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10 Awesome Arts and Crafts Experiences in Kuala Lumpur

Student painter in the studio
Student painter in the studio | © Pressmaster/Shutterstock
Tired of sightseeing? Put your creativity to use and try out some arts and crafts activities in Kuala Lumpur. No matter what you are looking for, the city definitely has something to offer. Here are some places where you can unleash your artistic skills!

Cziplee

Having been around for five decades, Cziplee has rebranded itself to being more than just a stationery store. Head over to Cziplee and you will find specially curated workshops where you can learn an extra skill like calligraphy, portrait drawing, watercolor, pastel art, Chinese calligraphy, flower arrangement and more.

Fresh flowers, leaves, and tools to create a bouquet on a table, florist's workplace © Daria Minaeva/Shutterstock

Craft Crowd

Since early 2016, the Craft Crowd has been offering workshops to art enthusiasts in the city. They have a variety of art classes, including watercolor, flower arrangement, soap making, succulent terrarium, pottery, calligraphy, embroidery, and more.

Florist making a mini terrarium © ivan_kislitsin/Shutterstock

Craft at No 7

An artist-run studio base in Petaling Jaya, Craft at No 7 aims to provide a fun and creative environment for everyone to learn something. Their classes are mainly conducted on weekends and are suited for all levels of crafters. With the well-equipped silkscreen printing facility at the studio, learners can also try their hand at putting their designs on paper.

Worker using squeegee in a factory © Tyler Olson

Black Milk Project

Rediscover your inner child at Black Milk Project. You will find fun and creative workshops such as watercolor, embroidery, and bullet journalling, for both children and adults. They also host private workshop sessions and are available for corporate, media events and even team building activities.

Embroidery process with satin ribbons of spring flowers and an accessories for needlework © Katvic/Shutterstock

Stickerrific

Spend a quiet afternoon learning a new skill at Stickerrific. Having started out as a small, independent stationery shop, it now functions as a cozy place for stationery lovers and art enthusiasts. Due to the small space, the classes held here are more intimate.

Photo of gouache and watercolour with brushes set in art studio © Undrey/Shutterstock

Clay Expression

Ready to get your hands dirty? Head over to Clay Expression in Subang Jaya, where you can test your wheel-throwing skills. They also offer a range of services like pottery studio rental, ceramic firing, customized design pieces, as well as beginner and advanced pottery classes.

Porcelain Painting on Plate © Anirut Ruairuen/Shutterstock

Beary Potter Cafe

Beary Potter Cafe is more than just an endearing cafe that serves delicious pancakes. It also houses a pottery studio and offers classes with a cutesy, charming twist. Learn how to make a fortune cat container, Ghibli-inspired cups, adorable mini figurines and more to take home with you.

Cropped view of teacher and child making ceramic pots on pottery wheels © LightField Studios/Shutterstock

Tribal Spirit Workshop

At Tribal Spirit Workshop, you can design a unique piece of jewelry for yourself or your loved ones. Working mostly with silver and various metals, they offer workshops that teach jewelry design, silversmithing, enameling, lost wax casting, beading and silver clay. They also have couples sessions where lovebirds can design and make their own rings for their special day.

Silver jewelry or ring on a old anvil, with tools in background © optimarc/Shutterstock

Craftiviti

Made for crafters, makers and dreamers, Craftiviti has all that is needed to become your creative outlet. Having started out as a homegrown retail and online store, they have everything under the sun from soap and candle materials, clays, waxes, paints, liquid silicone, jewelry parts and more. Keep an eye out on their Facebook page for workshop information.

Handmade spa soap bars with natural ingredients © Ireine/Shutterstock

KLigraphy

Learn the beauty of writing with the talented calligraphers at KLigraphy. Having started out as independent artists, founders Jil and Inez hope to make calligraphy accessible for both adults and children. Join them and learn how to level up your writing with the brush lettering and pointed pen workshops.

Calligraphy handwriting technique concept ©y melnikof/Shutterstock