Scrapiversary

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

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: DIY Gift Wrap & Cards w/Handmade Stamps (ages 14+)

Saturday, November 28, 2015 Registration link: https://handmadestamps.eventbrite.com   Give your season’s greetings that personalized sparkle! Make your own stamps for custom notecards, wrapping paper, notebooks, fabric, and more.  We’ll craft these stamps from rubber erasers, corks, and styrofoam trays, with designs ranging from basic shapes to elaborate artworks. Put your imagination … Continue reading

Class: Intermediate Sewing (ages 14+)

Sunday, November 22, 2015 Registration link: https://intermediatesewnovember.eventbrite.com   Extend your basic sewing skills into the fun world of clothing, and focus on creating and recreating your own unique designs. Learn how to select, cut, and stitch commercial sewing patterns. The class will also cover basic zippers, hemming, and other simple alterations. … Continue reading

Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

Sunday, November 15, 2015 Registration link: https://basicsewnovember.eventbrite.com   Learn how to use a sewing machine with a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor.  Designed for beginners and re-entry sewers, this class covers tools and sewing concepts; machine threading and troubleshooting, straight stitch, zig-zag, and applique stitches. Students will design and sew … Continue reading

Class: Doll Knitting 101 (ages 12+)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 Registration link: https://dollknitting.eventbrite.com   Simple handmade toys have a special magic that allows children to explore their imaginations and enjoy open-ended play! Expand your basic knitting knowledge while learning to create dolls for any age, gender, or occasion. We will cover the pattern structure for the doll, … Continue reading

Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

Sunday, October 25, 2015 Registration link: https://basicsewoctober.eventbrite.com   Learn how to use a sewing machine with a textile artist and long-time sewing instructor.  Designed for beginners and re-entry sewers, this class covers tools and sewing concepts; machine threading and troubleshooting, straight stitch, zig-zag, and applique stitches. Students will design and sew … Continue reading

Class: Scrappy Fabric Wreaths (ages 12+)

Registration link: https://scrappywreaths.eventbrite.com   We’ll be making seasonal and year-round wreaths using scrap fabrics and embellishing them with scrappy accessories. You’ll learn how to make a quick wreath for a holiday, special event, or just to dress up your door! All tools and materials are provided. Registration is suggested. Space is … Continue reading

Preschool Artplay: Paint Power!

Registration link: https://artplaypaint.eventbrite.com   Children ages 3-6 and their parents are invited to join us for exploring colorful, fun, reclaimed materials at the Scrap Exchange. During each session, our art activities will focus on a specific type of material that may include fibers, paints, or paper. We’ll also enjoy stories, finger … Continue reading