We have less than 4 months left to 2022, but it is still not too late for you to try out new hobbies which may unleash your hidden talents. This time around, Tourism Selangor reveals and recommends 7 Malaysian art & craft centers in Selangor. Express yourself through locally inspired art & crafts, where classes or workshops with a calm and relaxing atmosphere, will enable you to focus towards producing high quality art pieces.
- Sewing World Gallery, Subang Jaya
Established in 1989, the organization has carried out countless sewing workshops to ensure that the tradition and art of sewing is passed down to the new generation. Located at One City, Subang Jaya, Sewing World Gallery is also a platform for skilled artists to sell their art pieces. “Tunku Azizah Handmade Market” which started in 2010 is one of the mediums for students of this organization to sell their art pieces at various places from night markets to bazaars and even shopping malls. The organization which has won various awards since 2009, also offers handicraft workshops and sells handmade products online through their official website.
For more information, log on to: https://sewingworld.com.my/ or contact 03-5022 3023
- The Artsy Craftsy, Shah Alam
The Artsy and Craftsy is an art organization located in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam. Started operating in 2008, the organization helps you to explore your artistic talent through craft and the arts. The organization also provides art and craft workshops such as canvas and tote-bag painting, dry clay art, doodle art painting, and many more. The organization conducts their workshops in a studio which is nicely-decorated for the comfort of its students and to inspire them too!
For more information, log on to: http://www.theartsycraftsy.com/
- Clay Expression, Subang Jaya
As the name suggests, Clay Expression is an organization that offers clay art workshops. The organization conducts workshops for clay art which often turns into beautiful pottery or ceramic according to your creativity. Apart from conducting workshops, the organization also offers classes for clay art. The classes are open for beginners, and intermediate and advanced students. If you want a more focused learning, Clay Expression which is located in Subang Jaya also offers private group workshops with a minimum of 6 participants for a 1-hour session.
For more information, log on to: https://clayexpression.com/ or contact +6018-299 9054
- Sew Fabby, Shah Alam
The owner of Sew Fabby, known as Mrs Azzah, started sewing from a young age with guidance from her mother. She later changed this hobby into a business in 2008 by starting to sew tote-bags for acquaintances and close friends. After receiving over-whelming responses, Mrs Azzah started taking sewing orders on her Facebook page. Fast-forward, Sew Fabby organized its first workshop in 2012 which was held at Art 2 Publika. Today, the organization actively sells sewing products including plushie figurines, embroidered towels, embroidered pencil cases, customized key chains and many more.
For more information, contact 016-395 9386
- Fabu Cafe, Subang
Fabu Cafe located in Bandar Sunway comprises a community of technology and craft enthusiasts who are passionate about authentic creations. Fabu Cafe also provides a community space and a variety of digital fabrication tools such as lasers, 3-dimensional printers and digital embroidery machines for users and artists to get the best art-making experience. In line with its name, Fabu Cafe also attracts customers by offering a unique menu; printed pancakes, where they are produced according to the shapes and artworks determined by the customers. Fabu Cafe also offers art workshops which are not-to-be-missed.
For more information, log on to: http://www.fabu.com.my/ or contact 03-5611 7355
- Laman Kraftani Kuala Langat
Mrs Esiah started pressed flower art at Laman Kaftani Kuala Langat in 1999, and since then, the unique art has penetrated local and international markets. The flowers used in the creation of Mrs Esiah’s artworks are all planted within the compound of her house which is full of lush green flowers and fruit trees. Mrs Esiah has also participated in many art exhibitions sponsored by a number of Federal Agencies. Visitors can stop by at Laman Kraftani located in Kampung Sungai Lang Tengah, Kuala Langat to learn some unique techniques used in pressed flower art.
For more information, contact 03-3181 7052
- Ramadas Pottery, Kuala Selangor
Ramadas Pottery in Kuala Selangor is one of the unique hidden locations in Kuala Selangor District. Ramadas Pottery which is owned by the Ramadas family became active in the industry since 1976. Mr. Ramadas who was born in 1951 was awarded with the Pottery Master Craftsman Award in 2012 due to his spectacular skills and achievements in the art of pottery craft. Pottery products from Ramadas Pottery include pots, incense burners, clay pots, home decorations and more. You can visit Ramadas Pottery to learn how to create pottery goods using natural clay by hand, and with the aid of special machines for precise pottery formation.
For more information, contact 012-6671373