Scrappy Crafternoon at The Scrap Exchange: FREE Community Crafting Meetup

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … 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

Class: Scrappy Fabric Wreaths (ages 12+)

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 … Continue reading

Preschool Artplay: Paint Power!

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 … Continue reading

Creative Reuse Center BOOT CAMP

The Scrap Exchange will hold the next four-day Creative Reuse Center Boot Camp from October 13-16, 2015. Space is limited, so register today! For more information, please visit: https://scrapexchange.org/special-events/boot-camp/ To register, please visit: https://scrapbootcampfall2015.eventbrite.com

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: DIY Natural Cleaners (ages 14+)

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 … Continue reading