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The first three entries in our Beadweaving Master Class Series have been among out hottest titles ever since the first one, Diane Fitzgerald’s Shaped Beadwork, was released in May 2009. Followed by Marcia DeCoster’s Beaded Opulence in the fall and the newly released Laura McCabe’s Embellished Beadweaving, these three beautiful books offer master classes with some of the leading teachers in beading today–no traveling required!

To celebrate the passionate reception these books have received, we’re delighted to offer a wonderful giveaway of a bundle of all three books signed by their respective authors, Diane Fitzgerald, Marcia DeCoster, and Laura McCabe. To be entered for a chance to win this inspiring prize, leave a comment on this post by 9 p.m EST on Monday, July 26. One winner will be selected at random and announced on Wednesday, July 28. Click here for the official rules.

Any comment will do, but if you’d like, please let us know what other teachers you’d like to see featured in this series. Or tell us about your own beadwork or crafting!

Finally, this seems like the proper moment to share some great news: More books in this series are coming soon. In 2011 you can look forward to fantastic new Beadweaving Master Class releases by Sherry Serafini, Maggie Meister, and Rachel Nelson-Smith. Be sure to check the Lark Jewelry & Beading blog page regularly for updates on these projects, news, interviews, and much more. And read a great interview with Laura McCabe (with a free downloadable project from her book) right here.

 
 
 
 
  • Granymoon

    All of the artist are so wonderful. I have taken inspiration for each of them. I will always feel a great deal of thankfulness for their efforts and their vision! So Thanks folks!

  • http://liveandletcraft.blogspot.com Ashley L

    I've recently experimented with beadwork using wire, so weaving would be an awesome new skill for me! (So much more sophisticated than those seedbead daisy necklaces I made when I was 13. Heehee.)

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/ICBOVFVEQYACM34W66I65LYM5I mamaowl

    It's at times like these, I wasn't so poor… I'd buy them all, lol

  • Chris Aiton

    I would so so love to win these books – I would love to see a book by Cynthia Rutledge. thanks for the chance to win

  • Beadweaver

    Hi Ray!
    I can't wait to see more great books from Lark!
    Sue

  • http://artofthefirebird.com artofthefirebird

    I'll second the nomination for a Cynthia Rutledge book.

  • Jcross

    I'll be watching for the new titles.

  • Janel

    This books look like they contain some fabulous patterns! I can't wait to see the upcoming one from Rachel Nelson-Smith. I would love to see a book from Carol Wilcox Wells. :)

  • http://www.artbydianne.blogspot.com Dianne

    Wow, three such talents, and more to come!! Would love to see some new books combining wire with beads as well!
    Dianne

  • Dmwdesigns

    I have seen all 3 of these books in person and they are absolutely fabulous. Great instructions amd fantastic pictures

  • Supson64

    This is a great contest! I own all three of these books and will buy any new Beadweaving Master Class that comes out. Don't let the name fool you, these books are for beginner as well as advanced beadweavers. The detailed instructions are easy to follow and the projects are very beautiful. There is something for everyone in these books. Good Luck and happy beading!

  • http://beadkitsbymail.com Joann

    I love so many teachers, but my two favorites are Cynthia Rutledge and NanC Meinhardt.

  • Laurie_jamieson

    Wonderful books!!! Looking forward to seeing more in this series.

    Laurie

  • Cindycarawaybeadwork

    What a dream to win this set! I look forward to seeing them all :)

  • KJ

    I have two of the three already, but I would share with my bead group.

  • Chris

    I have followed these artists closely, they inspire you to create beautiful jewelry, as well as works of art. I have borrowed 2 of these books from the library a few times, winning these would be wonderful!
    Other artists (teachers) I'd like to see here would be Carol Wilcox Wells, and of course, Jean Campbell and Margie Deeb.
    Thanks for the heads-up on upcoming books to look for in 2011.
    Chris

  • Threefatesdesign

    Oh, all three of these books are on my wish list. And new ones are coming, I can't wait!
    Victoria T.

  • http://katemckinnon.wordpress.com Kate McKinnon

    I can't WAIT TO SEE Maggie Meister's! I would love to win this fantastic set of books. Thanks for the opportunity!

    Another beader I'd love to see in this collection would be Jeannette Cook.

