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March 2017

Private Booking: Open Studio (MT: 10:30-12:00)

March 23 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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HELP (Open 2:00-6:00)

March 24 @ 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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Private Booking: Birthday Party (MT: 10:30-12:00)

March 25 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Green to Go Container Building

March 25 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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$10.00 - $20.00

Sewing Reusable Tote Bags

March 25 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Join us for a beginner-friendly class and use basic sewing skills to make your own reusable tote bags! These tote bags are great to take to farmers markets, for a weekend get away, or for everyday use. This is great project for anyone who is interested in taking their beginner sewing skills to the next level! All materials included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 Time: 12:00-2:00pm Cost: $20 tuition Ages: 16+ Instructor: Kimberley Pierce Cartwright…

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Private Booking: Open Studio (MT: 1:00-2:30)

March 25 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (MT: 3:30-5:30)

March 25 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Rags to Riches Theatre: The Disenchanted Dragon

March 25 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Join us for our Make N Take Family Series performed by Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences at The Scrap Exchange! You Become Part of the Show! Rags to Riches, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1993, relies on participation – they teach songs and shouts and moves and dances that allow the audience to join in the performance. Stick around for a themed Make N Take activity using Scrap Exchange materials following the show! The Disenchanted Dragon – presented…

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$25.00

Living Art Series: Windowsill Herbs in Glass Jars

March 26 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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In this Living Art Series workshop you will learn how to create your own indoor herb garden!  This class will combine reuse, gardening, and living art. You will also learn about how to care for herbs and indoor plants. All materials are provided (including plants). Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 12:00-1:30pm Cost: $25 tuition Ages: All Ages Living Art Series: This monthly workshop series will give you skills to be able to incorporate living things such as succulents, herbs, and air plants in art and…

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4th Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

March 26 @ 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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Private Booking: Open Studio (MT: 1:30-3:00)

March 27 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC Annex: 4:00-7:15)

March 27 @ 4:00 PM - 7:15 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Private Booking: Room Rental (MT: 5:00-7:00)

March 27 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC Annex: 4:00-5:30)

March 29 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Private Booking: Open Studio (MT: 10:30-12:00)

March 30 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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April 2017
$15.00 - $30.00

Beginning Sewing Class

April 1 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 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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$15.00 - $30.00

Beginning Embroidery Class

April 2 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Learn all the basics of embroidery! From materials and tools to patterns and stitches, we'll cover everything you need to know to get you stitching on your own. All materials are provided! Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 Time: 12:00-3:00pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 10+ Instructor: Chandra Noyes Chandra Noyes creates multi-media works on fabric and paper, using embroidery, drawing, painting, and found objects. Chandra studied Art History at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and holds a Master’s Degree in Art…

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$10.00 - $20.00

Crochet Your First Granny Square Workshop (12-2 pm)

April 8 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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This is an intermediate level class where you move on from the basics and learn to interpret crochet charts. Learn tips on how to keep track of rows, what symbols mean, and how to read and follow a basic crochet chart while you make your first granny square. **Please Note: Students should be familiar with the following techniques before this class: Slip Knot, Chain, Slip Stitch, Single Crochet Stitch, Double Crochet Stitch. You can learn these skills in our Crochet in…

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2nd Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

April 9 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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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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Volunteer Orientation

April 16 @ 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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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)

April 16 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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

April 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)

April 17 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day 17 of the month, repeating until December 15, 2017

Make and Take Room at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Third Friday, March 17, 2017 in the Cameron Gallery Cameroun:  L'Élan Vital http://scrapexchange.org/cameron-gallery/cameroun-lelan-vital/   Open Studio is FREE in the Make N Take Room during every Third Friday Cameron Gallery opening reception.

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$25.00

Living Art Series: Succulent Planters from the Kitchen

April 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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In this Living Art Series workshop you will learn how to turn regular household items into unique succulent planters!  This class will combine reuse, gardening, and living art. You will also learn about how to care for succulents. All materials are provided (including plants). Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Time: 12:00-1:30pm Cost: $25 tuition Ages: All Ages Living Art Series: This monthly workshop series will give you skills to be able to incorporate living things such as succulents, herbs, and air plants in art…

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$25.00 - $50.00

Pinhole Camera Workshop

April 30 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Pinhole photography is a very accessible way to get involved with traditional photography. Just about any item that can be made light tight can be transformed into a camera, from cookie tins to garbage cans, and film or paper can be used to create negative or positive images. In this workshop, participants will source materials from The Scrap Exchange to create pinhole cameras and use class time to experiment with their new creations! All materials will be provided. Registration is…

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$15.00 - $30.00

Bohemian Wrap Skirts

April 30 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Learn to piece together a Bohemian Wrap Skirt! These skirts are customizable and one of a kind. Beginning sewers are welcome! This is unique way to use small fabric scraps to create a beautiful project as well as to further develop your sewing skills. All materials are provided.  Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017 Time: 1:00-4:00pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 16+ Instructor: Kimberley Pierce Cartwright Kimberley Pierce Cartwright is a local fiber artist living in Durham. She is a member of…

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May 2017
$15.00 - $30.00

Eastern Mountain Leather Shoes

May 6 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come learn leather shoemaking of the Carolinas! In this class each student will learn how to create modern versions of traditional moccasins. We will cover a variety of hand and machine techniques so you can design custom shoes for yourself. Each student will leave with a pair of leather shoes they make themselves and the knowledge of how to make more. All materials are provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Saturday, May 6th Time: 12:00-3:00pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages:…

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$15.00 - $30.00

Beginning Sewing Class

May 7 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 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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$10.50 - $18.00

Sprouting & Microgreens: Homegrown Living Foods

May 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Do you want to grow healthy protein-rich food indoors year-round? Then sprouting is for you! Sprouts & Microgreens are bursting with life! Join us to lean about the health benefits of sprouting your seeds, beans, grains and nuts. You’ll each receive sprouting containers and we’ll share with you how to easily grow sprouts and microgreens at home in a few basic steps. We’ll also go over recipes for making sprouted hummus, almond milk, sprouted nut “cheese”, sprouted bread, a fermented…

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$18.50 - $31.00

Handcrafted Cosmetics

May 27 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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It’s time to indulge in a spa day! Step away from toxic chemicals in industrial cosmetics and learn how to make your own safe & nurturing body products. We will introduce you to safe ingredients and over 35 recipes to make your own facial care, hair care, body care and makeup products. You will make 3 of your own products: For your lips, we will make a moisturizing balm. For your feet, a sugar scrub treat. For your body, a…

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