, and make sure you wear clothes and footwear that you dont mind getting wax on!

All materials will be provided, however if you have a particular vessel (such as a jar or teacup) that you would like to use for one of your candles bring it along (must be no wider than 6-8 cm in diameter and no more than 250ml capacity).


Be sure to check out our Terms & Conditions before grabbing a ticket.