  • Alice

    I love these ladies and their work. Their books I'm sure would serve as reference material for quite a while.

    ahoweahowe

  • Margaret

    I fell in love with beading with first book I purchased: “The Art of Beaded Beads” edited by Jean Campbell. So many fabulous artists and their fabulous beads in those pages. It's a constant source of challenging bead projects for me. Of course I could always use another book…

  • Liz Thompson

    I'll chime in with comments also, it's great to have new and wonderful reference material. Authors I would like to see included would be Dallas Lovett or Cynthia Rutledge. And while Jill Wiseman is relatively new on the scene, her sense of design is awesome and would make a great addition to this series.

  • Terriek

    I just love these bold designs. Can't wait to see the other designs

  • Jennifer

    I'd like to see books by Jill Wiseman, June Huber, Cynthia Rutledge and Carol Wilcox Wells.

  • http://labellajoya.blogspot.com Marcie Abney

    Thanks for the great books. For those of us who can't travel long distances, these are a great way to take a Master Class from a master in our own home. The new teachers sound amazing and I'm looking forward to next year!

  • Instig8r

    I'm delighted to see the committment to publishing great bead artists and look forward to seeing more in the near future.

  • Sootfoot5

    I don't know how much teaching, if any, she does, but I would love to see a book done by Diane Hyde. I became interested in her work after she won a recent competition. She's won competitions before, but I only recently became aware of her. Her work is so imaginative, yet there are parts of it that seem possible to beginning, or at least intermediate, beaders, if they will just (lord, I hate this term!) “think out of the box.” If Lark doesn't get her to do a book, I hope she does a book through some other publisher because in just reading her blog I felt I was learning so much!

  • Cosmic Pea

    All three of these books are fabulous. Keep them coming!

  • http://www.beadcrochetsnakes.com Adele

    I am impressed with the quality of Lark's Beadweaving Master Class books so far. They truly are master classes.

  • Melody

    The books are great!

  • Bev B

    These books sound fantastic, plus I love your choice of books by the other Bead Master Goddesses! Don't forget Nan C. Meinhardt! “Bead, needle, thread” three of my favorite words!

  • Cyndy

    Oooh, looking forward to the Sherry Serafini book! I also would love a book by Diane Hyde.

  • Dani179

    That's amazing!!!! I like these artists so much. Great idea. For us in Germany its pretty hard to get the books in a typical bookstore. But thanks god for amazon. :-) I would like to have them all – I like what these 3 ladies do with the tiny beads!

  • Angelica

    This sounds like a really great thing. Lets win this.

  • Laulo31700

    what a great give away ! many thanks !

  • http://passionediperle.blogspot.com Marbos

    Wow! These three books are fantastic. And the authors are great beadweavers. I hope to win.

  • Amy B.

    WOW! What a bundle of heaven! Three masters in the beading world, followed by three more masters in the beading world.
    I can't wait for the next three publications !!

    Other beading celebrities that I'd LOVE to see more of their work in a Beadweavers Master's Series:
    Dallas Lovett, Carol Cypher, Margie Deeb, Melanie Potter, Carol Wilcox Wells, Cynthia Rutledge, Anna Elizabeth Draeger, Jill Wiseman, Shelly Nybakke
    (just to name a couple…)

  • Wyn

    Lark's books have never disappointed me so far. Looking forward to more great books from great designers on beadweaving.

    Wyn

  • Lubna

    Well, my business and creative partner and I live in Kuwait and so getting the three books by these amazing artists is like taking a Master class with each and everyone of these talented ladies and still being able to attend to our business.

  • Lynn – Beading Heart Art

    Triple Treat! I so hope I can add these to my collection….thanks for the chance to learn from the best!

  • Yvonne Shea

    These are three wonderful books. I just took a class with Diane Fitzgerald at the Bead and Button Show and it was inspirational! Awesome teachers!

  • http://phantasmcreation.blogspot.com/ Chameleon0891

    I'm so excited about Laura McCabe's book! I've wanted to take a class from her for years. I'd like to see books from Virginia Blakelock and Carol Perrenoud in the future.

  • anyjsmith

    Looking forward to the new additions. Lark Books are always well done.

  • Llhyde44

    Three more treasures for my bead library would be wonderful.

  • Argylsok

    I just bought myself “Beadmaille,” so I know how fantastic your books are. Another three Lark books would fit nicely into my personal library — along with all of my other Lark books! <wistful smile>

  • Kay-Sea Conklin

    Hi Lark! Oh, I love your books — they keep me dreaming for hours… I'd be thrilled to win the giveaway bundle, and fill up more space in my beading library shelves. Since you've asked about other beading teachers, and I'd like to nominate JUDY WALKER, author of The Beaded Sphere, repeat winner of the Toho Beading Contest, and frequent instructor at the John Campbell Folk Art School.

