Class: Make Your Own Monster! (ages 5-12)

Join us for a monster-making adventure!  We will be using cardboard tubes, cubes, pinecones, fake plants, pom poms, pipe cleaners and so much more to create some fabulous new friends!  Not sure what kind of monster you would like to make? Not to worry! We will start the class off … Continue reading

Crafternoon: Kumihimo Braiding

*New* at the Scrap Exchange! – Crafternoons Crafters 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 use reclaimed materials and industrial discards found at the Scrap Exchange. … Continue reading

Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

Learn sewing machine basics including tools, threading, troubleshooting, straight and zigzag stitches. Students will create a one-of-a-kind reclaimed fabric throw pillow or tote bag from the Scrap Exchange’s array of fabulous fabrics and trims. All materials and sewing machines are provided. Class: Basic Sewing Workshop Date: Sunday, June 28, 2015 … Continue reading

Class: Bookmaking Made Easy (ages 12+)

In this class, students will be introduced to simple bookmaking skills including accordion folding and pop-ups, techniques that can be used in other crafts as well. You’ll learn how easy it is to create books from a variety of papers and reclaimed supplies from the Scrap Exchange! These books will … Continue reading

Preschool Artplay: Crazy Collage!

*New* at the Scrap Exchange! – Preschool Artplay   Children ages 2-6 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: To Weave or Knot… for the Birds! (ages 16+)

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Class: Basic Sewing Workshop (ages 14+)

Learn sewing machine basics including tools, threading, troubleshooting, straight and zigzag stitches. Students will create a one-of-a-kind reclaimed fabric throw pillow or tote bag from the Scrap Exchange’s array of fabulous fabrics and trims. All materials and sewing machines are provided.   Class: Basic Sewing Workshop Date: Sunday, May 31, … Continue reading

Preschool Artplay: Fiber Fun!

*New* at the Scrap Exchange! – Preschool Artplay   Children ages 2-6 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: Dreamcatcher Creations (ages 10+)

In this class, students will put a modern spin on the ancient technique of dreamcatcher making. Using the wealth of materials available at the Scrap Exchange including leather scraps, yarn, embroidery thread, beads, basket weaving reeds and more, students will learn how to create the basic structure of a dream … Continue reading