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Hello all! As it turned out, although it is a magnificent idea and a glorious place and space, the Provincetown location isn’t going to work well travel-wise for many of … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 10 Comments

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┬áhas 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

Seed Bead Summit, Day 6

There is lots of fabulous stuff on our tables. ┬áHere is some new work from Robin Douglas, who joined the Summit recently. The large Flower is about ten inches in … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · 9 Comments

New ideas….

I had a wonderful epiphany this week, while demonstrating the Elegant Guide Round. I realized that increases could be placed into that round quite easily; increases that start in air, … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Seed Bead Summit, Day 5

It was wonderful to have Dustin Wedekind with us for two days. We explored many of the ideas that we had when we first started working on the project and … Continue reading

June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Seed Bead Summit, days 3 and 4

The third and fourth days of the Summit brought many new ideas. Joining us were Karen Hornor, Donna Horgan, Katherine Kosta, Robin Douglas, and Dustin Wedekind, and leaving us were … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 9 Comments

Seed Bead Summit, Day 2

We had another day of exploration yesterday, and Nancy Jenner (and her beautiful work) entered the mix. This is a photo of Laura Shea (with a bit of Nancy) through … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · 8 Comments
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