Class: Doll Knitting 101 (ages 12+)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 Registration link:   Simple handmade toys have a special magic that allows children to explore their imaginations and enjoy open-ended play! Expand your basic knitting knowledge while learning to create dolls for any age, gender, or occasion. We will cover the pattern structure for the doll, … Continue reading

Class: Knit Your First Hat (ages 12+)

Registration link:   Take your knitting to the next level and start knitting hats! We will cover the basics of using double pointed needles and practice casting-on and decreasing.  Students should be familiar with basic knitting and ready to learn new skills. The class project will be an infant hat, … Continue reading

Class: Intro to Hand Tools (ages 12+)

Registration link:   Scared of saws? Harried by hammers? In awe of awls? Don’t be wrecked by wrenches, you can be handy with a little knowledge and practice! In this workshop, we will go over a variety of hand tools, their uses, and practice putting them to work. While we … Continue reading

Class: DIY Natural Cleaners (ages 14+)

Registration link:   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

Class: Intermediate Sewing (ages 14+)

Extend your basic sewing skills into the fun (and GREEN) world of clothing! Students will learn basic alterations like hemming and eye-lash darts, plus how to work with commercial sewing patterns. Class members are encouraged to bring 1-3 pieces of clothing from home to examine or alter. All materials and … Continue reading

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


Join us for our GRAND OPENING celebration at our new “forever home”.  Activities include a ribbon cutting ceremony, parade, live music, Junk Jams, free art-making, artist demonstrations, food truck rodeo, scavenger hunt, karaoke, raffles, interactive art installations and more! Find out more info and a complete schedule of event here … Continue reading

A Message from Ann: July 2013

Dear Friends, I learned some new things this month. I took a two-part class in the Design Center here at The Scrap Exchange on altering clothes taught by Christine Ramsey. I’ve been sewing for more than twenty years, but I’ve had very little formal training — a few long-ago lessons … Continue reading