If anyone understands how Pinterest and Martha Stewart have inspired your scribbling that to-craft list on a notebook you made from recycled cereal boxes covered in ombre glitter, it’s hands-on project go-getter Laura Gill. Gill has contributed to New Times blogs Chow Bella and Jackalope as the resident Pinterest pro, taking on everything from homemade gummies to doily lamps.
Now, the Pinup Girl brings projects to the public with MAKE@MADE, a third Thursday workshop she leads at Made Art Boutique, 922 North Fifth Street. Inspired by Margaret McGuire, Alicia Kachmar, and Katie Hatz’s book Microcrafts, Gill’s class on Thursday, August 23, will focus on making teeny, tiny things, like mini cupcake buntings and felt animals, and working with Sculpey clay. "It's crafting for the sake of cuteness," Gill says.