art and design camps

Sewful Cheryl returns for 2024 Art & Design Camps at Maker Playground!

Since opening the new Fishers Parks HQ and Maker Playground facility, Sewful Cheryl has been offering a variety of art & design camps, classes, and workshops for the Fishers community with focuses on fashion, recycled & upcycled art, anime and cosplay design, and more.


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2024 summer camp schedule
Art & Design Camps

Fashion Runway Camp

Dates: June 3-7
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Maker Playground
Ages: 10-16
Cost: $250 ($375 non-residents)

Calling all fashionistas, fashion designers, & artists! Get ready for fashion challenges in this super fun and creative camp! There will be upcycle/repurpose challenges and projects with options to work individually or as a group. Campers will have hands-on experience with hand sewing, machine sewing, draping, and design techniques. At the end of the week, their final look will hit the runway!

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Reimagined Camp: Fashion, Decor, & more!

Dates: June 10-14
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Maker Playground
Ages: 8-15
Cost: $250 residents, $375 non-residents

Reimagined Camp is all about reusing, repurposing, and sustainability. Using provided items and items from home, campers will give new life to fashion, decor, or art! Create a new bag, plant holder, new skirt, frame, or mixed media art. Sewing machines, glue guns, paint, cardboard, and some supplies will be provided.

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Creative Photo Design Camp

Dates: July 8-12
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Maker Playground
Ages: 8-15
Cost: $265 residents, $397.50 non-residents

Do you ever have an awesome idea that you think would be so cool to photograph? In Creative Photo Design Camp, we’ll explore creative design, accessories, story, makeup, look, etc. We will have fun trying different techniques and ideas throughout the week. On the final day of camp, we will have a photoshoot of the dreamed idea! Campers are encouraged to bring an iPad/table if they have one.

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Anime & Cosplay Camp

Dates: June 22-26
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Maker Playground
Ages: 9-15
Cost: $180 ($270 non-residents)

Campers will get to start the day drawing and creating their own anime character and story! Campers should come ready with an idea for their cosplay. With instructor Sewful Cheryl, we will get the hot glue and sewing needles ready as you learn how to make a basic costumes and props. With materials from home and camp, campers can cosplay their design on the last day and get a photographed as their awesome character.