  • http://doreenwilley.blogspot.com/ Doreen

    Oh my! These are some books that I've been wanting to add to my library for a while now! Please enter me in your fantastic giveaway!

  • Julie V

    Lark, keep up the good work. I love beading books and any one of the three would be a beautiful addition to my bead library. Thanks for opening up this opportunity for beaders everywhere. BTW the above artists are great Masters and wonderful women, but there are still may artists both in the US and the World that need to be published. Just hang out with us on FaceBook you'll find out who they are.. Thanks and please enter me in your wonderful giveaway.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/SNHHJ5UM3YKZ4GJOHD5H7RCQZY Laura

    Well, THIS is a fantastic trio! Can't wait for the new books to come out too.

  • Shinenlite

    Would Love to win these books…
    Beading is something I always wanted to learn how to do…
    Thanks for the opportunity.
    Prayers and Blessings to you and yours.

  • Ann Rosier

    what wonderful master teachers! would love to win one of those and it to my library of books.
    Ann Rosier

  • Dorrie

    I hope I can win this trio of books. Lark books are well written and the 3 Masters of these books, intrigue me and help get my creative juices flowing. Would love to add these to my beading library.

  • Brenda

    What a great giveaway! I can't wait for Sherry Serafini's book :)

  • Chivesanddill

    What a wonderful reward!!! Each of these beading authors have provided such inspiration…just when I'm experiencing beaders block I get another great idea from them and am off beading again.

  • http://www.lesliefrazier.com Leslie

    Lark Books are the best! These three authors are exceptional and the new books coming up sound exciting!

  • Terri

    Oooh, I'd love to be entered into this contest!

    tpatterson2@indy.rr.com
    or
    http://www.tprosesblog.blogspot.com

  • Btbeadco

    Love your books…this would be a great prize to win.

  • Knottynana2

    I have come to beading after years as a wood crafter and find that it is so warm and wonderful. All of the people in the field of design that I have met and started to follow are just wonderful. There is so much help with patterns and give aways that I am amazed daily. Thanks for this great contest and congrats to whom ever witn.
    knottynana2@yahoo.com

  • Andrew Thornton

    I'd love to see a Beadweaving Master Class book by Kate McKinnon or Jean Campbell! They're brilliant!

  • Andrew Thornton

    I forgot to put Jeannette Cook! She's a fabulous teacher and beadweaver as well!

  • Scotdog

    How wonderful to see my three favorite people right there in one posting. I've been lucky enough to met Marcia & had a great time in her class, but the other two…my dream is to take a class with them both sometime. Thank you so much for giving us all the opportunity to win these great books from such fabulous teachers
    dot

  • Sharon

    All three of these books are fabulous. This is a wonderful giveaway!!

  • va

    Oh My Goodness…
    for this one you WILL chose me………………….

    And who would I like to see? David Chatt (Andrew's suggestions are excellent!)

    Thanks

  • Bobbi Ann Cook

    Hi, Oh my goodness what a awesome Giveaway this is! I would love to have a chance to win this trio of fantastic books! Please if you would be so kind to enter my name in this drawing. Thank you so much and have a wonderful day!
    Hugs and happy beading…
    Bobbi
    http://bobbianncook.blogspot.com/
    rockyandduke@aol.com

  • Beadsophisticate

    Oooh! Pick me, pick me!

  • Nicki's Reef

    These looks really interesting and I do not have any of them. Thanks for counting me in. Nicki
    nickisreef.blogspot.com

  • Tari

    What a GREAT giveaway!!! Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity!

  • Sweetgirldesign

    I would love to learn from these jewelry artists!
    Thanks for the giveaway!!

  • Ruth Maegli

    We beaders need to stick together! Let's support the Bead Museum and Bead Artists everywhere!

  • judy c

    wow, would love to have any of these books! what a great giveaway.

  • http://beadylittleeye.blogspot.com/ Bdlittlei

    I would love to have any of these books to help feed my beading frenzy.

  • Anne

    I have 2 of these books…but would love them all signed…

  • http://reginaswritings.blogspot.com Regina

    I have not tried my hand at bead weaving, but winning these books would be a great reason to start. It would be a sign!

  • http://beadativityblog.blogspot.com Kelly

    Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway. I would love to be included in the contest. I love creating jewelry, and rely heavily on beadweaving techniques. I'm still learning and would really like to take my skills to the next level. If you're looking for other authors to include in your masters series, I'd suggest Beverly Ash Gilbert. I absolutely love her book “Beading Colorwise”.

