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

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

2nd Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

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

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: 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

Crafternoon: Embroidery Sampler

Join us for a Crafternoon and create simple reuse craft items or learn a boredom-busting skill that will carry you throughout the year. Projects and skills will use reclaimed materials and industrial discards found at the Scrap Exchange. For more information, contact Wendy Ziegler, Education Coordinator at outreach@scrapexchange.org. Friends Club … Continue reading

Class: Intermediate Sewing (ages 14+)

Extend your basic sewing skills into the fun (and GREEN) world of clothing! Students will learn basic alterations like hemming and eye-lash darts, plus how to work with commercial sewing patterns. Class members are encouraged to bring 1-3 pieces of clothing from home to examine or alter. All materials and … Continue reading

Class: Fabric Rag Rugs (ages 16+)

In this class, students will design a rug by machine sewing layers of fabric from the huge selection of reclaimed materials at the Scrap Exchange. We will explore creating a soft “rag” edge while cutting strips between the layers, and then the project will be finished off by securing a … Continue reading