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The Scrap Exchange

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June 2017
$10.00 - $20.00

Woven Cover Bookbinding

June 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Jump into bookbinding with a simple pamphlet style starter! In this class, students will create woven designs for book covers and learn to stitch a pamphlet binding. These little books are versatile for gifts, making notes, drawings, and more. All materials included. Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017 Time: 2:00-4:00pm Cost: $20 Ages: 16+ Instructor: Wendy Ziegler Wendy Ziegler has been involved in all levels of education for over 20 years with specific interest in process-oriented art, various handcrafts, and loose…

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4th Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

June 25 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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4th Sunday Sewing at The Scrap Exchange: FREE Community Sewing Meetup Join us for a FREE community sewing meetup in our Design Center. Bring a new or old project and our volunteer-leaders can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to sew with tons of fabric, trim and accessories at your fingertips. Sewing machines are available for use, but materials are not included.  Drop-ins welcome! Space is limited, so please arrive early! Dates: Monthly on 4th Sundays Time:…

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$15.00 - $30.00

Pollinator Hotel Workshop

June 25 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Did you know bee populations are in decline in North America? You can help! Learn how to attract pollinators to your very own bee hotel created using reuse materials! The idea behind the bee hotel is to offer refuge for pollinators. Some are designed as nesting sites while others provide space for hibernation. Join The Scrap exchange in creating spaces for bees to reemerge and repopulate our community. All materials will be provided. Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017 Time: 2:00-5:00pm Cost: $30 (Tuition + Materials)…

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HELP (Open 2:00-6:00)

June 30 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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HELP, a service of  Project Access of Durham County, collects donated durable medical equipment, restores the equipment, and loans it for reuse by any Durham County resident who needs it. For free.

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July 2017

Scrap Exchange Tour

July 8 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come find out what’s new with The Scrap Exchange! The Scrap Exchange is hosting community tours of the store. Our tour features information about the plans for the Reuse Arts District and the expansion of all that is amazing about the Scrap. Please join us for some behind the scenes information and a look at the new retail space. Tours start at 11:30 and 12:30 and last approximately 45 minutes. Staff is available during and after the tour to answer questions.…

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2nd Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

July 9 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Join us for a community sewing meetup in our Design Center, hosted by textile artist Christine Ramsey. Bring a new or old project and Christine can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to sew with tons of fabric, trim and accessories at your fingertips. Free to all! Sewing machines are available for use, but materials are not included.  Drop-ins welcome! Space is limited, so please arrive early! Dates: Every 2nd Sunday Time: 2:00-6:00pm Cost: FREE! Ages: 14+ (youth…

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$15.00 - $30.00

Beginning Sewing

July 15 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+) Always wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine or spiff up your skills? Join a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor for this class designed for brand new beginners and re-entry sewers. We will cover tools and sewing concepts, machine threading and troubleshooting, straight stitch, zig-zag, and appliqué stitches. Students will design and sew a class project using The Scrap Exchange’s awesome wealth of fabrics and trims. All tools and materials are…

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Volunteer Orientation

July 16 @ 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Information sessions for people interested in volunteering are held every third Sunday. For more info: http://scrapexchange.org/join-us/volunteer/

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Altered Book Club: FREE Community Meetup (2-5 pm)

July 16 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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ALTERED BOOK CLUB Get together with friends to work on your Altered Books.  Whether you’re into altered books, art journaling, paperfolding & cutting, or book sculpture, this is the group for you. Beginners welcome. 3rd Sunday 2-5 pm Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Altered-Book-Club/

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Scrappy Crafternoon at The Scrap Exchange: FREE Community Crafting Meetup

July 16 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Every Third Sunday!

Join us for a FREE community crafting meetup in our Design Center! Bring a new or old project in any medium and our teaching artists and community members can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to learn a new and different skill/craft each month... or share your own knowledge! Art supplies and craft materials are not included but can be purchased in our retail store when available. Drop-ins only. Space is limited. Scrappy Crafternoon -…

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Artist Reception & FREE Make N Take! (6:00-9:00)

July 21 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, July 21, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery Rio Aubrey Taylor   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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Scrap Exchange tours

July 27 @ 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come find out what's new with The Scrap Exchange! The Scrap Exchange is hosting community tours of the store. Our tour features information about the plans for the Reuse Arts District and the expansion of all that is amazing about the Scrap. Please join us for some behind the scenes information and a look at the new retail space. Tours start at 11:30 and end promptly at 12:15. Staff is available during and after the tour to answer questions. To…

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August 2017

Scrap Exchange tours

August 17 @ 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come find out what's new with The Scrap Exchange! The Scrap Exchange is hosting community tours of the store. Our tour features information about the plans for the Reuse Arts District and the expansion of all that is amazing about the Scrap. Please join us for some behind the scenes information and a look at the new retail space. Tours start at 11:30 and end promptly at 12:15. Staff is available during and after the tour to answer questions. To…

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Artist Reception & FREE Make N Take! (6:00-9:00)

August 18 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, August 18, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery To be announced   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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September 2017

Artist Reception & FREE Make N Take! (6:00-9:00)

September 15 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, September 15, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery Photography Show   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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Scrap Exchange tour

September 21 @ 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come find out what's new with The Scrap Exchange! The Scrap Exchange is hosting community tours of the store. Our tour features information about the plans for the Reuse Arts District and the expansion of all that is amazing about the Scrap. Please join us for some behind the scenes information and a look at the new retail space. Tours start at 11:30 and end promptly at 12:15. Staff is available during and after the tour to answer questions. To…

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October 2017

Scrap Exchange tour

October 19 @ 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come find out what's new with The Scrap Exchange! The Scrap Exchange is hosting community tours of the store. Our tour features information about the plans for the Reuse Arts District and the expansion of all that is amazing about the Scrap. Please join us for some behind the scenes information and a look at the new retail space. Tours start at 11:30 and end promptly at 12:15. Staff is available during and after the tour to answer questions. To…

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Artist Reception & FREE Make N Take! (6:00-9:00)

October 20 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, October 20, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery Kelly Johnson   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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November 2017

Scrap Exchange tour

November 16 @ 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come find out what's new with The Scrap Exchange! The Scrap Exchange is hosting community tours of the store. Our tour features information about the plans for the Reuse Arts District and the expansion of all that is amazing about the Scrap. Please join us for some behind the scenes information and a look at the new retail space. Tours start at 11:30 and end promptly at 12:15. Staff is available during and after the tour to answer questions. To…

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Artist Reception & FREE Make N Take! (6:00-9:00)

November 17 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, November 17, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery Holiday Show   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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December 2017

Artist Reception & FREE Make N Take! (6:00-9:00)

December 15 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, December 15, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery Holiday Show continues   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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