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

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

Class: Very Special Arts: Sculpture & Texture for Adults with Visual Impairment (session #3)

For more information visit: http://scrapexchange.org/calendar/class-very-special-arts-sculpture-texture-for-adults-with-visual-impairment-3-sessions/ Continue reading

Class: Flower Pot Pens

Learn to turn your desk into a garden and make sure no one walks off with your pens! We’ll reuse flower pots and other containers from the Scrap Exchange and give them a scrappy makeover with colorful tissue paper. Then, we will turn a collection of ink pens into beautiful … Continue reading

The Scrap Exchange Introduces New Summer Camp Program

**Now flexible to accommodate 7-12 year olds!** The Scrap Exchange is excited to offer a series of weekly summer camps in June and July, 2015. Children are invited to participate as we develop young leaders, use our resources wisely, and learn hands-on creative skills – essentials in living an eco-smart life! … Continue reading

Message from Ann: March 2015

Dear Friends, Seems like spring has finally arrived! The excitement is starting to percolate, both outside and in here at The Scrap Exchange, with all kinds of offerings and events coming up. One of the projects I’m most excited about is our new Garden Club! We’ll be building a community … Continue reading

Class: Very Special Arts: Sculpture & Texture for Adults with Visual Impairment (session #2)

For more information visit: http://scrapexchange.org/calendar/class-very-special-arts-sculpture-texture-for-adults-with-visual-impairment-3-sessions/ Continue reading