Are you looking for something fun, creative, and educational for your kids to do this summer? SCRAP Denton has the answer for you with our School’s Out, SCRAP’s In program.
SCRAP’s staff and volunteers are planning a fun summer with tons of creative reuse projects and crafting delights! Kids that enroll in either Camp SCRAP or School’s Out, SCRAP’s In will learn about printmaking, weaving, papercrafts, monsters and robots, drawing, painting, and many more surprises!
Summertime at SCRAP is a great opportunity for kids to be innovative, creative, meet new friends and have a fun time!
Find more information about the programs and how to register, here!
Re-use and Re-freshen using Natural Dyes with Sarah Westrup
Tuesday, May 14th 5:30-pm- 8:30pm for only $35!
Summer is around the corner and that means it is time to freshen up our wardrobes with fun, bright, seasonal colors. Bring those passé garments sitting in the back of your closet for an afternoon of re-use and re-freshening. In this class, participants will transform their faded thrift clothes into precious garments by using trendy surface design techniques and beautiful natural dyes. Come learn how to modify your dye colors with a mordant and how to brighten up your wardrobe just in time for the new season!
Participants will also leave with swatches and dye recipes to take home to use as a reference for future natural dyeing adventures.
Instructor will provide:
small wooden panels used for shibori
an instructional hand out
blank booklets for each student to store dye swatches in
Participants are asked to bring a maximum of 3 white/light natural textile pieces (ex. cotton, silk, wool, linen, or hemp).
Visit www.sunbeamoperations.sqsp.com to learn more about the instructor, SarahWestrup.
Our next class is not to be missed! On April 23rd from 7-9 pm, you can learn how to make these fabulous bangles out of reused materials. Instructed by the talented Chesley Williams, students of this class will learn how to make a wonderful accessory tailored to their personality and style. The cost of the class is just $12 and all materials are provided. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register, or you can always sign up at SCRAP!
Saturdays at SCRAP is an all ages workshop! The participants of this class will learn to decoupage on a glass bottle and add a special message to mom, dad, friend or some other special person. All materials will be provided and the cost is just $5, so sign up today! Workshop will be held at SCRAP from 10-12 on Saturday April 6. E-mail email@example.com to register.
Saturdays at SCRAP is a workshop for kids ages 6-12 yrs. The participants of this class will learn to weave in a circle using beautiful SCRAP yarns and 10″-12″ rings. Bring some meaningful objects from home to add even more fun and interest to your piece. All other materials will be provided. The workshop is this Saturday March 9th from 10-noon. The cost is just $5, so sign your kids up today! E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
SCRAP is so excited about the development of our Re:Vision Gallery. Coming in March we will be showing fiber works from a students in the UNT fibers department. In April, we will have a fantastic Earth Month show and we have an open call for submissions going on right now! Deadline for submissions for the 3ARTHWURX show is March 15th. E-mail email@example.com for more information or to receive the application.
SCRAP is excited to be a community partner of Thin Line Film Festival. Thin Line is an international documentary film festival that kicks off tomorrow, February 8th. Films will be shown around Denton for 11 days, many of the screening venues are located in downtown Denton. This is an exciting event for Denton and we are exciting to be a sponsor of the film Beyond Pollution on Friday February 15th. Tickets for the festival are on sale now. Get yours today!
First Friday is upon us again! This is such a great event for Denton to enjoy art, music and celebrate our vibrant community. There is much to do and see during First Friday and we hope you’ll stop by SCRAP to see the new art we have on display in the Re:Vision Gallery. This month will showcase a Denton ISD Student Reuse Art show and the musical talents of Childbloom. Armadillo Ale will be here serving delicious samples of their craft brewed beer and soda. Come out Friday February 1st between 6-9 pm and support these budding artists!
It’s Fourth Friday again which means that all of our fabric will be 50% off today. We’ve added lots of inventory to the fabric room and there is plenty for everyone. Come shop at SCRAP for great deals on fabric from 12-6 today! While your at it you can pick up all the trim, buttons, thread and zippers you need to complete your projects.
And don’t forget to mark your calendars for First Friday next week. SCRAP will be open late and will have music, refreshments, reuse art from Denton ISD students and of course Armadillo Ale will be here with samples of their craft brewed beer and soda.
Hope to see you soon!