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

Registration link:   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:   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 Friends Club … Continue reading

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

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

Class: DIY Natural Cleaners (ages 14+)

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 … Continue reading