Handmade Batik Journal Workshop

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Duration
4 hours
Capacity
1 - 12 travelers
Booking notice
3 days
Standard price
MYR 104.50

★★★★★
Batik B.
I speak English, Malay

Join us in our Malaysian batik class, discover two different methods of designing your artwork, and bring home your personalised journal.

Batik is a traditional art form that use the wax-resist method to form beautiful designs on a piece of fabric. In this experience, you will learn how to create patterns through canting (using a pen-like tool to create free form patterns) and block patterns (using our special batik blocks to form intricate designs). You will have time to design and colour in your artwork, before it is turned into a personalised product, handmade by you.

Participating in this class contributes to the livelihood of underprivileged women across Malaysia,. With your handmade souvenir, you are leaving something behind - the chance for our batik artisans to gain a sustainable income and skills.


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Itinerary

Day 1


01:00 PM

Batik class

Summary

Our artisan will share a brief history of batik and the story behind its social enterprise. After some demonstrations, you can try your hands at making your own designs through wither canting or blocking. Our local expert will then help you mix your desire color combinations, so you can bring out your creativity.


05:00 PM

End of class

Summary

After the wax is removed - voila, you have your very own personalized batik product!


Outfit Recommendations

Aprons will be provided. Just come in with comfortable clothes. Wear comfortable footwear as well, as you may choose to stand from time to time while making your canting or block patterns.


Ratings
★★★★★ 5

2 Reviews
  • veronique
    Reviewed in November 2018

    The workshop was great. Good host, good history, plenty of time to practice! Thank you.

  • Shazlin
    Reviewed in October 2018

    This is such an amazing experience for us. My kids enjoyed the whole process of doing the Batik journal. It's fun, interactive and they are very happy with the finished products. Highly recommended for parents with kids to join the workshop. Thanks Batik Boutique for this one of a kind experiences. Will be back for sure.

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MYR 104.50 /Pax
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Materials - Wax, practice fabric, fabric dyes of your choice
Beverages - Coffee & tea
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