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April 2018

DIY Fest

April 21 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Saturday, April 21st  |  10 am – 6 pm DIY Fest brings together local artists, makers, and zero waste organizations to celebrate Durham’s innovative, do-it-yourself spirit: GET CREATIVE at multiple stations throughout our campus GET ACTIVE and play with dirt GET MUSICAL at the Loading Dock Stage in our courtyard GET INFORMED about environmental issues at our Eco Faire GET GREAT FOOD at Lakewood’s food destinations Click here for complete festival information

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Eco Faire at The Scrap Exchange

April 21 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
Free

Celebrate Earth Day at The Scrap Exchange! Join us for the Eco Faire at DIY Fest! Join us to learn about topics related to the environment and about the numerous environmental projects currently underway in the Triangle! Co-hosted by The Scrap Exchange and Don't Waste Durham, the Eco Faire will be an interactive, educational event! The Eco Faire is taking place in coordination with The Scrap Exchange's DIY Fest. Our goal for DIY Fest and the Eco Faire is to bring together…

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4th Sunday Sewing Meetup

April 22 @ 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 30, 2018

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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4th Sunday Sewing  Theme: Sewing Date: 4th Sunday of every month! Time: 2:00-6:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-6!) Cost: Free!Join us for 2nd Sunday Sewing in The Design Center. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop here at The Scrap Exchange in our plethora of fabric, trims, and notions… up to 75% off retail! No registration is required… just drop-in!

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Beginning Sewing Class

April 26 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill RoadLakewood Avenue
Durham, NC 27707
$15.00 - $30.00

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 provided, but feel free to bring…

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Beginning Sewing Class

April 28 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill RoadLakewood Avenue
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

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 provided, but feel free to bring…

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May 2018

Beginning Sewing Class

May 5 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill RoadLakewood Avenue
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

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 provided, but feel free to bring…

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Beginning Quilting Class

May 5 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$30.00 - $60.00

In this class you will learn basic quilting techniques. All fabric and batting have been pre-washed. The finished project will be approximately 36 X 48. This class will be in two separate sessions. While will be providing materials for all participants, if you would prefer to bring your own fabric you will need the following: 3/8 yard solid, 3/8 yard white, 3/8 yard print, 1/2 yard solid for quilt border, 1 1/2 yard for quilt backing- for this you can…

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Beginning Serger Class

May 10 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

Do you feel intimidated by sergers? Join us for this relaxed hands-on class and learn the basics of home overlock sewing machines (AKA sergers) including thread operation and what to do if the thread breaks. We will also cover needles, blades, tension, and other serger features. Students may bring an operational serger from home or use one of The Scrap Exchange’s machines. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 Time: 4:00-7:00pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 14+ Instructor:…

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2nd Sunday Sewing Meetup

May 13 @ 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, 2018

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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2nd Sunday Sewing  Theme: Sewing Date: 2nd Sunday of every month! Time: 2:00-6:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-6!) Cost: Free! Join us for 2nd Sunday Sewing in The Design Center. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop here at The Scrap Exchange in our plethora of fabric, trims, and notions… up to 75% off retail! No registration is required… just drop-in!

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Altered Book Club

May 20 @ 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 30, 2018

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Altered Book Club  Theme: Altered Books Date: 3rd Sunday of every month! Time: 2:00-5:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-5!) Cost: Free! 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.

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