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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange

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2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
919-688-6960 scrapexchange.org

February 2014

Sew Night

February 27, 2014 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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2nd and 4th Thursday
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Join us for a twice-monthly community sewing night 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 to all! Bring your own sewing machine, or use one of ours. (Materials not included.) Sew Night will be held on the Second and Fourth Thursday of each month…

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March 2014

Private Booking: Art Party (DC 6:30-8:30)

March 7, 2014 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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April 2014

Private Booking: Class (DC 11:00-1:00)

April 15, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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May 2014

Private Booking: Class (DC 11:00-1:00)

May 20, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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A private class is scheduled in the Design Center.

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June 2014

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 11:00-1:00)

June 16, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until July 21, 2014

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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A group is scheduled for Room Rental in the Design Center.

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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 1:00-5:00)

June 22, 2014 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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A group is scheduled for Room Rental in the Design Center.

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Private Booking: Class (DC 6:00-8:00)

June 27, 2014 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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July 2014

Class: Parent & Child Sewing (session #1)

July 12, 2014 @ 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Learn the basics of sewing TOGETHER! A fun, bonding experience for children and adults – students will learn how to sew using a machine. You’ll work with fabrics as you design and stitch a simple stuffed toy. Open to kids 7 and up with an adult.

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Class: Parent & Child Sewing (session #2)

July 19, 2014 @ 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Learn the basics of sewing TOGETHER! A fun, bonding experience for children and adults – students will learn how to sew using a machine. You’ll work with fabrics as you design and stitch a simple stuffed toy. Open to kids 7 and up with an adult.   Date: Sunday, July 12 & 19, 2014 Time: 10:30am-1:30pm (12:30-1:30pm is an optional studio hour with instructor assistance) Cost: $30 tuition (1 child included per adult registration) Ages 7+ years with an adult Instructor:…

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September 2014

2nd Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

September 14, 2014 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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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 to all! Sewing machines are available for use, but materials are not included.  Drop-ins welcome! Space is limited, so please arrive early! Dates: Every 2nd Sunday Time: 2:00-6:00pm Cost: FREE! Ages: 14+ (youth…

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February 2015

Private Booking: Class (DC 11:00-12:30)

February 10, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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March 2015

Private Booking: Art Party (DC 1:30-3:30)

March 7, 2015 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 4:00-6:00)

March 7, 2015 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 2:00-4:00)

March 14, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 5:00-6:30)

March 14, 2015 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 10:00-2:00)

March 22, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Flower Pot Pens

March 22, 2015 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Learn to turn your desk into a garden and make sure no one walks off with your pens! We'll reuse flower pots and other containers from the Scrap Exchange and give them a scrappy makeover with colorful tissue paper. Then, we will turn a collection of ink pens into beautiful flowers using the selection of floral items always available at the Scrap. You can fill your flower pot with dried beans, rice, or sand, stick the pens in, and ta-da!…

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Private Booking: Open Studio (DC 1:00-2:30)

March 31, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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April 2015

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 6:00-8:00)

April 26, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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May 2015

Private Booking: Art Party (DC 12:00-2:30)

May 2, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Crafternoon: Bottle Cap Pin Cushions

May 7, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

*New* at the Scrap Exchange Crafternoons$5 per participant, included in 1.5-hour Open Studio in the Design CenterCrafters of all ages are invited to join us for creating simple reuse craft items or learning a boredom-busting skill that will carry you throughout the summer. Projects and skills will use reclaimed materials and industrial discards found at the Scrap Exchange. Registration is suggested but drop-ins are welcome. New crafts will debut during the first week of the month. On the first day of each craft, the…

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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 11:00-1:00)

May 18, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 1:00-7:00)

May 23, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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July 2015

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 11:00-1:00)

July 20, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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September 2015

Crafternoon: Embroidery Sampler

September 1, 2015 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 discount or class vouchers do not apply to Crafternoons.   Crafternoon: Embroidery Sampler In September, you will learn a variety of embroidery stitches that can be combined to create larger…

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Preschool Artplay: Fiber Fun!

