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

CGB@MIT | January 2022

CGB@MIT: IAP 2022 January 18-23, 2022 Thanks to MIT for linking to the MIT News video about IAP that features Contemporary Geometric Beadwork, that was a nice touch for the … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · 9 Comments

Hello October

Good morning, all! I’ll have two more separate posts up this weekend, one about MIT in 2022, and another with our first kit offerings, book news and a couple of … Continue reading

October 9, 2021 · 31 Comments

It’s time to wrap it up…

Good morning, beaders. It’s a soft, sunny morning here in Savannah. I am busy getting ready for a solid six months of giving and delivering. It’s an intense time of … Continue reading

September 6, 2021 · 43 Comments

new books, kits and announcements on the way

To accompany the releases of our new books, we’re crafting a series of pieces and bead kits to help illustrate the ideas of colour theory, and show different combinations, effects … Continue reading

August 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Team Updates

Good morning to you all. I am writing from Savannah, Georgia, on a soft rainy day, with a very tender heart. You may know that we moved the CGB project … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · 32 Comments

The new All Colors project from Sam Norgard

For the just-past International Beading Week 2021, Sam Norgard presented another collaborative global project. It’s called All Colors, and it involves using a tiny PodCast Bead to cast off All-Wing Flowers. After we … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Updating our web site

Greetings, all. Thanks to all who participated in the BatCycle Beadalong, it was a lot of fun and many bold people made many fantastic pieces. I’ll be sure and put … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

CGB Fundamentals: The History of the PodCast Bead

To cover the full history of this exploration we have to go back a long way, to the very first Rick-Racks grown from straight lines. It was around 2010 when … Continue reading

May 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Some BatCycle Butterflies

Has anyone made a BatCycle with Butterfly or Moth elements with antennae? I would love to see that. Also, has anyone made an all-black BatCycle? Please email or Facebook message … Continue reading

May 8, 2021 · 6 Comments

BatCycle Q and A live today

I will be live again TODAY from 10 am – 11:30 am Eastern Time (US) answering BatCycle questions, and I am just using Facebook Live this time, as it will … Continue reading

May 8, 2021 · 5 Comments
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