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. March 31st, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sewingmarch31.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.



DIY Boho Decorations Workshop
Instructor: Sarah Pai
Date: Fri. April 6th, 2018
Time: 6:30- 8:30 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://bohodecor.eventbrite.com

Learn how to combine lace, ribbon, fabric and other materials to make a one of a kind boho decorations for your home or special occasions. The Scrap Exchange will be providing materials, but participants are welcome to bring meaningful items that they would like to incorporate into their projects as well.



Beginning Sewing Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. April 7th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration:https://sewingapril7.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.



Vision Board Workshop
Instructor: Lindy Chicola
Date: Sun. April 8th, 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://visionboardsapril.eventbrite.com

Explore the process of goal setting and creating with intention in an encouraging, creative environment. During this workshop participants will use unique reuse materials to develop vision boards that are visual manifestations of their goals and passions. The Scrap Exchange will be providing materials, but participants are welcome to bring meaningful items that they would like to incorporate into their vision board as well.



Beginning Sewing Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Sat. April 14th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sewingapril14.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. April 19th, 2018
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sergerapril19.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. April 26, 2018
Time: 3:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sewingapril26.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. April 28th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sewingapril28.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. May 5th, 2018
Time: 12:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sewingmay5th.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. May 5th and Sun. May 6th, 2018
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $60
Registration: https://quiltingmay5and6.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.



Beginning Serger Class 
Instructor: Jeannie Lasley
Date: Thurs. May 10th, 2018
Time: 4:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://sergermay10.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 MEETUPS (Registration Not Required): 


 

2nd Sunday Sewing 
Theme: Sewing
Date: 2nd Sunday of every month!
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!


4th Sunday Sewing 
Theme: Sewing
Date: 4th Sunday of every month!
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!


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.


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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