September 19, 2015 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Registration Link: https://artplayfiber.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 plays, and songs related to our materials theme while making new friends! We encourage you to dress for mess!  All Preschool Artplay sessions are developed and led by Education…

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Class: To Weave or Knot… Tiny Books (ages 14+)

September 20, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Registration link: https://weavebooks.eventbrite.com   Interested in the craft of weaving but don’t know where to start? Come learn all about fibers, knots, and weaving techniques. We will discuss how to select appropriate yarns, create your own portable reuse-able backstrap loom, and of course weave! Explore the interplay of color and texture with yarn scraps and upcycled materials found at The Scrap Exchange.  Time will also be devoted to various finishing techniques to convert your weaving sample into belts, bracelets, etc. as…

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Class: DIY Natural Cleaners (ages 14+)

September 25, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Registration link: https://naturalcleaners.eventbrite.com   Learn how a few simple, inexpensive ingredients can be combined to form a wide range of products to meet all of your cleaning needs. Participants will learn the basics of cleaning with homemade products and the properties of various ingredients. Everyone who takes the class will receive a course pack with information and recipes, and as part of the class you will mix up a batch of all-purpose spray cleaner to take home with you and start…

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October 2015

Class: Intro to Hand Tools (ages 12+)

October 2, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Registration link: https://handtools.eventbrite.com   Scared of saws? Harried by hammers? In awe of awls? Don't be wrecked by wrenches, you can be handy with a little knowledge and practice! In this workshop, we will go over a variety of hand tools, their uses, and practice putting them to work. While we will not cover power tools such as circular saws, you will leave with the power to wield your own tools safely and confidently. Registration is suggested. Space is limited.  …

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Class: Knit Your First Hat (ages 12+)

October 4, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Registration link: https://knithat.eventbrite.com   Take your knitting to the next level and start knitting hats! We will cover the basics of using double pointed needles and practice casting-on and decreasing.  Students should be familiar with basic knitting and ready to learn new skills. The class project will be an infant hat, but we will cover the steps to make hats for the whole family! All tools and materials provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited.   Class: Knit Your First Hat…

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Crafternoon: Folded Paper Stars

October 6, 2015 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Registration link: https://crafternoonstars.eventbrite.com   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 discount or class vouchers do not apply to Crafternoons. Registration is suggested. Space is limited.  **In October, we will be folding, cutting, and layering a variety…

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Preschool Artplay: Paint Power!

October 17, 2015 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 plays, and songs related to our materials theme while making new friends! We encourage you to dress for mess! All Preschool Artplay sessions are developed and led by Education Coordinator,…

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Class: Scrappy Fabric Wreaths (ages 12+)

October 18, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 limited.   Class: Scrappy Fabric Wreaths Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm Cost: $10 tuition Ages: 12+   Instructor: Amelia Freeman-Lynde Amelia is a lifelong crafter and maker.…

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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 5:00-6:30)

October 24, 2015 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Saturday, October 24, 2015 A group is scheduled for an Art Party in the Design Center.

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Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

October 25, 2015 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 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 and/or fabrics.…

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November 2015

Class: Doll Knitting 101 (ages 12+)

November 7, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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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, as well as ways to knit other styles, so that you can create more dolls in various sizes at home. This class is for students that are familiar with basic…

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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 11:00-12:00)

November 11, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 10:00-3:00)

November 14, 2015 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

November 15, 2015 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 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 and/or fabrics.…

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Class: Intermediate Sewing (ages 14+)

November 22, 2015 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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. Patterns and fabrics are available at The Scrap Exchange and included in the class tuition, but students are welcome to bring their own patterns, clothing, and fabrics. Sewing machines and…

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

November 28, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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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 to work! All materials and tools provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited.   Class: DIY Gift Wrap & Cards w/ Handmade Stamps Date: Saturday, November 28, 2015 Time: 2:00-4:00…

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December 2015

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 2:30-4:30)

December 6, 2015 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: DIY Gift Wrap & Cards w/Handmade Stamps (ages 14+)

December 12, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 to work! All materials and tools provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited.   Class: DIY Gift Wrap & Cards w/ Handmade Stamps Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015 Time: 2:00-4:00 pm Cost: $20 tuition Ages: 14+   Instructor:…

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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 1:00-3:00)

December 19, 2015 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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January 2016

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 2:30-4:30)

January 3, 2016 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 10:00-12:00)

January 9, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 2:30-4:30)

January 17, 2016 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Scrappy Crafternoon: FREE Community Meetup

January 17, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until August 21, 2016

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 share your own knowledge! Art supplies and craft materials are not included but can be purchased in our retail store when available. Drop-ins only. Space is limited. Scrappy Crafternoon -…

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CANCELLED – 4th Sunday Sewing

January 24, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 1:30-5:30)

January 30, 2016 @ 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

January 31, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 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…

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Class: Knitting 101 – 2 sessions (ages 16+)

January 31, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Start the year off with a cozy new skill! In this beginners’ knitting class, we will cover the tools, vocabulary, and basic stitches you will need to complete your first knitted project. Class will be held in two sessions in order to build a solid foundation of knitting knowledge. All tools and materials provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Sunday, January 31 + Sunday, February 7, 2016 Time: 2:00-4:00pm both sessions Cost: $35 tuition Ages: 16+ Online Registration…

