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): 


JANUARY 2019



Beginning Embroidery Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. Jan. 17th
Time: 4:00-7:00pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tseembroideryjan.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!



Kids Crafting Workshop: Sea Creatures! 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Jan. 19th
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $10 per child (All ages welcome w/ parent or guardian)
Registration: https://kidscraftingseacreatures.eventbrite.com

Join us for Kids Crafting Hour at The Scrap Exchange! This week, our scrappy instructor will be teaching us how to use various materials to create sea creatures from unique materials! This week, we will be doing no sew and painting projects! For those attending, please have children wear clothing they can get dirty! The Scrap Exchange will have aprons and be providing all the materials!



Beginning Sewing Class for Kids (8-14 yrs)
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Jan. 19th
Time: 11:30 am- 2:30 pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tsekidssewing.eventbrite.com

This class is specifically designed for young, new sewers. 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 basic sewing concepts. 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.



Sewing Custom Throw Pillows
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Jan. 19th
Time: 11:30 am- 2:30 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsethrowpillows.eventbrite.com

Throw pillows are expensive! Join a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor to learn how to make 16″ x 16″ custom throw pillows! This class is for students that already know how to use a sewing machine. 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. (Medium/Advanced Class – Must know how to use sewing machine) 



Beginning Sewing Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. Jan. 24th
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsebeginningsewingjan24.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: Sun. Jan. 27th
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tseserger2jan.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.


FEBRUARY 2019



Kids Crafting Workshop: Cards and Collages! 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Feb. 2nd
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $10 per child (All ages welcome w/ parent or guardian)
Registration: https://tsekidscraftingcollage.eventbrite.com

Join us for Kids Crafting Hour at The Scrap Exchange! This week, our scrappy instructor will be teaching us how to use various materials to create cards and collages from unique materials! Prepare special projects for Valentine’s Day! This week, we will be using glue and paint. For those attending, please have children wear clothing they can get dirty! The Scrap Exchange will have aprons and be providing all the materials!



Beginning Sewing Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Feb. 2nd
Time: 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingfeb2.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.

 


Sewing Japanese Utility Aprons 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Feb. 2nd
Time: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tseutilityaprons.eventbrite.com

Would you like to learn how to create your own useful apron for a variety of household chores? Join us for this home sewing class and design and sew a utility apron made from your own measurements! Choose from a selection of fun fabrics provided by the Scrap Exchange, or bring 2 yards of woven fabric that is apron appropriate (no jersey knit or stretchy fabric). This is a perfect project to repurpose a twin size sheet! (This is a Medium/Advanced Class- Must be able to use a sewing machine)



Sewing: Custom Reusable Paper/Hand Towels
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sun. Feb. 3rd
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsereusabletowels.eventbrite.com

Learn a new skill and leave with useful, waste reducing, goodies! 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 and machine threading. 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

Image provided by: https://www.thisiswhyimbroke.com/reusable-paper-towels/



Beginning Sewing Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. Feb. 7th
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingfeb7.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.



Positive Affirmation Cards Workshop
Instructor: Maria Geary
Date: Sat. Feb. 9th
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://affirmationcardsfeb9.eventbrite.com

Join us to change the way you think about you! In this class we will create “pick me up” cards from watercolor paper, prettied up with a medium of your choice. The Scrap Exchange will be providing the materials.



Kids Crafting Workshop: Wind Chimes! 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Feb. 16th
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $10 per child (All ages welcome w/ parent or guardian)
Registration:https://tsecraftingwindchimes.eventbrite.com

Join us for Kids Crafting Hour at The Scrap Exchange! This week, our scrappy instructor will be teaching us how to use various materials to create wind chimes from unique materials! This week, we will be using glue and paint. For those attending, please have children wear clothing they can get dirty! The Scrap Exchange will have aprons and be providing all the materials!



Beginning Embroidery Class
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Feb. 16th
Time: 11:30 am -2:30pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tseembroideryfeb16.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!



Art Journaling: Express Don’t Repress
Instructor: Maria Geary
Date: Sat. Feb. 16th
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tseartjournalingfeb16.eventbrite.com

This class is for those interested in creating a mixed media art journal intended to Express Not Repress. No experience needed! You will learn creative journaling techniques, play in a judge free zone, meet new friends and leave with motivation to keep journaling. The Scrap Exchange will provide materials but feel free to bring materials from home that you would like to include in your journal.



Beginning Serger Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Feb. 16th
Time: 3:30-6:30pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tsesergerfeb16.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 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. Feb. 21st
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingfeb21.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: Thurs. Feb. 28th
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tsesergerfeb28.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.


MARCH 2019



Beginning Quilting Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. Mar. 2nd and Sun. Mar. 3rd
Time: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Cost: $60
Registration: https://tsequiltingmarch.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 in two separate sessions.

While will be providing materials 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. (Must be able to use a sewing machine prior to this class)

 



Positive Affirmation Cards Workshop
Instructor: Maria Geary
Date: Sat. Mar. 9th
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://affirmationcardsmar9.eventbrite.com

Join us to change the way you think about you! In this class we will create “pick me up” cards from watercolor paper, prettied up with a medium of your choice. The Scrap Exchange will be providing the materials.




Art Journaling: Express Don’t Repress
Instructor: Maria Geary
Date: Sat. Mar. 16th
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tseartjournalingmar16.eventbrite.com

This class is for those interested in creating a mixed media art journal intended to Express Not Repress. No experience needed! You will learn creative journaling techniques, play in a judge free zone, meet new friends and leave with motivation to keep journaling. The Scrap Exchange will provide materials but feel free to bring materials from home that you would like to include in your journal.


FREE COMMUNITY MEETUPS



3rd Sundays at The Scrap Exchange:


Community Sewing Meetup
Theme: Sewing
Date: 3rd Sunday of every month!
Time: 2:00-6:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-6!)
Cost: Free!

Join us for 3rd 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!


 Every Wednesday: 


Community Sewing Meetup
Theme: Sewing
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 4:30-6:30 pm (Drop in anytime between 4:30-6:30!)
Cost: Free!

Join us on Wednesdays for our Community Sewing Meetup 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!


2nd Mondays at The Scrap Exchange:


Altered Book and Papercraft Meetup

Theme: Altered Books/Papercrafts
Date: 2nd Monday of Every Month!
Time: 4:30-6:30 pm (Drop in anytime between 4:30-6:30!)
Cost: Free!

Get together with friends to work on your altered books and papercrafts! Whether you’re into altered books, art journaling, paper folding & cutting, or book sculpture, this is the group for you. Beginners welcome! No registration 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 1 week 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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