Madagascar Institute in Brooklyn, NY have some rad craft classes coming up very soon at their Gowanus facility:

  • Corset Making – 3-part Class: Dec 5, 12 & 19
  • SantaCon Prep Class w/ Jacquie: Dec 7
  • SEWING MONSTERS! – Intro to Sewing with Jason: Dec 13
  • Christmas Stocking Making w/ Jacquie: Dec 14
  • Make Your Own Absinthe: Dec 21 and 28

Check out Madagascar’s classes page for more info and to sign up.

Pictured above is John Park’s laser-cut absinthe spoon.


Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).