Creative Classes

Spring/Summer Creative Classes are now open for registration !


UPCOMING OPEN CLASSES: 


Woven Cover Bookbinding
Instructor: Wendy Ziegler
Date: Sat. June 24, 2017
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $20 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration: https://tsebookbinding.eventbrite.com

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.

 


Crochet and Sip
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. July 8th, 2017
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tsecrochetandsip.eventbrite.com

Come hang out with other fellow crocheters and enjoy some wine and beer while you’re at it! This is a general class for people at all skill levels to meet and learn to crochet or work on existing projects from home. Whether you’ve never held a crochet hook, or perhaps you’re stuck on a pattern and need some guidance–this is the perfect class to meet up with other students and hang out and enjoy some adult beverages, too! Craft supplies will be provided, but students are responsible for bringing their own wine and/or beer.



Coil Baskets and Bowls
Instructor: Wendy Ziegler
Date: Sat. July 15, 2017
Time: 1:00-3:30 pm
Cost: $25
Registration: https://tsecoilbasketsbowls.eventbrite.com

Ever wanted to take a simple first step into basketry? In this class, we will explore the basics needed to make our own hand coiled vessels out of textiles, yarns, embroidery thread, and other fibers. These wrapping and knotting techniques can also be applied to other crafts! All materials included.

 


Beginning Serger Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. July 15, 2017
Time: 3:00-6:00 pm
Cost: $30 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration:https://tsebeginningsergerjuly.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 Crochet Class 
Instructor: Andy Sharma
Date: Sat. July 22, 2017
Time: 2:00- 5:00 pm
Cost: $30 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration:https://tsebeginningcrochetjuly.eventbrite.com

Join us at The Scrap Exchange to learn the basics of crochet. In this class, you’ll learn the starting chain, single crochet, half-double and double crochet stitches. Make a swatch which you can use as a dish cloth! Those comfortable with the basic stitches will have the opportunity to start an infinity scarf project. All skill levels are welcome in this class. Hooks will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own (the instructor recommends size J hook).

 


Beginning Sewing 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. August 5, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingaugust.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 Serger Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. August 19, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30 (Tuition + Materials)

Registration: https://tsesergeraug.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.


UPCOMING SOLD OUT CLASSES:



Pollinator Hotels- SOLD OUT
Instructor: Amelia Freeman-Lynde
Date: Sun. June 25, 2017
Time: 2:00-5:00 pm
Cost: $30 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration: https://tsepollinatorhotels.eventbrite.com

Did you know bee populations are in decline in North America? You can help! Learn how to attract pollinators to your very own pollinator hotel. You will learn why pollinator hotels are important and how to create pollinator hotels using reuse materials! All materials will be provided.


Beginning Sewing – SOLD OUT
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. July 15, 2017
Time: 11:00-2:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingjuly.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.


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, Education Coordinator at events[at]scrapexchange.org. 

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