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The Scrap Exchange

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2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States

November 2019

Scrappy Hour: Fall DIY Reuse-Crafting Workshop

November 14 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$5.00 - $10.00

Instead of going out and buying fall decor and decorations, come learn how to make awesome, custom items using our unique reuse materials at The Scrap Exchange! Participants of all ages and skill levels can make a variety of handmade items for themselves, family, and friends with the assistance of our crafty staff. We will have projects available such as: Pennant Phrase Banners, Upcycled Candle Holders, Paper Wreathes, Ribbon Dreamcatchers, Custom Cards and Stationery, and Trophy-Top Wine Stoppers.  You can…

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Court-Ordered Community Service Orientation

November 14 @ 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come join our scrappy team! If you're looking to complete court-ordered community service, The Scrap Exchange is a great place to do it! Individuals interested in completing their community service are welcome to attend this 30-minute orientation. During the orientation, attendees will learn about the history of The Scrap Exchange and our guidelines around completing community service. After a short talk, the attendees take a tour of our stores and fill out some paperwork. All individuals must complete one orientation…

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Community Garden Club

November 16 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until November 23, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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  Join us outside in the community garden club! The Scrap Exchange community garden club meets every Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. We take care of the pollinator garden at the front of the main building, the garden boxes near the gravel area, and do light gardening work all around the campus. This year we're building a bigger, better composting site and need lots of hands to make it a fully functioning system. Sunscreen, bug spray, and all…

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Kids Sewing Class (make your own pillow)

November 16 @ 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

This class is specifically designed for young and new sewers. Join a qualified sewing instructor for this class designed for new beginnings and re-entry sewers. We will cover tools and basic sewing concepts. Students will design and sew a pillow using The Scrap Exchange's awesome wealth of fabric, trims and fluff! All tools and materials are provided. Date: Sat, Nov 16th Time: 11:30am- 2:30 pm Cost: $30 tuition Ages: 8 - 14 Refund Policy Refunds for class fees will be…

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Intro to Needle Felting

November 17 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$20.00

Join us for an introduction to the sculptural art of needle felting. Enjoy getting to know this luxurious, natural material and the satisfaction of mindful handiwork. We will have a short introduction, some guiding points/examples, and one-on-one help as needed. Skills taught in this class will include: needle felting, 3-D skill building; visualization, self-expression, creating your own inspiration and motivation. Tools and materials are included. Dates: Sun, Nov 17th Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Cost: $20 Ages: 16+ Instructor: Lindy Chicola Lindy…

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3rd Sunday Sewing Meetup

November 17 @ 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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3rd Sunday Sewing  Theme: Sewing Date: 3rd Sunday of every month! Time: 2:00-6:00 pm (Drop in anytime between 2-6!) Cost: Free! Join us for 3rd Sunday Sewing in The Design Center. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop here at The Scrap Exchange in our plethora of fabric, trims, and notions… up to 75% off retail! No registration is required… just drop-in!

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Volunteer Orientation

November 18 @ 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come join our scrappy team!   Individuals interested in volunteering at The Scrap Exchange are welcome to attend this 45-minute orientation. During the orientation, potential volunteers will learn about the history of The Scrap Exchange, our guidelines for volunteering, and the different ways to volunteer with us. After a short talk, the potential volunteers take a tour of our stores and fill out some paperwork. All individuals must complete one orientation before they can begin volunteering at The Scrap Exchange.…

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Weekly Wednesday Sewing Meetup

November 20 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Free! Join us for Weekly Wednesday Sewing in The Design Center. Feel free to bring your own materials, or shop here at The Scrap Exchange in our plethora of fabric, trims, and notions… up to 75% off retail! No registration is required… just drop-in!

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Beginning Sewing Class

November 21 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

This class is specifically designed for young and new sewers. Join a qualified sewing instructor for this class designed for new beginnings and re-entry sewers. We will cover tools and basic sewing concepts. Students will design and sew a place mat using The Scrap Exchange's awesome wealth of fabric and trims! All tools and materials are provided but feel free to bring your own sewing machine, fabric scissors and / or fabrics. Date: Saturday, Nov 21st Time: 4:00-7:00 pm Cost:…

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Community Service Orientation

November 21 @ 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come join our scrappy team! If you're looking to complete court-ordered community service, The Scrap Exchange is a great place to do it! Individuals interested in completing their community service are welcome to attend this 30-minute orientation. During the orientation, attendees will learn about the history of The Scrap Exchange and our guidelines around completing community service. After a short talk, the attendees take a tour of our stores and fill out some paperwork. All individuals must complete one orientation…

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Intermediate Sewing: Zipper Pouches

November 24 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

Extend your basic sewing skills by making a reusable zipper pouch! All materials and sewing machines will be provided.Note: If you plan to bring your own (working) sewing machine from home, please arrive 15 prior to start time for set-up.Class: Intermediate Sewing Date: Sun, Nov 24thTime: 2:00 -5:00pm Cost: $30Ages: 14+Instructor: ZanobiaRefund Policy:Refunds for class fees will be issued if the class is cancelled by The Scrap Exchange for any reason. If you register for a class and cannot attend,…

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December 2019

Recycled Materials Sculpture Workshop with Jean Michel Dissake

December 1 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
$60.00

Join us for a unique opportunity to create a sculpture under the guidance of Cameroonian artist Jean Michel Dissake. Learn about Jean Michel's methods of working with recycled objects as a way to reconnect with the natural world.Materials from the Scrap Exchange will be available. Please bring any items you may wish to work with (aluminum, plastic, fiber, other objects). Wire, glue, thread and hammers will be provided. Please bring work gloves. Registration is required.Dates: Sunday, October 27, 2019Sunday, December…

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Altered Book and Papercraft Meetup

December 9 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 PM on day Second of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Altered Book and Papercraft Meetup Theme: Altered Books/Papercrafts Date: 2nd Monday of every month! Time: 4:30-6:30 pm (Drop in anytime!) Cost: Free! Get together with friends to work on your Altered Books and Papercraft!  Whether you’re into altered books, art journaling, paperfolding & cutting, or book sculpture, this is the group for you. Beginners welcome.

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Community Service Orientation

December 27 @ 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road
Durham, NC 27707 United States
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Come join our scrappy team! If you're looking to complete court-ordered community service, The Scrap Exchange is a great place to do it! Individuals interested in completing their community service are welcome to attend this 30-minute orientation. During the orientation, attendees will learn about the history of The Scrap Exchange and our guidelines around completing community service. After a short talk, the attendees take a tour of our stores and fill out some paperwork. All individuals must complete one orientation…

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