  • http://CatherineMarissa.etsy.com Catherine H

    I was going to suggest Sherry Serafini – - how stunning is her work?! She was one of the first bead artists I totally lost it over. Would love to learn to create work even 10% as fabulous as hers. :)

  • Kate

    What wonderful books! I would love to win them for my “library” !
    who else?? Wendy Ellsworth, David Chatt, Thom Atkins
    Kate

  • Rockcreekcreations

    Wow! Some awesome authors and upcoming books!!

  • Debi

    What great books. I really want to own Diane's book. I already own Laura's and Marcia's, but I have lots of beady friends that don't debi

  • Janet

    Thanks for having this great give-away. I would love to win.

  • Baci

    Would love to win- the books look fabulous! I started beading a year ago, after taking a great kumi himo class with Sheilah Cleary–

  • http://www.beadsforever.etsy.com Linda Roberts

    Awesome books and I'd love to win! How about Kathy King – Bead Quilling? Or the techniques of Kumihimo and Micro Macrame.

  • Cenya

    I've picked up the Embellished Beadweaving book a couple of times, but never had the money to buy it. You have such a fabulous range of beading books. Keep up the good work and please enter me in your drawing.
    Thanks,
    Cenya

  • Norma Turvey

    what a wonderful give away! any beader would love to win these books! I actually own all three, but would love signed copies, and would probably do a give away of my own to pass on my extra copies

  • Janet McDonald

    This is such an Awesome giveaway! How generous!! An Artisan can never have too many great books.
    Im so broke all the time buying wire, books and magazines let alone findings…how wonderful it would be to win these! Thank you for the chance!

  • Janet McDonald
  • Egmont van Dyck

    This certainly is a wonderful give-away and I would love to add these to my other books, which have been much loved and used over the years.

  • Soterreka

    I would love to have one of these books :)
    Thanks for the opportunity,
    Cheekybeads

  • Silverniknats

    fantastic giveaway please enter me!!!!

  • Janelock

    Spare a thought for us poor UK-based beaders who are disqualified from this Giveaway :(

  • Becky Carr

    This is a wonderful giveaway. We beaders are always looking for new techniques and patterns. Having an entire book of patterns by great artists is inspiring. Rachel Nelson-Smith, Cynthia Rutledge, Anna Draeger, and Jill Wiseman would be great to add to the master class. They all have wonderful talent.

  • http://TheGryphonStone.etsy.com Christina Fowler-Thias

    I have been inspired for many years by the work of all these master bead weavers. I have so much respect for their dedication to the architectural challenges of creating new weaving forms. They help me move my own thinking beyond my familiar borders. Some examples can be seen on my etsy site: TheGryphonStone.etsy.com

  • Salsmack

    I would LOVE to win these books – all my favorite beadwomen!

  • Melissa

    I would love to win these books. What a wonderful give away! Thank you.
    Melissa Stardy

  • http://www.theredbeadboutique.com Maryann

    Wonderful giveaway opportunity. One would have been great, but three? Awesome.

  • Ava

    AMAZING! I have never had the pleasure of beading from a master beadweaver's book. I would love to learn new techniques. Thanks for the chance to win them…..

  • Annrishell

    What a great giveaway! How about Kerry Bogart's wire working?

    Ann

  • artandtea

    Thanks for offering this generous giveaway of books by these talented artists!

  • Nlp Bead Design

    What a great giveaway. Thanks for being so generous.

  • Sue Ratigan

    Beautiful, beautiful works of art and fashion. What inspirations they are !!!

  • tf

    Bead porn at it's ultimate! What could be better than curling up with a glass of wine and these three books? Forget dinner, housework and work…my mind would be too busy spinning new ideas to try, all inspired by these three fabulous authors.

  • Batasdream

    all my favorites artists ! i would love to win, thank you

  • Kassie

    Wow! This is fabulous!! I would be honored to win such a great prize package! :)
    kassie (at) beadingbutterfly (dot) com

  • Gourmetfoodie

    I have never done beadwork but I borrowed “Beaded Opulence” and “Shaped Beadwork” from my local library. WOW! I know what I'm learning next week. Peyote here I come. I'll move along from there. Beautiful books. I hope I win.

  • http://whimbeads.com Beki Haley

    NanC Meinhart, Diane Fitzgerald, Carol Wilcox-Wells, Nancy Cain, Heidi Kummli, Huib Petersen, Jeannette Cook, Diane Hyde, Sheilah Cleary, Barb Switzer, Gail Crosman-Moore, Sig Wynne-Evans, I could go on and on as there are so many stellar beadwork artists who deserve to be published so we can enjoy their talents!

