Latest from Laura Cochrane

The Trashion Show crew, striking a pose

We saw some clever couture at Maker Faire Bay Area this year, from a Dalek walker to a quadcopter hat. Here are 25 of our favorites. Read more »


Maker Faire is a fantastic event no matter what age you are. Here are some wonderful exhibits geared toward kids! Read more »

Pixeldelic Vest1

Dazzling is the word that comes to mind when you see the Pixeldelic Vest by artist, designer, and maker Joshua Hubert. Read more »

Angela Hawthorne wolf costume Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

13-year-old Angela Hawthorne makes fantastic costumes, including this delightful wolf costume, which she wore to Maker Faire Bay Area 2013. Read more »


Goal: make a musical toy for toddlers that is inspiring, fun, and aurally enjoyable for people of all ages. Read more »


Have you ever wondered what the world looks like from a frisbee? Build a FrisbeeCam and find out. Read more »

The story of how I made Joris, a knitted plush creature that somewhat resembles a dragon. Read more »