an open source architectural beadwork project from Kate McKinnon and a worldwide team of innovators

Touching down in Tucson

It’s been a busy time for the project, having had the fourth official Seed Bead Summit in Boston, a talk and a writing binge in New York, and all of the work … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 2 Comments


HELLO ALL! Greetings from New York City. My schedule for the January, 2016 IAP sessions at MIT is up online. Follow this link for more information. These courses are limited to the … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

CGB@MIT: Talk at the MIT Stata Center

We got a wonderful video back from the MIT A/V team, and it’s a good introduction to the overall reach and goals of the project. This is a great link … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · 5 Comments

Today is the last day to pre-order the Pattern Book Bundle for $50!

Today is the last day to pre-order the amazing 2-for-1 Pattern Book Bundle. Tomorrow, the CGB Colouring Book goes for sale on its own. It will be $35, and the Pattern … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Talk at MIT / links to shop

Hello again! We will find out today whether we are posting our IPhone video of the MIT talk, or getting a slot to go back and professionally record it into … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 17 Comments

diving into genius

Originally posted on Kate McKinnon:
You know, it’s interesting, peeking into all of the deep, beautiful disciplines that people use to examine and describe the structure and processes of the…

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kate’s lecture at MIT

We had a wonderful time at the most recent Seed Bead Summit, solved all of the problems we brought to the table, including a fantastic way to sketch a Rick-Rack … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

A wonderful press release from Arts At MIT, on our Monday lecture at the MIT Stata Center.

Spread the word – all are invited! Thanks to everyone at MIT, Harvard and the Cambridge Library for being so welcoming. Monday, October 12, 2-4 pm Stata Center, room 32-123 Kate … Continue reading

October 10, 2015 · 5 Comments

Contemporary Geometric Beadwork at MIT in Boston, and again in NYC

For those of you in the Boston/Cambridge or NYC areas, there are two CGB talks coming up that you might be interested in. Both are open to the public. The … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · 6 Comments

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 · 12 Comments
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