Creative Classes


Upcoming Classes – Registration is suggested. Space is limited.


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Fiber Jewelry (Erica Kane Fink): Bohemian style is all the rage these days, and it’s so scrappy! Join us as we make beautiful jewelry using simple wrapping techniques. All materials included.
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016                          Cost: $30 tuition
Time: 2:00-5:00pm                                           Ages: 12+
Registration link: http://fiberjewelry.eventbrite.com

 

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Coil Rope Bowls (Erica Kane Fink):  In this class, we will learn the basics needed to make our own hand bound vessels out of rope, embroidery thread, yarn, and other fibers.   All materials included.
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016                            Cost: $25 tuition
Time: 1:00-3:30pm                                           Ages: 12+
Registration link: http://coilropebowls.eventbrite.com

 

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Infinity Scarves (Kimberley Pierce Cartwright): Love these popular looped accessories? All skill levels welcome as we use lightweight fabrics, perfect for the ensuing first unofficial weekend of summer. All materials included.
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016                          Cost: $15 tuition
Time: 2:00-3:30pm                                           Ages: 16+
Registration Link: http://infinityscarvesspring.eventbrite.com

 

basicsewingWSBasic Sewing Workshop (Christine Ramsey): Want to learn how to use a sewing machine or spiff up your skills? Join a textile artist and long-time instructor for this class designed for beginners. All materials included.
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2016                             Cost: $30 tuition
Time: 12:30-3:30pm  + free studio hour        Ages: 14+
Registration Link: http://basicsewmay.eventbrite.com

 

adultchildsewingWSAdult/Child Sewing (TBA): Children will work with an adult partner to learn sewing machine basics including tools, threading, straight, and zig-zag stitches. All materials included.
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016                              Cost: $30 tuition/team
Time: 12:30-3:00pm + free studio hour         Ages: 8+ (one child per adult)
Registration Link: http://adultchildsewjune.eventbrite.com

 

SewSillyWSPreschool Artplay: Sew Silly! (Wendy Ziegler): Children and parents are invited to explore colorful, fun, reclaimed materials and enjoy stories and finger plays while making new friends!
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016                            Cost: $10 tuition
Time: 10:30-11:30am                                           Ages: 3-6
Registration Link: http://sewsilly.eventbrite.com

 

hoopartWSI Heart Hoop Art: (Amelia Freeman-Lynde): Show love for your home state with hand-embroidered artwork for your home. Some experience with hand sewing is helpful but not necessary. All materials included.
Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016                            Cost: $20 tuition
Time: 3:00-5:00pm                                            Ages: 12+
Registration Link: http://ihearthoopart.eventbrite.com

 

dyeWSZero Waste Dyeing: (Katherine Soucie): Learn the sequential method of acid dyeing. Students should bring rubber gloves and an apron. Also bring a dust mask if possible. Materials fee required.
Date: Sunday, June 19, 2016       Cost: $60 tuition+$20 materials
Time: 12:00-6:00pm                                           Ages: 16+
Registration Link: http://zerowastedyeing.eventbrite.com

 

weavingroundWSWeaving in the Round: (Amelia Freeman-Lynde): Learn to cut a cardboard loom and create a hot mat, coaster, or small decorative mat in the round! No weaving experience necessary… Perfect for a parent and child! All materials included.
Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016                               Cost: $20 tuition
Time: 3:00-5:00pm                                               Ages: 8+
Registration Link: http://weavingintheround.eventbrite.com

 

pouchesWSTreasure Pouches: (Wendy Ziegler): This summer, learn basic sewing and simple embroidery while making a pouch to hold your most precious treasures and secret finds! All materials included.
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016                       Cost: $15 tuition
Time: 10:00-11:30am                                            Ages: 6-12
Registration Link: http://treasurepouchesjune.eventbrite.com

 

paintpowerWSPreschool Artplay: Paint Power!: (Wendy Ziegler): Children and parents are invited to explore colorful, fun, reclaimed materials and enjoy stories and finger plays while making new friends!
Date: Friday, July 8, 2016                                    Cost: $10 tuition
Time: 10:30-11:30am                                            Ages: 3-6
Registration Link: http://paintpower.eventbrite.com

 

patternsWSSewing Patterns for Beginners: (Emily Quadrio): In this 2-session class, you will learn how to select a size, choose appropriate fabric and notions, as well as how to lay out and cut fabric in order to transfer pattern markings. All materials provided.
Date: Saturdays, July 16 + July 23, 2016         Cost: $40 tuition
Time: 2:00-4:00pm                                              Ages: 16+
Registration Link: http://sewingpatternsjuly.eventbrite.com

 

sergerWSBasic Serger Workshop: (Christine Ramsey): Overlock machine threading, tension, and troubleshooting are all covered in this class. Students will work with a variety of fabrics and are encouraged to bring projects from home. All materials provided.
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016                          Cost: $30 tuition
Time: 12:30-3:30pm + free studio hour     Ages: 16+
Registration Link: http://basicsergerjuly.eventbrite.com


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 Artist Marketplace 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 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.
Please contact Wendy Ziegler, Education Coordinator, at outreach[at]scrapexchange.org or 919-213-1278 to make arrangements or to inquire about other possible lessons.

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