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2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States

February 2019

Kids Crafting Workshop: Wind Chimes!

February 16 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$10.00

Join us for Kids Crafting Hour at The Scrap Exchange! This week, our scrappy instructor will be teaching us how to use various materials to create wind chimes from unique materials! This week, we will be using glue and paint. For those attending, please have children wear clothing they can get dirty! The Scrap Exchange will have aprons and be providing all the materials! Date: Saturday, February 16th, 2019 Time: 10:00 -11:00 am Cost: $10 per child Ages: All ages welcome with a parent/guardian…

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Beginning Embroidery Class

February 16 @ 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

Learn all the basics of embroidery! From materials and tools to patterns and stitches, we'll cover everything you need to know to get you stitching on your own. All materials are provided! Registration is suggested. Space is limited. Date: Saturday, February 16th, 2019 Time: 11:30 am -3:30pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 10+ Instructor: Jeannie Lasley Jeannie is a long time sewing instructor who recently moved to Durham NC. Jeannie loves sharing her knowledge of sewing, sergers and crafts. Early Bird Registration Bonus! Register for any class…

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Art Journaling: Express Don’t Repress

February 16 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$10.00 - $20.00

This class is for those interested in creating a mixed media art journal intended to Express Not Repress.  No experience needed!  You will learn creative journaling techniques, play in a judge free zone, meet new friends and leave with motivation to keep journaling. The Scrap Exchange will provide materials but feel free to bring materials from home that you would like to include in your journal. Registration is required. Space is limited. Date: Saturday, February 16th Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Cost: $20 Ages: 14+…

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Beginning Serger Class

February 16 @ 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

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: Saturday, February 16th, 2018 Time: 3:30-6:30pm Cost: $40 tuition Ages: 14+ Instructor:…

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3rd Sunday Sewing Meetup

February 17 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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3rd Sunday Sewing  Theme: Sewing Date: 3rd Sunday of every month! Time: 2:00-6:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-6!) Cost: Free! Join us for 3rd Sunday Sewing in The Design Center. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop here at The Scrap Exchange in our plethora of fabric, trims, and notions… up to 75% off retail! No registration is required… just drop-in!

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Volunteer Orientation

February 17 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Orientations for people interested in volunteering are held every third Sunday. For more info: http://scrapexchange.org/join-us/volunteer/ or contact Tatyana, the volunteer coordinator, by email at volunteer@scrapexchange.org or by phone at 919-401-0552.

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Weekly Wednesday Sewing Meetup

February 20 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 31, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Free! Join us for Weekly Wednesday Sewing in The Design Center. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop here at The Scrap Exchange in our plethora of fabric, trims, and notions… up to 75% off retail! No registration is required… just drop-in!

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Beginning Sewing Class

February 21 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

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 brand new 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…

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Introduction to Linocut Class

February 22 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

Learn the basics of linocut printmaking with Supergraphic Print Lab Director Bill Fick. Participants will cover this relief print techniques from start to finish. We will begin with design concepts followed by carving styles and techniques and ending with inking and printing. Everyone can take home whatever they print! Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Friday, February 22nd, 2018 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Cost: $40 tuition + materials Ages: 16+ Instructor: Bill Fick Bill Fick is an experienced artist in…

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Vision Board Workshop

February 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$10.00 - $20.00

Explore the process of goal setting and creating with intention in an encouraging, creative environment. During this workshop participants will use unique reuse materials to develop vision boards that are visual manifestations of their goals and passions.  The Scrap Exchange will be providing materials, but participants are welcome to bring meaningful items that they would like to incorporate into their vision board as well. Date: Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 Time: 2:00 -4:00 pm Cost: $20 tuition Ages: 16+ Instructor: Lindy Chicola Lindy…

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Recycled Materials Sculpture Workshop

February 24 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$30.00 - $60.00

Recycled Materials Sculpture Workshop with Jean Michel Dissake Experience creating your own sculptural work with the guidance of Jean Michel Dissake, Cameroonian artist-in-residence. Learn about Jean Michel's work and his message about unity and realizing our oneness with nature. Materials from the Scrap Exchange will be available and please also bring your own found or recycled materials (aluminum, plastic, fiber, other objects) to work with. Wire, glue, thread and hammers are provided; please bring work gloves. Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Sunday,…

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Beginning Serger Class

February 28 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

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: Thursday, February 28th, 2018 Time: 4:00-7:00 pm Cost: $40 tuition Ages: 14+…

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March 2019

Beginning Quilting Class -SOLD OUT

March 2 @ 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$30.00 - $60.00

In this 2 day class you will learn basic quilting techniques. All fabric and batting have been pre-washed. The finished project will be approximately 36 X 48. This class will be in two separate sessions. While will be providing materials for all participants, if you would prefer to bring your own fabric you will need the following: 3/8 yard solid, 3/8 yard white, 3/8 yard print, 1/2 yard solid for quilt border, 1 1/2 yard for quilt backing- for this…

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Artist Reception: Jean Michel Dissake