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February 2016

Class: Fun Fabric Flowers (ages 12+)

February 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Does your life need a little bloom? Learn how to make several styles of fabric flowers from The Scrap Exchange’s terrific collection of colorful fabrics, buttons, and beads. You will leave class with finished floral embellishments for clothes, bags, or even hair clips. Also a great gift for Valentine’s Day! Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Friday, February 5, 2016 Time: 6:00-7:00pm Cost: $10 tuition Ages: 12+ Online Registration Link: http://fabricflowers.eventbrite.com Instructor: Amelia Freeman-Lynde Amelia is a lifelong crafter…

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Class: Knitting 101 – part 2

February 7, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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This is part 2 of a 2-session class that begins on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Please see below for the registration link that includes more information. Online Registration Link: http://scrappyknit.eventbrite.com

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Private Booking: Art Party (DC 4:30-7:00)

February 12, 2016 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

February 21, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

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 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…

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Class: Intro to Tapestry Weaving (ages 13+)

February 27, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Ever wonder how tapestries are made? This class will take a peek into the magic world of weaving. In this intro to hand weaving class, students will use frame looms to create one of a kind tapestries. Students will learn how to warp their looms along with basic weaving stitches, including plain weave and tapestry weave. We will explore how to create shapes within our weavings and how to use color to create dynamic effects. Students will even learn how…

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4th Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

February 28, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until August 28, 2016

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

4th Sunday Sewing at The Scrap Exchange: FREE Community Sewing Meetup Join us for a FREE community sewing meetup in our Design Center. Bring a new or old project and our volunteer-leaders can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to sew with tons of fabric, trim and accessories at your fingertips. Sewing machines are available for use, but materials are not included.  Drop-ins welcome! Space is limited, so please arrive early! Dates: Monthly on 4th Sundays Time:…

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March 2016

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 12:00-2:00)

March 10, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Basic Serger Workshop (ages 16+)

March 20, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Do you feel intimidated by sergers? Join us for this relaxed hands-on class and learn the basics of home overlock sewing machines (AKA sergers) including thread operation and what to do if the thread breaks. We will also cover needles, blades, tension, and other serger features. Students may bring an operational serger from home or use one of The Scrap Exchange’s machines. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Sunday, March 20, 2016 Time: 12:30-3:30pm (3:30-4:30pm is an optional studio…

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May 2016

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC 3:00-5:00)

May 1, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Fiber Jewelry (ages 12+)

May 14, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Fiber Jewelry (ages 12+) Bohemian style is all the rage these days, and it’s so scrappy! Join us as we make beautiful jewelry using simple wrapping techniques. We will explore how to create pattern and texture with yarn, embroidery thread, beads, pompoms, and other fun, funky materials. All materials included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Saturday, May 14, 2016 Time: 2:00-5:00pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 12+ Instructor: Erica Kane Fink Erica Kane Fink holds a BFA specializing…

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Class: Coil Rope Bowls (ages 12+)

May 15, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Coil Rope Bowls (ages 12+) Ever wonder how those amazing decorative textile bowls are created? 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. These wrapping and knotting techniques can also be applied to other crafts! All materials included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Dates: Sunday, May 15, 2016 Time: 1:00-3:30pm Cost: $25 tuition Ages: 12+ Instructor: Erica Kane Fink Erica Kane…

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Class: Infinity Scarves (ages 16+)

May 21, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Infinity Scarves (ages 16+) Do you love the looped accessories that are all the rage these days? Join us for a beginner-friendly class and use basic sewing skills to make your own! We will design our scarves using lightweight fabrics, perfect for the ensuing first unofficial weekend of summer. If possible, students should bring a sharp pair of fabric scissors. All materials included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016 Time: 2:00-3:30pm Cost: $15 tuition…

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Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

May 29, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+) 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 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…

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June 2016

Class: Adult/Child Sewing (ages 8+)

June 5, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Adult/Child Sewing (ages 8+) This class is a great way to learn to sew with lots of individual attention! Children (ages 8 and up) will work with an adult partner to learn sewing machine basics including tools, threading, straight, and zig-zag stitches. After sewing practice, adult/child teams will design and begin their first project together, a pillow or tote bag created from the large array of Scrap Exchange fabrics. All materials and sewing machines are provided. Registration is suggested.…

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Preschool Artplay: Sew Silly!

