Crafternoon: Folded Paper Stars

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 … Continue reading

Class: Knit Your First Hat (ages 12+)

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, … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

Preschool Artplay: Fiber Fun!

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, … 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: Create a Trophy! (ages 12+)

Do you know someone who deserves an awesome trophy?… maybe yourself? Celebrate the absurdity of life in the form of a trophy and join us for this class! We will take trophies apart and reassemble them in wild, wacky, and whimsical ways. Participants are encouraged to bring small trinkets from … 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

Preschool Artplay: CANCELLED

*New* at the Scrap Exchange! – Preschool Artplay   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 … 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

Class: Nat Geo Mash-Up (ages 14+)

Only using National Geographic magazines, students will create a layered collage combining text and image, in a “mash-up” style that is unique to each participant.  This workshop will focus on tapping into your own creative, spontaneous voice, and very basic collage instruction.  If you need a jolt in the way … Continue reading