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): 


 


Screen Printing on Fabric 
Instructor: Bill Fick
Date: Fri. Oct.5th
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tseprintingoct5.eventbrite.com

Supergraphic Labs is a creative art studio dedicated to the production of fine art prints and print media. They specialize in lithography, monotype, relief, screen printing and archival inkjet printing. At this workshop, they will be focusing on how to screen print on fabric. We will provide all of the materials, but feel free to bring any special materials that you would like to incorporate into your project. To learn more about Supergraphic Labs, please visit their website: http://www.supergraphiclabs.com/#/about/


Beginning Sewing Class
Instructor: Christine Ramsey
Date: Tues. Oct. 9th
Time: 4:00-7:00pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingoct9.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: Circus Punks for Smashfest-FREE
Instructor: Nicole Hogan
Date: Fri. Oct. 19th
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: FREE
Registration: https://scrappyhouroctcircuspunks.eventbrite.com

This month we are hosting a very special Scrappy Hour in anticipation of the return of SMASHFEST! Smashfest is back and will be better than ever. Mark your calendars, Smashfest will take place on November 23rd this year! We have added new kids activities to the event including a “Knock Em’ Down” area with Circus Punks. In preparation for Smashfest, we would love your help creating these funky figures for the kids to knock over! At this super special FREE Scrappy Hour, we will be collectively designing/crafting Circus Punks. All materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to make one and take one. We would love for you to leave your Punk with us for use in Scrappy Bowling at Smashfest, but if you can’t part with your creation you may take one punk home. This event is BYOB. Snacks will be provided.


Beginning Crochet Class
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. Oct. 27th
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tsecrochetoctober.eventbrite.com

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet stitches while working on a simple pattern. All materials provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.


Beginning Knitting Class
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. Oct. 27th
Time: 2:30-4:30pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tseknittingoctober.eventbrite.com

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet stitches while working on a simple pattern. All materials provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.


Art Journaling: Express not Repress
Instructor: Maria Geary
Date: Sat. Oct. 27th
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tseartjournalingoct.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 Sewing Class
Instructor: Christine Ramsey
Date: Tues. Nov. 13th
Time: 4:00-7:00pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingnov13.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.


Screen Printing on Fabric 
Instructor: Bill Fick
Date: Fri. Nov. 30th
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $40
Registration: https://tseprintingnov30.eventbrite.com

Supergraphic Labs is a creative art studio dedicated to the production of fine art prints and print media. They specialize in lithography, monotype, relief, screen printing and archival inkjet printing. At this workshop, they will be focusing on how to screen print on fabric. We will provide all of the materials, but feel free to bring any special materials that you would like to incorporate into your project. To learn more about Supergraphic Labs, please visit their website: http://www.supergraphiclabs.com/#/about/


Beginning Crochet Class
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. Dec. 1st
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tsecrochetdecember.eventbrite.com

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet stitches while working on a simple pattern. All materials provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.


Beginning Knitting Class
Instructor: Jasmine Suarez
Date: Sat. Dec. 1st
Time: 2:30-4:30pm
Cost: $20
Registration: https://tseknittingdecember.eventbrite.com

Ready to take on a new craft skill? This introductory class is for crochet beginners, as well as those who have never even tried a single fiber art! Students will learn the basics of crochet stitches while working on a simple pattern. All materials provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.


Beginning Sewing Class
Instructor: Christine Ramsey
Date: Tues. Dec. 4th
Time: 4:00-7:00pm
Cost: $30
Registration: https://tsesewingdec4.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.



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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