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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

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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 »

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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 »

droneposal san francisco

When dreaming of ideas for the perfect marriage proposal for his girlfriend, San Francisco's Jason Muscat wanted something unforgettable. What about having the ring fly in from the sky and land at her feet? Yes. And the vehicle to do it? A hexacopter. Read more »