June 11, 2016 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Preschool Artplay: Sew Silly! (ages 3-6) Children ages 3-6 and their parents are invited to join us for exploring colorful, fun, reclaimed materials at The Scrap Exchange. Our creative activities will focus on materials used for sewing, and we will also enjoy stories, finger plays, and songs while making new friends! We encourage you to dress for mess! All materials are included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016 Time: 10:30-11:30am Cost: $10 tuition per adult/child…

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Class: I Heart Hoop Art (ages 12+)

June 12, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: I Heart Hoop Art (ages 12+) Show your love for North Carolina (or your home state) with hand-embroidered artwork for your home! We'll use reclaimed fabric and threads from The Scrap Exchange's extensive collection, and learn basic embroidery stitches to create original pieces of wall art.  Some experience with hand sewing is helpful but not necessary. All materials provided. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 Time: 3:00-5:00pm Cost: $20 tuition Ages: 12+ Instructor: Amelia…

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Class: Weaving in the Round (ages 8+)

June 26, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Weaving in the Round (ages 8+) Learn one of the quickest and easiest types of weaving from start to finish.  We will make our own cardboard looms and select colorful yarns and fabrics to 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. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016 Time: 3:00-5:00pm Cost: $20 tuition Ages: 8+ Instructor: Amelia…

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Class: Treasure Pouches (ages 6-12)

June 29, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Treasure Pouches (ages 6-12) This summer, learn basic sewing and simple embroidery while making a pouch to hold your most precious treasures and secret finds! You will design a unique creation with felt, fibers, and beads that you can easily carry with you during your most excellent adventures. No experience necessary! All materials included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Time: 10:00-11:30am Cost: $15 tuition Ages: 6-12 Instructor: Wendy Ziegler Wendy Ziegler has been…

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July 2016

(SOLD OUT) Preschool Artplay: Paint Power! (ages 3-6)

July 8, 2016 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Preschool Artplay: Paint Power! (ages 3-6) Children ages 3-6 and their parents are invited to join us for exploring colorful, fun, reclaimed materials at The Scrap Exchange. Our creative activities will focus on techniques for using paints, and we will also enjoy stories, finger plays, and songs while making new friends! We encourage you to dress for mess! All materials are included. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Friday, July 8, 2016 Time: 10:30-11:30am Cost: $10 tuition per adult/child…

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Class: Sewing Patterns for Beginners – in 2 sessions (ages 16+)

July 16, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Sewing Patterns for Beginners - in 2 sessions (ages 16+) Have you ever wanted to sew clothing from a pattern but were too intimidated by the instructions? 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. Please note: to keep costs low and provide the most instruction, this class does not provide enough time to…

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Private Booking: Workshop (DC 1:30-3:00)

July 19, 2016 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Class: Sewing Patterns for Beginners – session #2

July 23, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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This is the continuation of a previous class. Please visit here for more info: http://sewingpatternsjuly.eventbrite.com

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Class: Basic Serger Workshop (ages 16+)

July 31, 2016 @ 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

Class: Basic Serger Workshop (ages 16+) No more serger fear! Learn to use an overlock machine and take your sewing to the next level.  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. Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016 Time: 12:30-3:30pm (3:30-4:30pm is an optional studio hour with instructor assistance) Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 16+ Instructor: Christine Ramsey…

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August 2016

4th Sunday Sewing: FREE Community Meetup

August 28, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707

4th Sunday Sewing at The Scrap Exchange: FREE Community Sewing Meetup Join us for a FREE community sewing meetup in our Design Center. Bring a new or old project and our volunteer-leaders can help you work through creative and technical blocks. Take the opportunity to sew with tons of fabric, trim and accessories at your fingertips. Sewing machines are available for use, but materials are not included.  Drop-ins welcome! Space is limited, so please arrive early! Dates: Monthly on 4th Sundays Time:…

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December 2016

Private Booking: Birthday Party (DC: 3:30-5:00)

December 17, 2016 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC: 10:30-3:30)

December 20, 2016 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC: 4:00-7:00)

December 22, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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January 2017

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

January 8, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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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 to all! Sewing machines are available for use, but materials are not included.  Drop-ins welcome! Space is limited, so please arrive early! Dates: Every 2nd Sunday Time: 2:00-6:00pm Cost: FREE! Ages: 14+ (youth…

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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC: 4:30-6:30)

January 29, 2017 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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February 2017

Private Booking: Room Rental (DC: 2:30-4:00)

February 25, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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Private Booking: Room Rental (DC: 7:30-8:30)

February 28, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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April 2017

Room Rental for Erica Harris/ Cassilhaus

April 29, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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May 2017

Rolling Thunder

May 4, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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June 2017

Rolling Thunder

June 1, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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August 2017

Rolling Thunder

August 3, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Design Center at The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707
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