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

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: 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

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