Tufted rugs, acrylic painting, candle making and more

From acrylic painting to candle-making classes, check out these arts and crafts workshops around town to achieve your crafting goals.

If your goal is to explore a new hobby outside of work, consider adding these art workshops in KL to your schedule. With tufted rugs on the rise, check out Puchong’s latest addition, choke me, for a memorable activity with your loved ones. If baking is your calling, head to The Weekend Workshop to lovingly bake delicious chiffon cakes and lemon pound cakes. Acrylic painting and splatter activities are also available.

In the paint section, go Jadi Batek and Stir and brush. To learn the basics of clay making, trust Touch of Clay to bring your imagination to life. If you’re interested in learning a new art skill or looking for ways to relax, bookmark our guide and head to these art workshops in KL.

Discover our best art workshops in KL and PJ:

choke me

Need a new furry rug? Create your own with Tuft Me. Crafted with a hand-held tufting gun, tufted rugs are trending on TikTok for their lavish yet artistic designs. The upholstery boom took its course as artists began to create their colorful textiles at home. Here is an example of Bill Wave and Mush Studios. If tuft making is on your wish list, you can learn and design your masterpieces with Tuft Me by booking a place at the Puchong and Damansara Uptown outlet.

Address: 10, Jalan Kenari 6, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Selangor

Contact: DM them on Instagram or email them: [email protected]

touch of clay

Founded by Malaysian ceramic artist Cheah Yeow Seng, Touch of Clay is where you can experience the magic behind clay making as a beginner or intermediate. Ideal for an individual or in a group, you can choose to learn skills in hand building, pottery throwing and learning to glaze your creations. Each class lasts 3 hours, so be sure to plan your schedule accordingly. Discover the courses here.

Address: 8, Jln 1/60b, Taman Segambut Damai, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Business hours : Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: +60 17-881 2265 (Mr Cheah) / +60 11-1122 3152 (Thea) / eemail: [email protected]

Craftiviti

Located at 10 Boulevard, Petaling Jaya, Craftiviti is the perfect place to explore your next DIY project. In addition to the workshops, the shop offers practical supplies and DIY kits. Drop by with your best friends for a quick activity to create your own lip balm, resin art, soaps, candles, and more.

Address: Unit D-1-46, 1st Floor, Dahlia Block, 10 Boulevard SPRINT Highway, Jalan PJU 6a/3a, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Business hours : Monday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact: 03-77109553 / email: [email protected]

The weekend workshop

Located at Sea Park, Petaling Jaya, The weekend workshop is where adventurers can explore their creative side. Organize your special occasions by coordinating – acrylic painting, baking, candle making and more – a workshop with them. We recommend Splash Art and Matcha Strawberry Chiffon Cake Baking Mini Workshop. Consult the calendar here.

Address: No 9, Jalan 21/12, Sea Park, 46000, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Business hours : Monday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact: 011-2177-6974 / email: [email protected]

Stir and brush

Ideal for beginners and advanced, Stir and brush is the perfect place to relax, paint and quench your thirst. You’ll explore Kuala Lumpur’s trendiest rooftop bars while unleashing your inner artist. Don’t worry if it’s your first time; trained artists lead the three-hour social session to guide you through each brushstroke. Grab a cocktail and it’s time to start painting your masterpiece.

Contact: 011-5632-1060 / email: [email protected]

Jadi Batek

Located in the heart of KL, Jadi Batek is one of the largest handicraft centers in the city. Known for its beautiful displays of handmade batik products, the space is also a great place for locals and tourists to learn about the dyeing technique. Check out their classes: Batik Coloring, Standard Batik Drawing, Batik Face Mask, Scarf Batik Drawing, Pareo Batik Drawing and T-Shirt. Book your place before arriving.

Address: 30, Jalan Inai, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Business hours : Monday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: 03-21451133 or WhatsApp 019-783-2387. Email [email protected]

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