Creative Classes and Meetups

 Creative Classes and Meetups

We offer creative classes and meetups at our location. Creative Classes are lead by our experienced instructors. Meetups are self led. Be sure to check out what classes and meetups we have coming up!

 


UPCOMING CLASSES (Registration Required): 



Beginning Sewing Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. February 22nd, 2018
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://beginningsewfeb22.eventbrite.com

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 your own sewing machine, fabric scissors, and/or fabrics.



Beginning Screenprinting – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Ariana Gershman
Date: Sun. February 25th, 2018
Time: 3:00-6:00 pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tsebeginningscreenprinting.eventbrite.com

Beginning screenprinting class that covers techniques and tips on how to successfully print original designs on paper and fabric using the silkscreen paper stencil method. Students will become familiar with silkscreens, squeeges, water-based screenprinting ink, and printing multiples of their own imagery on fabric. The purpose of this course is to teach students DIY methods of screenprinting without the use of expensive equipment so they apply this method at home!



Crochet Granny Squares 
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. February 24th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsegrannysquaresfeb24.eventbrite.com

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.



Beginning Sewing Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. March 3rd, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://beginningsewingmar3.eventbrite.com

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 your own sewing machine, fabric scissors, and/or fabrics.



Beginning Screenprinting – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Ariana Gershman
Date: Sun. March 4th, 2018
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://screenprintingmarch.eventbrite.com

Beginning screenprinting class that covers techniques and tips on how to successfully print original designs on paper and fabric using the silkscreen paper stencil method. Students will become familiar with silkscreens, squeeges, water-based screenprinting ink, and printing multiples of their own imagery on fabric. The purpose of this course is to teach students DIY methods of screenprinting without the use of expensive equipment so they apply this method at home!



Beginning Crochet Class – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. March 10th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsebeginningcrochetmar10.eventbrite.com

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet stitches while working on a simple pattern. All materials provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.



Beginning Sewing Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. March 10th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://beginningsewingmar10.eventbrite.com

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 your own sewing machine, fabric scissors, and/or fabrics.



Block Printing on Fabric
Instructor: Ariana Gershman
Date: Sun. March 11th, 2018
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tseblockprintingmar11.eventbrite.com

A beginner’s block printing workshop that covers techniques and tips on how to hand-print original designs on fabric using hand carved stamps. Students will be learning how to plan out imagery, carve stamps, and print on upcycled fabric using machine-washable inks. Registration is required. Space is limited.



Kokedama with Found Pottery
Instructor: Aisha Sanders
Date: Sun. March 11th, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm
Cost: $25
Registration: https://tsekokedama.eventbrite.com

Join living art designer, Aisha Sanders of Urbane Terrain as she demonstrates how to create kokedama moss balls (Japanese bonsai technique). This technique uses moss, a specialty soil, selected plants, and found pottery. Aisha will walk workshop participants through a few simple techniques that transform air plants and a bit of creativity into breathtaking creations.



Shrine and Altar Making Workshop
Instructor: Lindy Chicola
Date: Sun. March 11th, 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://altarmaking.eventbrite.com

What is inspiring, meaningful, or sacred to you? Would you like to have a visual reminder of these things to center your day, uplift you, or provide a calming creative display you can add to or change as needed? Come explore what building an altar or shrine can mean for you, and what treasures you might discover that could hold symbolism in this process. The Scrap Exchange will be providing all of the materials necessary to create an altar or shrine, but you are welcome to bring special items you would like to incorporate into your project.


UPCOMING MEETUPS (Registration Not Required): 


 

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!


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!


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.


Early Bird Registration Bonus!

Register for any class more than 3 weeks in advance, and receive a $5 store voucher. This voucher is valid for two weeks toward the purchase of any materials in the Scrap Exchange retail store! Voucher is provided to you on the first day of class. Note: This offer is not valid on free meetups or events. The voucher may not be applied to programming or Cameron Gallery items.

Refund Policy

Refunds for class fees will be issued if the class is cancelled by The Scrap Exchange for any reason. If you register for a class and cannot attend, a refund will only be issued if you notify the Scrap Exchange at least 24 hours before the class begins.

If you are interested in teaching Creative Classes at The Scrap Exchange please contact Anna Graves, Outreach and Education Manager at events[at]scrapexchange.org. 

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