Scraps & Skeins

Scraps & Skeins is a creative reuse shop located at 2766 west College Av. Suite #4, State College, PA 16801. (We are directly behind Strawberry Fields Administration Office on Enterprise Drive.) A unique creative reuse store, Scraps & Skeins offers fabric, yarn, and other knitting and sewing supplies from community donations. All proceeds support Strawberry Fields Inc., a United Way affiliate that provides services to children, adolescents, and adults with developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, and mental health issues. We are open every Tuesday & Thursday from 10-2 and every 3rd Saturday from 10-2.

Shop online and pickup in stores by appointment! We are now able to offer shipping! We are unable to ship sewing machines at this time. 

Pick up policy: Customers must pick up Scraps & Skeins orders within 3 weeks.

Why Choose Us?

Scraps & Skeins’ mission: 

• to provide employment opportunities for men and women facing mental health challenges

,• to offer the community affordable creative materials beautifully arranged in an inviting shop,

 • to offer an outlet for knitters and quilters to pass on overflow materials,

 • to save reusable textiles from the landfill,

• and to promote the concept that reuse is beautiful.

“I love my job, this is the longest I have ever worked in one place!  I so look forward to coming every week because I know that I am needed." 

Julie Burris
Sales Associate since 2016
“I feel very comfortable here.”
Becky Rogers
Sales Associate since 2015

"Because of Scraps & Skeins, I learned to sew, take the bus to work, and budget my money." 

Jeannie Shuey
Sales Associate since 2015

About Us

Scraps & Skeins Employees

In the summer 2014, a small group of women gathered to mull over the idea of creating a creative reuse shop with the mission of developing employment opportunities for adults in recovery of mental illness. With the blessing of the Board of Directors of Strawberry Fields, our “founding mothers” began the story and store that is Scraps & Skeins. Clinging to the vision, these inaugural volunteers recruited more volunteers and solicited donations from the open-hearted needlewomen of Centre County. After testing the idea at a few craft fairs, we officially opened our doors in January 2015.

Over this past half decade, Scraps & Skeins has grown from a single showroom and storeroom into the six-room shop and workspace we now occupy behind Strawberry Fields’ administrative office. Still powered by a dedicated cadre of volunteers and supported by our devoted customers, Scraps & Skeins now employs a store manager and multiple employees for whom these jobs mean everything. 

We believe in the power of creativity. We believe reuse is beautiful. And most of all, we believe that offering employment to an underemployed segment of our community is transformational.


Clean Fabric

Quilting supplies

Sewing Notions


Vintage items

Knitting/crochet needles

Needlecraft kits & supplies

Books (sewing, quilting, knitting)

Sewing Machines

Quilts & Quilt tops


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10-2.  If you have a LARGE donation, please call in advance. 

Questions? Call us at 814-234-1435 or email us at 


2766 West College Av. Suite #4, State College, PA 16801. (We are directly behind Strawberry Fields Administration Office on Enterprise Drive.) We are open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-2 and every 3rd Saturday of the month from 10-2.


2766 West College Av. State College PA,16801

Business Hours 

Tues. & Thurs. 10-2 

Wed. Donation Drop- off 10-2 

Every 3rd Sat. of the month 10-2