  • Ckelley3004

    Fabulous opportunity! I would be so delighted if I won! Other artists would include Jean Campbell, Margie Deeb, Laura Boudloche Zeiner, Eva Maria Keiser, and Nancy Dale! Thank you!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MWZCU4S2JABRJUJ7GYGET7BBQQ Adrianna

    Hope I win!

  • Bjneal50

    What a magnificent giveaway! These three books could inspire even the most experienced beader. I have admired these books for a while and was honored enough to take a class of Laura McCabe. I would love to add these three books to the few others I have so they can expand my knowledge of beadweaving. Thank you for such a generous giveaway.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LYFNUYNPPE2QHO44JAXSUUQEGQ Deano

    These three books prove to me, and I suspect all readers, that “beading” is definitely not Arts&Crafts 101. These books show without fear of contradiction that indeed beading is art. Hurray to all three artists/authors. And my most sincere “thanks” to Lark Books for publishing them.

  • Sara Schoedinger

    I could really use these books :)

  • Karenz111

    I am absolutely in love with all these beaders. Thanks Karen

  • jessica

    i have looked at these books and they look amazing!!! any serious bead worker or jewelry maker would surely love these!!

  • Beadmagnet

    Oh my what I would give to win these wonderful books. I had knee surgery on Mon 7/19 and it will give me some beautiful books to read while recuperating. I would be so honored if I was fortunate enough to win these wonderful books! Thanks, Pat

  • Hdm925

    these seem like wonderful books – I sure could use them!!!

  • Irene A. Wytzka Lawson

    Wonderful giveaway! Diane Fitzgerald has been an inspiration to me since I started beading 20 years ago! Looking forward to seeing these books in person.

    I don't do much beading anymore, have moved into ceramics full time but I still gain inspiration from color combinations, shapes and forms. My work is heavily decorated with pin head sized dots, I get into the same “zone” decorating clay as I do with beadwork.

    Thanks for publishing such great books.

  • http://kymhunterdesigns.blogspot.com/ Kym Hunter

    What a great giveaway! I would be sooo happy to win these books!

  • Kathleen

    These look awesome. Very nice idea. They would be wonderful. I love books like these, and tend to not let people near them… they are like my kids.

  • Kim

    Would love to win, have tons of beading books, but not these!

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  • Lisa_dvorak

    just bead it. its so fun to string along with friends and a glass of wine.

  • Rosanna

    I would love to win these books to help me get more crafty!

  • Sandy Lewis

    These would be a wonderful addition to my beading library! I am a novice beader, and I generally donate my jewelry to those who want it. I would love to learn more! Please consider me for this very generous giveaway!

  • Gnomenapper

    What a wonderful contest. I'd love to have a chance at winning. Thank-you!

  • http://twitter.com/pestkaj pestkaj

    These all look fantastic, thanks for giving us a chance to win them!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UBNMHOZVUHYFEGCA7I53REIL34 Stefanie

    Ohh, I'd love to have them! Great Giveaway!

  • Lady Hawthorne

    These books look to be full of awesome projects, please do enter me in the contest. Thanks!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FNJEHBGT7FT6XYHWKNVIREHT7Y Larissa Joonas

    Amazing books, great authors!

  • Helen

    So wonderful to have such amazing books as these available – thank you Lark!!!!!

  • Nettiecrain

    What a great way to start my “beadmaking” adventure! Love to make things using “vintage buttons” and these books would show me how to get started.
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  • JillannF

    I've taken several classes with Diane – she's an amazing teacher as well as author, creator & inspirer. I'd love to have her new book & the others look just as great!

  • Lindyloo

    Oh, I'm so glad I found this site (thank you Craft Gossip). Please enter me in your 3-book giveaway. I've been making jewlery for years, but recently started to learn about bead weaving. I've seen “Shaped Beadwork” and “Beaded Opulence,” but I thought they'd be over my head. Well, I recently learned the peyote stitch right-angle weave, so I think these books would be perfect for me. “Embellished Beadweaving” looks wonderful, too!

  • http://twitter.com/Margie_Deeb Margie Deeb

    Fantastic! Thank you – what a gift – I retweeted and facebooked this!

    http://www.MargieDeeb.com

  • Colieart

    I haven't seen Fitzgerald's book yet but I've been thinking about DeCoster and McCabe (already have one of her books) since they came out. I love their work! Such patience and attention to detail!

