a groundbreaking new architectural beadwork project from Kate McKinnon and a global cast of thousands

Kate McKinnon’s talk at the Mingei Museum, San Diego, August 15th 2015

If you’d like to see the talk, we recorded it with my IPhone. It’s not high cinematography, but I hope you enjoy it! .

August 17, 2015 · 11 Comments

Exploding Sets

In celebration of the 10,000th follower¬†on the CGB Facebook page this week, I thought it might be nice to release one of our beautiful new ideas from the upcoming CGB … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · 6 Comments

Get ready for the first explosive demo from the upcoming CGB Pattern Book!

For those of you who want to follow along with my first demo from the upcoming CGB Pattern Book, please make a Basic Warped Square of any design or colourway … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Pattern Book rockets forward / Volume II in a second printing

New pre-order available! Things are moving very quickly for the project now, as we are full speed ahead on the (honestly brilliant) CGB Pattern Book, and in layout on the … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 3 Comments

Call For Submissions for THREE NEW PROJECTS

I’ve now returned from all of the early summer excitements, and will be in Tucson for most of August and September photographing your CGB-inspired architectural beadwork. (Please read this entire … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Seed Bead Summit, October 7-12

We’ve announced some wonderful new opportunities, each one of which will help the team forward to the publication of the CGB Pattern and Colouring Books and Volume III of the … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

New books available for pre-order!

Wonderful news! The brand-new, exciting, upcoming CGB Pattern Book is now available for pre-order, as it’s entered layout. It will have fully stepped out patterns, with each step illustrated or … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 9 Comments

Epiphanies, various

LOTS of news for you. Excitingly, the CGB Pattern Shop is opening soon. The first all-pattern volume¬†has already taken form, and has a series of sizing guides and starts to … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

Seed Bead Summit, Day 10

The last day of the Summit is about to begin, and we have a lovely group to wind us out: Dustin Wedekind, Kim Van Antwerp, Rose Mary Jameson, Deborah Benson, … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

Seed Bead Summit, days 7 and 8

We’ve really done some beadwork here. Wow! Much of it in our heads, admittedly, but also a wide variety of neat stuff around the table. The number of people here … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 4 Comments
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