Alicia Gibb’s art history thesis on Arduino

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Alicia Gibb, NYC Resistor member, hacker, crafter and maker, just finished her art history master’s thesis on Arduino. It’s called “New Media Art, Design, and the Arduino Microcontroller: A Malleable Tool,” and features a lot of familiar names and projects! Above photo by Anthony Mattox. Read more »

Craft Space: Julie Jackson

(Photos L to R, captions by Julie Jackson: Two shelves I tidied up for this story; kit thread storage and a clock that doesn’t work, temporary desk: my Steelcase desk won’t fit through my current office door, bulletin board ‘o stuff.) When I first approached Julie Jackson of Subversive Cross... Read more »

$2000 homemade airplane

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When I was about 12 years old, and still living in Dallas, my Dad bundled me into the car one day and drove me out to Love Field to meet my great uncle Troy, who was, at the time, touring the United States, visiting every city named "Troy," in a... Read more »


Ok, so maybe it’s been done, but never this well! I’ll take my iSandwich on rye, please. [via the Make: Online forum] Read more »

How-To: Use a laser cutter to make PCBs

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I just started teaching a course in the Design & Technology department at Parsons the New School for Design. It’s called Beyond DIY, and it’s all about tutorial making and DIY projects. One of my students, Joe Saavedra, is quick out of the gate with his Instructable for using a... Read more »

DIY Ribbon Organizer

We’ve seen a lot of great organizing ideas this month through our Make Space for Crafting series, and here’s another one to add to your “Must Try” list. Amber of Giver’s Log shares how to put together these fun and functional ribbon organizers using thrifted candlestick holders. Brilliant! Read more »

CRAFT at WIPP Women’s Leadership Conference Today

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Today most of us CRAFT ladies are going to the Women in Periodical Publishing Women’s Leadership Conference in San Francisco. Natalie and I will be giving a presentation on online video, and Goli will be sitting on the diversity panel. We’re excited to spend the day with other strong women... Read more »