DIY Batik For Just RM10! @ Batik Canting, Fahrenheit 88 Kuala Lumpur

Originally from Indonesia, batik is an ancient textile art that involves dyeing cloth with a wax-resist technique. It also refers to the textile itself, which often features beautiful patterns and motifs which differ from region to region. Malaysian batik is markedly different from its Indonesian counterpart; with larger, simpler patterns and a preference for floral motifs as opposed to the Javanese love for geometry. Malaysian … Continue reading DIY Batik For Just RM10! @ Batik Canting, Fahrenheit 88 Kuala Lumpur

Sewing World Gallery, One City USJ

I can’t sew to save my life. I mean, a loose button won’t be a problem, but anything beyond that will have me stumped. If this was 50, 60 years ago, I’d probably be ‘unmarriageable’, but thankfully (or not?) times have changed. Still, I think sewing is a great skill to have! 🙂 While catching a movie with S at One City USJ recently, we … Continue reading Sewing World Gallery, One City USJ

Kajang Arts Festival and Crafts Bazaar

The Kajang Municipal Council and the Selangor state government recently organised a three-day festival to promote arts and culture at the Kajang stadium, so I paid a visit for work and to check out what they had in store. The Kajang Arts festival and Crafts Bazaar was the first of its kind and there were about 20 booths in the area, as well as activities … Continue reading Kajang Arts Festival and Crafts Bazaar