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 OPEN CLASSES (Registration Required): 


Beginning Serger Class – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. September 16th, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesergersept.eventbrite.com

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.


Beginning Sewing Class- SOLD OUT
Instructor: Christine Ramsey
Date: Sun. September 17th, 2017
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingseptember.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 Sewing Class- SOLD OUT
Instructor: Emily Quadrio
Date: Sat. September 23rd, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingsept.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.



Bohemian Wrap Skirts
Instructor: Kimberley Cartwright
Date: Sat. September 30th, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://wrapskirtssept.eventbrite.com

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. Bring an old skirt or pair of pants to alter. All other materials will be provided.


Beginning Serger Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sun. October 8th, 2017
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesergeroct.eventbrite.com

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.


Beginning Sewing Class – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. October 12th, 2017
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsethurbeginsewoct.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 Embroidery Class – SOLD OUT 
Instructor: Chandra Noyes
Date: Sat. October 14th, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://embroideryoct.eventbrite.com

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!


Beginning Sewing Class – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Christine Ramsey
Date: Sun. October 15th, 2017
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingoctober.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 Sewing Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. October 21st, 2017
Time: 3:00-6:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://beginsewingoct.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 Quilting Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. October 21st, 2017 and Sun. October 22nd
Time: 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
Cost: $60
Registration: https://tsequilting.eventbrite.com

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 two separate sessions.

While will be providing matierals 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 use the solid or print,1 large spool of thread to match your border fabric

Note: All measurements are based on 45″ width fabric. All fabric should be cotton and you will need to wash and iron to prevent shrinkage after your quilt is assembled.


UPCOMING MEETUPS (Registration Not Required): 

 


Craft Night

Theme: Yarn Wall Hangings
Date: Wed. September. 13th, 2017
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 4-7!)
Cost: $10

Join us for Craft Night at The Scrap Exchange! Craft Night is a self-led, group meetup. On Wednesday, September 13th, we will be making yarn wall hangings! Drop in anytime from 4:00-7:00 pm. Come with a friend or by yourself, we will supply all of the materials necessary to complete a project. Materials will vary. $10 per person. BYOB.

 


Altered Book Club

Theme: Books
Date: Sun. September. 17th, 2017
Time: 2:00-5:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-5!)
Cost: Free!

Altered Book Club is a free, self-led meetup. Bring books to alter, or purchase some while you’re here! Beginners welcome! Materials are not included.


Craft Night

Theme: Yarn Wall Hangings
Date: Sun. September. 17th, 2017
Time: 2:00-5:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-5!)
Cost: $10

Join us for Craft Night at The Scrap Exchange! Craft Night is a self-led, group meetup. On Sunday, September 17th, we will be making yarn wall hangings! Drop in anytime from 2:00-5:00 pm. Come with a friend or by yourself, we will supply all of the materials necessary to complete a project. Materials will vary. $10 per person. BYOB.

 


Craft Night

Theme: Dream Catchers
Date: Wed. September. 20th, 2017
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 4-7!)
Cost: $10

Join us for Craft Night at The Scrap Exchange! Craft Night is a self-led, group meetup. On Wednesday, September 20th, we will be making dream catchers! Drop in anytime from 4:00-7:00 pm. Come with a friend or by yourself, we will supply all of the materials necessary to complete a project. Materials will vary. $10 per person. BYOB.


4th Sunday Sewing 
Theme: Sewing
Date: Sun. Sept 24th, 2017
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!


Craft Night

Theme: Dream Catchers
Date: Sun. September. 24th, 2017
Time: 2:00-5:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-5!)
Cost: $10

Join us for Craft Night at The Scrap Exchange! Craft Night is a self-led, group meetup. On Sunday, September 24th, we will be making dream catchers! Drop in anytime from 4:00-7:00 pm. Come with a friend or by yourself, we will supply all of the materials necessary to complete a project. Materials will vary. $10 per person. BYOB.

 



2nd Sunday Sewing 
Theme: Sewing
Date: Sun. October 14th, 2017
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!

 


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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