2019 Workshops

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When: June 22, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Evanston ReBuilding Warehouse

Love to DIY? Upcycle? Re-invent? Don't miss the chance to participate in the Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse Designer Challenge!

Open to individuals and teams, professionals and amateurs, the Designer Challenge dares artists to create an item from reclaimed materials. Pieces will be auctioned off on October 5th at the Wrecking Ball fundraiser, where money raised from our one-of-a-kind auction will benefit the work of the nonprofit Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse.

When: June 22, 10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Mix old and new by making this modern, clean-lined console table from rustic reclaimed 2 x 4s. Participants will have the option of table height (30") or bench height (18") depending on their needs. 

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When: June 23, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Join us for drop in crafts using reclaimed materials each month during our Summer Sunday shopping hours.

June 23 from 3-5pm we're making Picture Frame Magnets using old cereal boxes. Please bring photos to frame.

Additional craft dates are July 14 (string art), Aug 4 & Sept 15 (projects TBD).

When: June 27, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Start chipping away at the mountain of textile waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. No prior crochet experience required.

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When: July 13, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Miter cuts mean more than just picture frames. They're used in house trim, furniture, boxes, and so much more!

We will use trim, wood and flooring scraps to build picture frames of 8"x10" or smaller. 

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When: July 17, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Consumers throw away an average of 70 lbs./person of textiles and shoes each year. Start chipping away at that mountain of waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. 

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When: July 20, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Want to reuse those light fixtures but aren't sure if they're safe? Light fixtures often come with frayed, cracked, and/or missing wiring which may present an unsafe or inoperable installation. In this hands-on how-to workshop you will learn how to replace damaged or missing wiring for a safe, functional installation.

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When: August 22, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse

Start chipping away at the mountain of textile waste by repurposing your old t-shirts into a useful crocheted rug. 

This is a BYOB & TS event. Bring your favorite beverage and 5-6 old t-shirts (we'll have some shirts if you need them). Participants enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21. Crochet hooks provided. No prior crochet experience required.

For more information and to purchase tickets click here.