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

Preschool Artplay: CANCELLED

*New* at the Scrap Exchange! – Preschool Artplay   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 … Continue reading

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

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

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: 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