Scrappy Crafternoon at The Scrap Exchange: FREE Community Crafting Meetup

Join us for a FREE community crafting meetup in our Design Center! Bring a new or old project in any medium and our teaching artists and community members can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to learn a new and different skill/craft each month… or … Continue reading

2nd Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup-CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Join us for a community sewing meetup in our Design Center, hosted by textile artist Christine Ramsey. Bring a new or old project and Christine can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to sew with tons of fabric, trim and accessories at your fingertips. Free … Continue reading


2016 is the Scrap Exchange’s 25th anniversary year! Come celebrate this exciting milestone at Scrapiversary on December 16th from 6-9 pm. This free event will be held at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. What is Scrapiversary? Time Capsule Opening: 50 years ago a time capsule was buried outside of The Center … Continue reading


Have some holiday angst you need to work out?  Don’t feel like joining throngs of rabid shoppers at big box stores on Black Friday?  Need to entertain visiting family and friends the day after Thanksgiving?  Just wanna hang out and throw some breakables against a wall while eating tacos? SMASHFEST … Continue reading

Rags to Riches Theatre: Stone Soup

Join us for our Make N Take Family Series performed by Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences at The Scrap Exchange! You Become Part of the Show! Rags to Riches, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1993, relies on participation – they teach songs and shouts and moves and dances that … Continue reading

Class: Handmade Stamps for the Holidays (ages 16+)

Give your season’s greetings a handmade touch! Make your own stamps for custom notecards, wrapping paper, notebooks, fabric, and more. We’ll craft these stamps from a variety of reuse materials, with designs ranging from basic shapes to elaborate artworks. Put your imagination to work! All materials and tools provided. Registration … Continue reading

Class: Adult/Child Sewing (ages 8+)

Help your young designer develop sewing skills! Adults and children (ages 8 and up) will work together to learn basic skills and complete a first project. Topics include sewing machine operation, threading, troubleshooting, tools and two basic stitches (straight stitch and zig zag). Students will design and sew either a … Continue reading