We’ve rounded up a list of awesome DIY classes near Winston-Salem that are perfect for all kinds of occasions. Whether you’re planning a girls’ night out, a special date night, a mommy-daughter adventure, or anything in between, these classes are perfect for you. You’ll get to learn exciting skills like candle and soap making, cooking classes, cake decorating, and more. Here’s a curated list of the best places to find these engaging and interactive classes in Winston-Salem.
Updated September 2023
ADDRESS | 1375 N. Martin Luther King Dr., Winston-Salem
At Mixxer Community Makerspace, technology and fabrication enthusiasts can collaborate and use welding, lasers, software, and other tools to make cool projects. There are memberships, classes, and camps, so you can choose the experience that’s best for you!
Art, cake decorating, flowers
ADDRESS | 5501 Cherryvale Dr., Kernersville
My Garden Blooms is a flower garden in Kernersville that hosts fun DIY classes, like cake-building classes, dessert decorating classes, bouquet-building classes, photography classes, and more.
ADDRESS | 12945 Old U.S. Hwy 52, Winston-Salem
Doodlations sells artisan soaps, candles, accessories, and more, which are all made in-house every day. They often open up their space for talented makers from the area to host classes on how to make your own soap, candle, Tumblr, etc.
ADDRESS | 251 N Spruce St., Winston-Salem
Sawtooth School is a maker-space and place for the arts. With classes, workshops, community programs, art exhibitions, and more, Sawtooth is designed to be your safe space to create. Classes include glass making, ceramics, photography, and more!
ADDRESS | 321 S. Liberty St., Winston-Salem
Wine & Design is known for its paint and sip classes, where you follow guided instructions to paint your own masterpiece as you sip on your favorite drink. Each class has a different theme with a specially-selected painting design, so be sure to sign up for the class that best fits your interests.
ADDRESS | 1003 Brookstown Ave., Winston-Salem
The Humble Bee is an adorable bakery that offers a variety of cake decorating classes. There are several group classes every month, and the shop is available to rent for private events.
Cake decorating + other baked goods
ADDRESS | 300 Jonestown Rd., Winston-Salem
Join a community of creators and learn your way around a cake at The Canvas Cake Studio. Check out their cake decorating classes, summer camps, and other special events! Each class has a different fun theme and focuses on a different cake technique, so you can come back again and again to learn something new.
ADDRESS | 108 N State St., Yadkinville
Anna Howe Design hosts workshops on how to create various things. From woodworking to cocktails to sign making, you can learn how to make all sorts of items in their monthly classes.
ADDRESS | 200 S Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem
Southern Home and Kitchen’s series of cooking classes has returned! They have a variety of instructors with different specialties, so you can choose to learn about healthy cuisine, using bold flavors and spices, pairing food and wine, or cooking different types of food from all around the world. These classes fill up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot early!
ADDRESS | Garden Location: 4133 Transou Road, Pfafftown & Flower Studio: 816 Burke Street, Winston Salem
Sophisticated Florals by Stephanie is known for its beautiful flower arrangements for weddings and other events. Stephanie also hosts various plant and flower workshops where participants can immerse themselves in the world of DIY flower arranging. These hands-on workshops bring together enthusiasts and newbies who want to learn new techniques and display their creativity with florals.
ADDRESS | 101 N. Chestnut St. Suite 113, Winston-Salem
Products by Lizzie makes and sells organic, all-natural skin products, like eczema cream, moisturizers, soap, body wash, and more. They love to host soap and candle-making DIY classes in Winston-Salem to teach people in the community how to make their own products that their skin will love!
ADDRESS | 515 S. Elm St., Greensboro & Various event locations across the Triad
Wanderlust Boards specializes in charcuterie and specialty boards with delicious and fresh foods. They occasionally hold charcuterie workshops, which are special classes in which their talented staff demonstrates and helps you to build your own perfectly-crafted charcuterie board. Looking to host an event of your own? Contact them about setting up some DIY classes near Winston-Salem!
ADDRESS | They do events in Winston-Salem!
JK Woodworked Creations makes beautiful custom woodworking designs, and they love to share their knowledge with the Triad. Their team hosts paint nights and DIY classes at various locations around the area every few weeks, where you’ll learn how to build and decorate your own woodworking piece.
ADDRESS | They do events in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and Kernersville!
Clink Paint brings the paint and sips to you! They love to do paint pop-ups, where they host painting classes at various venues across the Triad, and you can even book a private party with them and have their amazing team come to you.
ADDRESS | They host events at various locations across the U.S.!
Sip and Script brings a fun twist to a calligraphy class. At their events, you’ll learn the basics of calligraphy as you sip a delicious cocktail and unwind. Sip and Script caters to all levels, so no experience is required to enjoy one of their events. Check their website to see when they will have a DIY class near Winston-Salem!
ADDRESS | Based in Winston-Salem with online ordering only!
Caroline’s Cookie Company is a local business run by a self-taught cookie maker and decorated who produces beautiful custom cookies for any occasion. She loves to share her knowledge by teaching cookie decorating classes and even sells paint-your-own cookie kits.
ADDRESS | 840 Mill Works St. #120, Winston-Salem
Sutler’s Spirit CO. is Winston-Salem’s first legal distillery in 200 years and has become an iconic spot to sip a glass of gin. Occasionally, Sutler’s hosts a cocktail-making class to teach the community how to make their own perfectly-crafted drink!
ADDRESS | 633 St. George Square Court, Winston-Salem
Painting with a Twist hosts in-store painting classes, private parties, and pop-in painting. You can also purchase an at-home paint kit and paint your masterpiece on your own time!
ADDRESS | 395 W End Blvd, Winston-Salem