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: Sat. June 2nd, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingjune2.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. June 9th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration:https://tsesewingjune9.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.



Creative Card Making
Instructor: Maria Geary
Date: Sun. June 10th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsecardmakingjune10.eventbrite.com

Join us to learn from professional card maker Maria Geary! Maria will be teaching various techniques associated with card making including creative paper folding, basic stamping, and more. If you want to learn the essentials of making cards and/or need a last minute card for Father’s Day, this is the perfect class for you!



Beginning Serger Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. June 14th, 2018
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesergerjune14.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: Sat. June 16th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration:https://tsesewingjune16.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.



Scrappy Hour: DIY Garden Art + Decor
Instructor: Lindy Chicola and Sarah Pai
Date: Fri. June 15th, 2018
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Cost: $25
Registration: https://scrappyhourjune.eventbrite.com

Join us for Scrappy Hour at The Scrap Exchange! It’s summer and the perfect time to decorate your garden! Our experienced instructors will assist you with creating unique, whimsical garden art. Projects will include yard sculptures, upcycled pots/planters, windchimes, garden markers/signs and more! We will provide all of the materials, but feel free to bring any special materials you know you want to use. The Scrap Exchange will be providing snacks! This event is BYOB and 21+.



Enchanted Workshop Series: Fairy Dolls!
Instructor: Lindy Chicola and Sarah Pai
Date: Sat. June 23rd, 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tseenchantedworkshopdolls.eventbrite.com

We are excited to be hosting an Enchanted Workshop Series at The Scrap Exchange! In this second class of the series, join us to learn how to make fairy dolls! In this class, you will learn how to design your own fairy and bring it to life. Materials will be provided by The Scrap Exchange but feel free to bring extra materials you would like to use in creating your fairy doll.



The Amazing Dremel Workshop 
Instructor: Jill Timm
Date: Thurs. Aug. 16 – Fri. Aug. 17
Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Cost: $275
Registration: https://amazingdremelaug16.eventbrite.com

In this creation transforming 2 day workshop learn how to use the magic tool every artist should have, the amazing Dremel tool. You will learn how to drill, cut, carve, etch, shape, polish, and grind non-traditional book making and craft materials such as, glass, plastic, metals, wood, tile and more. After this class your material options for your projects will be limitless. You will try your hand at working with various materials and learning how to use the numerous bits for different purposes and effects. As you play with materials you will be making pages for your sample book for later reference. Great for book artists, printmakers, jewelers, sculptors, or anyone wanting to do “stuff” to materials beyond paper and fabric. Students must bring their own Dremel.



 The Amazing Dremel Workshop 
Instructor: Jill Timm
Date: Sat. Aug. 18 – Sun. Aug. 19
Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Cost: $275
Registration: https://amazingdremelaug18.eventbrite.com

In this creation transforming 2 day workshop learn how to use the magic tool every artist should have, the amazing Dremel tool. You will learn how to drill, cut, carve, etch, shape, polish, and grind non-traditional book making and craft materials such as, glass, plastic, metals, wood, tile and more. After this class your material options for your projects will be limitless. You will try your hand at working with various materials and learning how to use the numerous bits for different purposes and effects. As you play with materials you will be making pages for your sample book for later reference. Great for book artists, printmakers, jewelers, sculptors, or anyone wanting to do “stuff” to materials beyond paper and fabric. Students must bring their own Dremel.



FREE COMMUNITY MEETUPS


3rd Sundays at The Scrap Exchange:


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.


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!


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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