Creative Classes

Fall/Winter Creative Classes are now open for registration !


UPCOMING OPEN CLASSES: 


FREE Collage Workshop with Erica Harris (All ages!)
Instructor: Erica Harris
Date: Sat. April 29, 2017
Time: 1:00-2:30 and 3:00-4:30 pm
Cost: FREE!
Registration:

https://ericaharriscollageworkshop1.eventbrite.com

https://ericaharriscollageworkshop2.eventbrite.com

It can be a challenging task to start a collage—having enough materials, a space and set-up—so let artist Erica Harris help you get started. By facilitating the process and providing the materials, Erica will guide you along, sharing techniques so that you can dig in to this very simple and satisfying process.



Pinhole Camera Workshop (All ages!)

Instructor: Dale Rio
Date: Sun. April 30, 2017
Time: 12:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $50 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration: https://tsepinholecameras.eventbrite.com

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.


Eastern Mountain Leather Shoes (Ages 9+)
Instructor: Dara Page
Date: Sat. May 6, 2017
Time: 12:00-3:00pm
Tuition: $30
Registration: https://tseleathershoes.eventbrite.com

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.


Sprouts & Microgreens: Homegrown Living Foods
Instructors: Cristina Rojas and Christelle Siohan
Date: Sat. May 13, 2017
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
Cost: $18 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration:https://tsesproutsandmicrogreens.eventbrite.com

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 sprout drink, and more!


 

Handcrafted Cosmetics
Instructors: Cristina Rojas and Christelle Siohan
Date: Sat. May 27, 2017
Time: 2:00-4:30 pm
Cost: $31 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration: https://tsenaturalcosmetics.eventbrite.com

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 soothing bath salt mix. Let the scents & textures enchant you, and take samples home. You will also receive a PDF with 35+ recipes.


air magnetsLiving Art Series: Nature-Inspired Magnets with Air Plants
Instructor: Aisha Sanders
Date: Sun. May 28, 2017
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm
Cost: $25 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration: https://tselivingartseriesshellmagnets.eventbrite.com

In this Living Art Series workshop you will learn how to create natural magnets with shells and air plants!  This class will combine reuse, natural materials, and living art. You will also learn about how to care for air plants. All materials are provided (including plants).


UPCOMING SOLD OUT CLASSES:


Living Art Series: Succulent Planters from the Kitchen
Instructor: Aisha Sanders
Date: Sun. April 23, 2017
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm
Cost: $25 (Tuition + Materials)
Registration:https://tselivingartseriessucculents.eventbrite.com

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 will be provided (including plants).

 


Sewing Bohemian Wrap Skirts Instructor: Kimberley Cartwright
Date: Sun. April 30, 2017
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Tuition: $30
Registration:https://tsewrapskirts.eventbrite.com

Learn to piece together a Bohemian Wrap Skirt! These skirts are custom 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. Please consider bringing a skirt to create a pattern from. All materials are provided.


Beginning Sewing Class ( ages 14+) -SOLD OUT

Date: Sun. May 7, 2017
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Tuition: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingmay.eventbrite.com

Always wanted to learn how to use a sewing machine? 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, zigzag, 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.


We also offer private sewing, knitting, crochet, and weaving lessons at $30 per hour, subject to instructor availability.
Please contact Anna Graves, Education Coordinator, at outreach[at]scrapexchange.org or 919-213-1278 to make arrangements or to inquire about other possible lessons.


If you are interested in teaching Creative Classes at The Scrap Exchange please contact Anna Graves, Education Coordinator at outreach[at]scrapexchange.org. 

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