Art Class

Choose from a variety of art and maker related classes for anyone 14 years of age and older to learn new hands-on techniques. Maker Playground features several Maker Labs, that we use as classrooms for our partnered instructors to use to facilitate art and maker-related classes. More Art Classes held in the Maker Labs for people 13 and under can be found at Fishers Parks.

Stained Glass

We will teach you how to “cut” glass, apply the copper foil, and solder your piece together.  By the end of the class you will have your very own creation completed and ready to take home with you, and you may even have found a new hobby. 

For Beginners
During this fun and informative class, anyone ages 12 and older, will get your hands on glass and learn the process of creating stained glass from start to finish, using the copper foil technique.  This class is an opportunity for you to try something you’ve always wondered about without the need to purchase any equipment, tools or supplies, as we supply everything you will need to create your project.  You don’t need any experience, just enthusiasm, and a willingness to try something new.  

Tuesday, October 18 | 10a-1p OR 2-5p, $95
Wednesday, October 19 | 10a-1p OR 2-5p, $95
Thursday, October 20 | 10a-1p OR 2-5p, $95


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Textile Arts

Experiment, measure, draw, and draft your dream design with Sewful Cheryl! You'll find several fashion design classes, sewing and even eco-dye taking place this Fall. See our list below and get your hands busy creating your next fashion statement. 

Eco-Dye Workshop

This Workshop takes place over a 2-day period of time on Saturday & Sunday. Learn how to dye with natural materials!  You will get a chance to eco print, mandala from pounding flower and leaves, and ice dye to make a throw pillow cover.  Bring your own t-shirt or small item made from natural plant material (cotton, linen, hemp,) to eco dye! 

Saturday & Sunday | September 17 & 18
2-5p, $150 

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Saturday & Sunday | November 12 & 13
2-5p, $150

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Intro to Sewing

In this series, participants will meet for 4 consecutive Tuesdays to learn the basics of sewing through various hands-on projects. Participants will learn how to hand sew as well as use the sewing machine. Basic materials and sewing machines are available to use. You are welcome to bring any additional materials you would like to use in class. 

Tuesdays | September 27-October 18
7-9p, $200

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Fashion Design: Mood Board

Learn all the processes needed for fashion design. This first class of the series is all about inspiration and visualization! You will create your own mood board! All supplies are included.

Tuesday | October 25
7-9p, $35

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Fashion Design: Fashion Sketching

This second class is all about sketching. You’ll learn about fashion illustration, design elements, croquis, etc. All supplies are included. 

Tuesday | Nov 1
7-9p, $45

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Fashion Design: Draping 101

This third class is all about designing through draping. This is a visual way to pattern make. You will each get to use a scaled down dress form to create your own designed garment. All supplies are included. 

Tuesday | Nov 8 
7-9p, $50

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