If adding new skills and hobbies to your repertoire is on your bucket list, Fort Worth’s vast array of classes and workshops are sure to inspire you. Whether you’re looking to deep dive into a new hobby or try a one-time experience — we’ve got five DIY classes to check out around town.
SiNaCa Studios, 1013 W. Magnolia Ave.
Explore the ancient art of glassblowing with workshops led by local artists. Guests can learn how to work with glass in the Flame Working, Kiln Forming + Glass Blowing studio.
- Book a class.
Garret Pendergrass Pottery, 1307 Hurley Ave.
Take a spin on the pottery wheel and learn how to make everyday ceramics like bowls, plates, and cups. The studio is fully equipped and open to kids and adults of all skill levels.
- Schedule time in the open studio or book a private class.
Cloth & Glaze Painting Studio, 8901 Tehama Ridge Pkwy.
Glaze and fire your own hand-spun ceramic pieces in an instructor-led class or paint a portrait of your choice.
Art & Soul Studio, 4201 Trail Lake Dr.
Discover your artistic side with hands-on art classes that are suited for advanced artists, amateurs, and children.
Board & Brush Creative Studio, 4620 Bryant Irvin Rd.
Learn the foundations of woodworking and master different techniques for raw materials including distressing, sanding, and staining.
- Book a workshop.
The Candle Studio, 1216 S. Lake St.
Make a candle suited to your own liking with a candle-pouring class. Choose your own vessel (or bring your own), pick a fragrance, and learn how to pour a candle. Bonus: 100% of proceeds from classes benefit local survivors of trafficking.
- Book a class
Pro tip: The Fort Worth Public Library system offers family-friendly DIY classes free of charge to the community at various locations. On Mon., July 11, learn how to make foaming hand soap and sugar body scrub at the Central Library branch (500 W. 3rd St.). View the full schedule.