CONTEMPORARY GEOMETRIC BEADWORK

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

Heart of a Flying Cone

We’ve been working on cones lately, thinking about what makes them and how each choice affects their size, aspect, how big they can get, and how different stitches do such different things in spiral, round, cone, and flat.

This one is square-stitched, with a little wing.

 

About katemckinnon

Kate McKinnon, globe-trotting writer and metalsmith, has devoted herself to the study of how things are done, and how they could be done better. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, and loves warm weather, nice people, rides in the car, and good books.

2 comments on “Heart of a Flying Cone

  1. Ellen Stoune
    June 4, 2011

    I look at that magnificent cone with it’s wing and think, ‘pinwheel, pinwheel! spin me around!’

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