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Greetings, all. Much to tell this week, as we head into one of the busiest times in the history of the CGB project. If you’re interested in the timeline of the … Continue reading

April 26, 2019 · 35 Comments

Facebook Live session today, 5pm EDT

Hello, all! For those of you on Facebook, I’m doing another live question and answer session, and today’s topic is the Casting Spine, and how to use it to create … Continue reading

April 19, 2019 · 2 Comments

A video tutorial on the Exploding PodCast Bead

For those of you who would like to see all the steps on video, I uploaded a video to our YouTube channel. We had a nice time Deconstructing live on … Continue reading

April 13, 2019 · 14 Comments

A Day of Deconstruction

Morning! 1 – I’ll be posting a short video tutorial today on our Exploding PodCast Set this afternoon (I think it is nice and clear). Sorry I didn’t get it … Continue reading

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Videos on PodCasting and Deconstruction

For those of you who have never made a PodCast Bead or done a Deconstruction, and feel confused about the forms and the process of separating the beadwork by snipping, … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Exploding PodCast BeadaLong, Day 4

the 5-Round PodCast Bead, detail For reasons of real-time excitement, I’ve had a few requests to hold a day so a couple of  beading groups can catch up with us, … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · 25 Comments

Exploding PodCast BeadALong, Step 3: The Casting Spine

Hello to those of you beading along with us. It’s time to begin the third step of this Exploding PodCast demo: the Casting Spine. No need to be in a … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · 16 Comments

Exploding PodCast BeadALong, Step 2: The Wave

Greetings, beaders! Just a note- if you are getting this in your email, please remember that it is a public forum. Any reply that you make will post as a … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · 13 Comments

From the new books: Make a 24 Point PodCast and an Exploding Set

Good morning beaders, won’t you join us on a global BeadALong from the upcoming CGB Pattern Book? It’s an Exploding PodCast Set! The first step is to make a 24-Point PodCast … Continue reading

April 7, 2019 · 19 Comments
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