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

Crafternoon: Finger Knitting & Loop Braiding (DC)

*New* at the Scrap Exchange!!  Crafternoons $5 per participant, included in 1.5-hour Open Studio in the Design Center 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 … 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

Crafternoon: Bottle Cap Pin Cushions

*New* at the Scrap Exchange 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. For more … 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/

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

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/

Class: Worm Bin Make & Take

Make your own indoor worm bin using donated plastic totes from the Scrap Exchange! Learn everything you need to know for the care and feeding of your worms, along with long-term maintenance of the bin. You’ll receive information about how to use your kitchen scraps to make gorgeous compost and … Continue reading