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mf2012 whattobring web What to Bring to Maker Faire


  • Comfy walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Windbreaker
  • Something warm (the weather can get cool and breezy in the late afternoon)
  • 37 pieces of flair



  • Sunscreen
  • Reusable shopping bag to carry any purchases or schwag
  • Business cards (for all the awesome folks you will meet!)
  • Your list of must-see makers and presentations (plan this beforehand using the schedule or the app)
  • Toilet paper/paper towel tubes and cereal boxes for ScrapKins
  • Clothing to modify at Swap-O-Rama-Rama
  • Special eclipse-viewing glasses or pinhole projector (if you plan to be here on Sunday, during the eclipse)

What else?

Laura Cochrane

I’m an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, and etymology.

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