  • Christine

    I can't even imagine how wonderful it would be to win these books. I started beading because of 2 brain surgeries…and I couldn't work anymore. So I am self taught…a lot of searching online…and looking at things. So these would be a very welcomed addition to my very small library of basically just Beading Magazines.

  • http://twitter.com/tstreasures Theresa

    What a cool giveaway. Three great books by such brilliant jewelry designers! I saw the link to this contest when Margie Deeb posted it on Facebook. Why not feature her?

  • http://www.michellemach.com/blog/ Michelle

    I love this series! So glad to hear that there are more in the works.

  • Peghawkins

    Wonderful books for the serious beader. A step above other beading publications. I'd love to see Heidi Kummli and Robin Atkins featured as well as Sigrid Wynne Evans and Huib Petersen. Our local bead society is using Diane's book as a study group. Would love to see more books of this caliber.
    Peggy

  • Desertsky

    WOW. What a great giveway for beading people. I have been beading for a few years, but I would love to learn something new, like the projects and tuts in these books. Joan Cain desertsky@dishmail.net

  • Donna Smith

    What a fantastic giveaway. I love working with seed beads and these books look incredible. Thanks so much for giving an opportunity to win this collection. As for other featured teachers well how about one on loom weaving.

  • Straybeads

    Thanks for honoring the books of these bead artists. They teach, nurture and inspire beaders of all styles!

  • DulcimerJan

    All three authors are inspired and extremely talented artists. They have taken bead work to a completely different plane, brought it from craft to art. They certainly get my “creative juices” flowing!

  • Chrismaj

    A trifecta of Awesome! Count me in!

  • Barbara Ponticelli

    Would love to own these! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Atcb36

    Great give a way. I would love these.

  • ChrisTea

    Oh, wow! I've just started exploring beading and would love to have these books!! Thank you so much for the opportunity.

  • sweepster49

    What a great collection of books! I would be happy having any one of them, but all three? Oh My! Thanks.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EL6IBH23ZWJYVXBAJO5VOY4VMM BarbE

    Three awesomem jewelry designers. These would be a wonderful addition to any beaders library…….especially mine..;-D)))))
    I have “played” some designs of these ladies that appeared in magazines or from borrowed books. We must thank them for innovative ideas. I am a fair craftsman, but not a designer, for this I must depend on others. What joy that they are gnereous and share!

  • sandi m

    Would love to add these to my library!
    The 2011 authors are all winners, too!
    Thanks.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EL6IBH23ZWJYVXBAJO5VOY4VMM BarbE

    How wonderful it would be to have these three volumes in my library. I bead, but leave the designng to the talented ones who so generously share.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EL6IBH23ZWJYVXBAJO5VOY4VMM BarbE

    How wonderful. Please enter my name.

  • Bluedesertrose

    Winning these books would be so amazing. I have wanted to get these three and haven't been able to get them. This is such a fantastic giveaway. Thank-you!

  • MegMullins

    I always knew my sister was an incredible artist, but when she really started focusing on her bead work (specializing in seed beads), her knowledge of art, colors, shapes, stones, gems just grew and grew. Her work is just fabulous! I hope these book giveaways will inspire new bead workers as well as more experienced ones!!

  • Barbara

    These books are inspiration and instruction at it's best and I would love to have them.

  • S.C.

    If I won I would have to share the books with my 2 bffs, but I'm willing to do so. We frequently share brilliant beautiful books like these so we can afford to buy silk and beads and findings and things. Thanks for the oppourtunity.

  • Sally

    thank you for offering this giveaway!

  • Bonnie Berg

    Lovely books. Thanks for the chance. Bon B

  • Ladyjspice

    I love these books and your generous offer. Beadwork is one of my passions. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Joani

    These books look fantastic!

  • Susan Spiers

    OH-MY-GOSH! Not only 3 of best beading books, but signed by the authors too! I lack the creative side of me when it comes to beading, but my heart & hands are willing. What a great help these books would be!

  • Azul47mys

    These books are my passions
    Thanks for the chance
    azul47mys@yahoo.com

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_V4VGT3VBR7PWSUEM5SBTEHZT2Y Dawn

    Wow! Three great looking books. Thank you for the chance to add these to my collection…I would be over the moon!

    http://www.feltsoright.com

  • Hcarillo

    I love Laura McCabe, and Diane Fitzgerald, But I would love to see a German bead artist I just discovered, Here name is Sabine Lippert Her web site is http://www.trytobead.de/.

