March 2013: Katie’s design for miniature gift-wrap charms was published in Beads and Beyond magazine.
April 2013: Katie’s original book of miniature beaded cakes was re-published as a second edition by Vivebooks. The ebook version included video demonstrations of techniques along with a brand new project.
Spring 2013: the Spring special of Bead Magazine featured Katie’s French Beaded iris bouquet design as its front cover
May 2013: Katie’s fish bracelet featured in the Beadworker’s Guild Challenge.
June 2013: Katie entered The Battle of the Beadsmith for the first time, but sadly her necklace, ‘High Stakes’ lost in Round 1!
June: The Bakewell Tarts project from Sweet Treats was included in Bead Magazine
July 2013: Katie gained a City and Guilds teaching qualification (PTTLS)
August 2013: Katie’s necklace, ‘Marie Antoinette’, was awarded a special commendation in the Bead Star Awards, an international competition sponsored by Beadwork Magazine.
August: Katie’s necklace, ‘In Memoriam’, was awarded a merit in the International Bead Awards, a competition sponsored by Perlen Poesie magazine.
August: Bead Magazine featured Katie’s butterfly beaded beads project.
October 2013: Katie’s design ‘Quilter’s Cuff’ was published in Beadwork magazine – her first design to make it into a US magazine.
October 2013: Katie’s next set of e-books, a trilogy of three Christmas themed books, was published by Vivebooks.
October: Creative Beading Magazine in Australia featured Katie’s project for a spiral ribbons necklace.
December 2013: Bead Magazine published Katie’s miniature beaded Keepsake cards project. This formed the basis for a book that is in the making.