March 2 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
Free

Artist Reception for Jean Michel Dissake Please join us for a closing reception for Jean Michel at the Scrap Exchange on Saturday, March 2, 4 - 6 pm. Visitors will be able to view his works created during the residency! Jean Michel Dissake, artist from Cameroon, will work in residence at the Scrap Exchange and create mixed media sculptures during the week of February 25 through March 2. Date: Saturday, March 2nd Time: 4:00-6:00 pm Where: The Make N Take Room at The Scrap Exchange Cost: Free!  Jean Michel Dissake Jean Michel Dissake, artist…

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Beginning Quilting Class -SOLD OUT

March 3 @ 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$30.00 - $60.00

In this 2 day class you will learn basic quilting techniques. All fabric and batting have been pre-washed. The finished project will be approximately 36 X 48. This class will be in two separate sessions. While will be providing materials for all participants, if you would prefer to bring your own fabric you will need the following: 3/8 yard solid, 3/8 yard white, 3/8 yard print, 1/2 yard solid for quilt border, 1 1/2 yard for quilt backing- for this…

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Creating Positive Affirmation Cards Workshop

March 9 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$10.00 - $20.00

Join us to change the way you think about you! In this class we will create "pick me up" cards from watercolor paper, prettied up with a medium of your choice. The Scrap Exchange will be providing the materials. Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Saturday, March 9th Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Cost: $20 Ages: 14+ Instructor: Maria Geary  Maria Geary is a Mixed Media and Textile Artist. After a 30-year career spanning everything from emergency dispatcher to project manager, Maria enjoys the…

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Altered Book and Papercraft Meetup

March 11 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Altered Book and Papercraft Meetup Theme: Altered Books/Papercrafts Date: 2nd Monday of every month! Time: 4:30-6:30 pm (Drop in anytime!) Cost: Free! Get together with friends to work on your Altered Books and Papercraft!  Whether you’re into altered books, art journaling, paperfolding & cutting, or book sculpture, this is the group for you. Beginners welcome.

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Art Journaling: Express Don’t Repress

March 16 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$10.00 - $20.00

This class is for those interested in creating a mixed media art journal intended to Express Not Repress.  No experience needed!  You will learn creative journaling techniques, play in a judge free zone, meet new friends and leave with motivation to keep journaling. The Scrap Exchange will provide materials but feel free to bring materials from home that you would like to include in your journal. Registration is required. Space is limited. Date: Saturday, March 16th Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Cost: $20 Ages: 14+…

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Basic Screen Printing Class

March 22 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

Learn the basics of screen printing with members of the Supergraphic Print Lab team. Participants will create unique prints using traditional screen filler and cut stencil methods. Everyone can take home whatever they print! This workshop will not include the use of photographic emulsion. Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Friday, Mar. 22nd , 2019 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Cost: $40 tuition + materials Ages: 16+ Instructors: Robby Poore and Matt Tauch Early Bird Registration Bonus! Register for any class at least 3…

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April 2019

Basic Screen Printing Class

April 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

Learn the basics of screen printing with members of the Supergraphic Print Lab team. Participants will create unique prints using traditional screen filler and cut stencil methods. Everyone can take home whatever they print! This workshop will not include the use of photographic emulsion. Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Friday, Apr. 12th, 2019 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Cost: $40 tuition + materials Ages: 16+ Instructors: Robby Poore and Matt Tauch Early Bird Registration Bonus! Register for any class at least 3 weeks…

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Simple Binding with Screen Printing and Stamps

April 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

This workshop lets participants choose from several patterns and colored paper to design a simple book structure. Patterns will be screen printed on paper. Pre-made stamps will also be used. After papers are created, the instructors will be teaching several non-adhesive book bindings including a folded zine structure, pamphlet binding, Japanese punch binding. Each participant will be able to leave with their own handmade booklet. This is a beginner workshop.  All materials supplied. Dates: Friday, April 26th, 2018 Time: 6:30-8:30…

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May 2019

Introduction to Linocut Class

May 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

Learn the basics of linocut printmaking with Supergraphic Print Lab Director Bill Fick. Participants will cover this relief print techniques from start to finish. We will begin with design concepts followed by carving styles and techniques and ending with inking and printing. Everyone can take home whatever they print! Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Friday, May 17th, 2019 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Cost: $40 tuition + materials Ages: 16+ Instructor: Bill Fick Bill Fick is an experienced artist in…

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Simple Binding with Screen Printing and Stamps

May 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

This workshop lets participants choose from several patterns and colored paper to design a simple book structure. Patterns will be screen printed on paper. Pre-made stamps will also be used. After papers are created, the instructors will be teaching several non-adhesive book bindings including a folded zine structure, pamphlet binding, Japanese punch binding. Each participant will be able to leave with their own handmade booklet. This is a beginner workshop.  All materials supplied. Dates: Friday, May 24th, 2018 Time: 6:30-8:30…

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Basic Screen Printing Class

May 31 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00 - $40.00

Learn the basics of screen printing with members of the Supergraphic Print Lab team. Participants will create unique prints using traditional screen filler and cut stencil methods. Everyone can take home whatever they print! This workshop will not include the use of photographic emulsion. Registration is required. Space is limited. Dates: Friday, May 31st, 2019 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Cost: $40 tuition + materials Ages: 16+ Instructors: Robby Poore and Matt Tauch Early Bird Registration Bonus! Register for any class at least 3 weeks…

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