  • Marsha Millikin

    Great books–I have thumbed through all three and they are on my wish list. I love Sherry Serafini's work; also Lisa Khan's. Glad to see Sherry is a future feature. Ans thanks to you Margie for the color updates and free downloads. I have your books too :)

  • Marsha Millikin

    Forgive typo–that should be “And.”

  • Gloria

    Just wanted to say what a fantastic prize!! Am based in the UK so not allowed to win – :-(

  • Dan Clark

    This is an awesome giveaway! Thank you for offering it! I drool over these books in the bookstore every time I go, but have yet to buy any of them…maybe…lol…

  • Fmichaud2005

    I LOVE these books! I am a big fan of the great majority of your books….Thanks for counting me in!

    Francine
    fmichaud2005@sbcglobal.net

  • Neene123

    These are all fantastic books that! You guys are really publishing some quality stuff – thanks.

  • http://obtainingmercy.typepad.com/aleshakaysjewelryblog Alesha

    wonderful books to give away! thanks so much for the opportunity to win!!!

    Alesha

  • lissC

    I'm very excited about this giveaway. This book has been in my amazon wish list for several months. How fun it would be to win it instated of waiting to have the money to buy it!

  • Grace

    All are on my wish list, all three at once and all signed – what a bonus!

  • Lascreacionesdeboricua

    Wow!!! I would like to participate. Thank you

  • Tara

    I'm quite new to beading. And I've already been tempted by attending local bead shows (going to one tomorrow). Thank you for the opportunity for these books.

  • Mary

    I always love learning new techniques and/or drooling over the projects. What a treat to whomever wins these treasures.

  • Bobi White

    I've been trying to decide which of these to order first, as they are on my wishlist too. What an amazing giveaway, wow!! For additional teachers, the 3 with upcoming releases in 2011 cover things pretty well :) Good luck to all!

  • http://twitter.com/Shaiha_ Shay Williams

    Oh I would love to win these. I have a love/hate relationship with seed beads. I am fascinated by them but I can't get them to cooperate.

  • Sharyl King

    these are all three fantastic books. I have them all on my amazon wish list.

  • http://twitter.com/notahandbag notahandbag

    Since moving from bead embroidery to beading – I'd love to have these as resources – as apparently would about 75 other people! ha ha!

  • http://twitter.com/notahandbag notahandbag

    Since moving from bead embroidery to beading I'd love to have these as resources. Apparently so would a ton of other folks looking at this long list! ha ha! Good luck to me!

  • Info

    The thought of winning these three books has me drooling. I have taken my skills as far as I can & would love to learn more. Thank you for the opportunity. Have a great day.
    Sandra Elizabeth-York
    Elizabeadan

  • Sue Irvine

    I love your books and have quite a library, would like to add these to mine. Sue

  • Mylynedj

    Clear, colorful pictures make learning from these masters fun. What a wonderful give-away!

  • Bobbi

    How great it would be to win these. Hours of fun and learning. Thanks for offering them.

  • Yvonne hurt

    hope i win…beeading books excite me!

  • Lynn gustafson

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Argylsok

    I'd love to see Alethia Donathan featured for her bead-making and kumihimo skills. Ms. Donathan runs Dacs Beads in Hawaii, where she creates miracles with her handmade beads.

    I'm fascinated by beadwork, crocheted beadwork, kumihimo and chain maille, as well as by Viking knitting. Lark Books is one of the *best* resources for these idiosyncratic interests.

  • charmandluck

    These look fabulous! What an awesome giveaway. Thanks for the possibility.

    bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • Lora

    I love Marcia DeCoster's Book. We sell it at the Bead Biz in Helena Alabama.

  • Beccadw1

    Oh, this would be great to win.
    Becky

  • nellie

    If the pieces on the book covers are any indication of the quality and uniqueness of the projects inside, I'm intrigued!

  • Cmc220

    …already invested in Marcia Decoster's gem…and planning on Diane Fitzgerald's book next. The 2011 lineup looks terrific! Consider NanC Meinhardt, Nancy Cain and Cynthia Rutledge for future projects…
    Thanks for an opportunity to win!

  • Dragonwyk

    What an amazing giveaway.
    Love books but they are just stretching my budget a little too far at the moment.

  • http://www.loismoon.blogspot.com Lois Moon

    I would like to see some of the European beadweavers at Lark Books. Sabine Lippert and Smadar Grossmanare two who pop to mind.

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Lois, we agree! Don't miss our interview this month with Sabine at http://www.larkcrafts.com/jewelry-beading/sabin…

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Be sure to see our July 2010 interview with Sabine at http://www.larkcrafts.com/jewelry-beading/sabin…

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Great list, Beki!

