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Laura Cochrane

Laura Cochrane

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

Latest from Laura Cochrane

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 »

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

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

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While doing some spring cleaning, we came across a stack of Craft T-shirts, so we're conducting a giveaway. Comment on this blog post for a chance to get one of your own. They are collectors' items! Read more »

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Hey crafters! We are on the hunt for two different things: a new a Craft blogger and original craft projects. If you are interested in contributing to the Craft blog in either of these ways, please email me. Read more »

Project Repat quilt Dolores Park1

Ross Lohr got the idea for his T-shirt-into-quilt company after seeing a fruit vendor in Kenya wearing a shirt that read, "I danced my ass off at Josh's bar mitzvah." Ross' advice to other entrepreneurs: "Don't get too hung up on an idea that you think people are going to... Read more »

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This coming Monday, Feb. 24 at 2pm PST, Kevin Kelly (founding executive editor of Wired, former editor/publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog, and founder of the excellent tool review site, Cool Tools) will be chatting in a G+ Hangout with Tim O'Reilly about a number of interesting things, centered around... Read more »