Thursday, November 26, 2015

Modern Craft for the New Generation in Selangor





In building Selangor as the state of craft center, we; the media was educated with few types of craft during our Kembara Kraf Selangor. With the little knowledge I had earlier, I learnt that one should not only limit herself to what traditional available, always be pro-active and curious, learning new craft and venture to new frontier. And I did just that, embracing to new arts and craft, starting with traditional craft earlier (read more HERE), and now, paving to the Modern Craft area.



Amal Kufi
Kufi art is well-known here in Malaysia, taken the country by storm. But not many know that there are a few ways or style in the kufi itself and in its technique. Here we learn on string-art kufi, where a husband and wife professionals learn and translate this hobby of theirs where they picked in Oman into business. Located in Puncak Alam, one can custom made the word, colour, board according to preferences. Interested to know more about kufi or what drives their passion?



Visit their IG at @AmalKufi or their Facebook : Amal Kufi.




Sew Fabby
When frustration highten and expectation don't meet one's requirements, all one needs to do is to create one instead. That's what happened to Azzah, owner of #SewFabby; a fabric craft artisan. A great entrepeneur of modern craft in Shah Alam, Selangor. Azzah has transformed her hobby to generate income and at the same time provides options for shoppers and art enthusiast to learn the craft of sewing, applique, embroidery and quilt. Sew Fabby teaches and sells ready/custom-made fabric craft, and it comes in wide range of selections : frabric toys, bags, purses, coasters and etc. The sky is the limit, so does fabric arts! We were tested with hands-on production of which some passed with flying colours, some were superbly creative and some, were plain lazy (that’s me I guess! *smile*).



Want to pick up a skill set or hobby? Visit @sewfabby now.




Luvly Touch
A craft Kak Kat mastered in Japan, she decided to start a business with intention to occupy her free time, helping single mothers to generate small income and at the same time making extra money for herself as well. With the notion of sharing is caring, and submitting to 'the upper hand that gives is better than the lower hand that takes” hadith; Luvly Touch took off and flew high. Aside from teaching on polymer clay craft and sewing classes, she also rents out her studio space for small business to conduct their classes. Many might not know, playing with craft helps to stimulate neuro senses which help reduces depression.



Looking to start (and play) with polymer craft? Follow Luvly Touch and be joyful.






Kembara Kraf Selangor Media Fam Trip is in collaboration with Tourism Selangor and UPEN with #GayaTravel as media coordinator.










3 comments:

ruggedmom maria said...

I suka gambar tali Amal Kufi tu.

Siti Yang Menaip said...

interestingnya.. people yang creative memang awesome =)

Lily Riani said...

Maria,

Thank you... I rasa cam nak beli jer.

Siti,

I cant agree with you more... I yang KERAS tangan ni mampu praise and write about them, the least I can do is create awareness.







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