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Thank you for your wonderful suggestions, Becky. As you may know from our blog, Rachel Nelson-Smith will be publishing a new book with us for Fall 2011!

  • Ray Hemachandra

    We're with you, Catherine … and Sherry's new book is in production right now and coming in the spring!

  • Angel Clark

    These books look amazing. I have done some beading but am still very new to it. It would be grand to win a good book on it. Angel

  • http://www.CherryChickJewelry.blogspot.com Cherry Chick

    I've checked out Shaped Beadwork from the library twice now and renewed it as many times as they would let me..lol! To have my own copy would be just wonderful. I've, also, looked at Marcia and Laura's book and it would be awesome to have a copy of both of them, too. Owning any one of these three books would be a great addition to any beader's library of books. Lark Crafts publishes many inspiring books.
    I write a blog about the jewelry I design at http://www.CherryChickJewelry.blogspot.com, I have a couple of websites, and a shop on Etsy.com and Artfire.com. I am the “Cherry Chick”….I'm inspired by Mary Engelbreit's artwork.
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    ♥•.*.Thank you.*.•♥
    ♥•.*.from Vicki.*.•♥
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  • Kathy K in NJ

    Love these three books! I'd really love to see a book of Carol Wilcox Wells designs. Looking forward to seeing Maggie Meister's book, her beadwork is fabulous.

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Hi Cherry Chick: Thanks for sharing the link to your fun and festive jewelry! And I'm glad you're excited about our beading titles.

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Thank you for the affirmation about our 2011 titles and authors, Bobi! We're very excited about them, too.

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Hi Amy: Thanks for these great suggestions … we're fans of all these beaders!

  • lissC

    oh i would love to win any of these books! They are all on my amazon wish list :)

  • Amyallworth

    Oh my gosh! This would be the best WIN ever! :)

  • http://twitter.com/tnshadylady Deb

    I hope this is in time I had problems loading the Disqus!

  • http://twitter.com/tnshadylady Deb

    I've always wanted to try my hand at beading, so maybe winning these books would be the push I need to get started. :)

  • Patricia Carlson

    I love the sample photos of Laura McCabe's work! Please enter me in the contest. I'd love to try out her designs..

  • http://dawnbeads.canalblog.com Minidawn

    Thank you for the giveaway. I really like this designers. I like very much Lisa Kan too. Kiss !

  • Adkbfrogson

    I need inspiration, and I have been told that these books would give me great direction! So Im crossing everything to give me the luck to win, Dee :)

  • Erika

    I'm new in this beading thing but I will love to win this books!!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TRRPEIHVIT4KSFHOQ5SHTRH7IQ Beth

    Looking forward to the new additions, now just to be able to expand the library shalves.

  • Karen

    this is a wonderful contest,hope I win.kvbigbird

  • Ray Hemachandra

    Your work is beautiful, Christina. Thank you for sharing the llink!

  • Bigskybeaddesign

    This would be such a honor to own these 3 “SIGNED” books. Can you hear me smile!! Gail

  • Deb Stevens

    Wow! What a fabulous gift! All the books I have seen published by Lark have been excellent! When I see a “Lark” book I know it will be great! As for other teachers, I would like to see Cynthia Rutledge and Nancy Cain

  • Debra Gibson

    OUTSTANDING GIVE AWAY ! Thank You so much! It would be so great to win as I’m a huge fan of these gal’s work. Since i have a very big bead addiction of my own I could really sink my teeth into these books ! They would have a very nice place in my current collection! And I will be Facebooking this great give-away !
    Thank’s again for the chance to win !
    DGibson aka Bead Freak in California
    dgibson@bak.rr.com

  • Katie Becca

    I love these books. i make jewelry all the time.

  • Mary Kenny

    I have all 3 books and love them, they moved me up to the next level in my beading endeavors.Please convince Cynthia Rutledge to write a book

  • Claudia Kerns

    I research, it watch videos, but there is nothing like a book to be a genuine resource. I learn new concepts everyday, I want and I like to grow, I believe that even if I never become famous, I still want to be good and these books would take me one-step-closer.

  • Kellq

    I would love to win these books!! I’m always looking for ways to improve my techniques and these books will certainly help. I’d like to see even more bead weaving and techniques in future articles.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NEGOH5HT3ZQ2WF6JUXJFBRGSNM ChristianaGems

    I would love these. have taken classes with DeCoster and Fitzgerald.

  • Denise

    I hope to got these beautiful book I’am a serious fan. Good luck to all.