Friday, September 30, 2011

Are You a Bead-a-holic?

Ever want to learn the best way to add beads to your art work? You are in luck! Lyric Kinard has just come out with a new DVD called Bead it Like You Mean it. And I gotta tell you, she got me hooked!
Here's what you'll learn with Lyric's DVD.
Lyric takes you from basic beading to more elaborate ways of attaching beads to the surface of your work. Her instructions and video demonstrations are really easy to follow. I should know. After watching it I astounded myself by being able to bead!

If you'd like to win a copy of Lyric's new DVD, please leave a comment on the blog today and you may be the lucky winner of this great instructional video, Bead it Like You Mean it.

98 comments:

Jackie said...

Laura, This looks like a fantastic video! I have so many beads and it would be fabulous to learn a specific technique! Thank you for offering it up for a giveaway. If I don't win, I think that I will just have to buy it!

Jeanie said...

Looks like a great DVD and I'd love a chance to win it. Thanks so much!

Frog Quilter said...

Great DVD, would love to win it.

Willa said...

I am struggling to become a beadaholic! Currently putting mother of pearl and seed beads on an ipad cozy. Must be out of my tree. But it is special.

Ellyn said...

I recently dug out my old box of beads & began experimenting with using them as embellishments! Would love to learn to do it RIGHT! LOL

Anya said...

I'm always willing to try something new! Thanks for the chance!

Maggie Szafranski said...

I am such a visual person, I need to see something demonstrated!

Tricia C. said...

I'm just starting to stitch on the quilt top I made in your class in Charleston. I'd love to learn how to add some beads to my birds' nest! Loved the class and have several people who are intimidated by traditional quilting who are willing to give your fusing fun a try!

Leslie McNeil of MarveLes Art Studios said...

This video looks mouth-watering good to me. I would LOVE to have it, and thank you for the chance Laura.

Janelle said...

I would love to win this DVD. I really want to know how to avoid a mess and knots on the back. Thank you for hosting this giveaway.

Cory said...

Yes I am a Bead-a-holic. I would love to win this dvd so I can start to use all of the beads I have been collecting. Thank you. Take care and God bless, Cory

gill said...

Yes please - count me in!!

Sharon Rotz said...

The perfect world --- to add beads to a project made with your luscious hand dyed fabrics. Thanks for the chance.

Jeannette said...

I add beads to many of my projects especially artist trading cards. Would be great to win this DVD. Thanks for this giveaway.

Musicmaker said...

Unbelievably beautiful! My fingers are crossed for the drawing!

Denise Felton said...

Me me me me me! Next best thing to actually taking a class with Lyric!

ellen gets crafty said...

I would love to win this DVD, thank you for the opportunity.

Judi said...

Thank you so much for the chance to win this DVD. As a self-taught and not very successful beader, I would love to own it!

Kwiltsfl said...

Looks like an excellent DVD with lots of exciting ideas and instruction for beading! Thank you! ~Karen Harris

Marit said...

All of this work looks so beautiful and inviting. You and Lyric are a good time.... snazzy artists and sharing teachers. Thanks for your great DVDs and books!

Kd said...

Lyric Kinard is such a talented artist. I'd love to win a beading embellishment DVD of hers! Please include me in your great giveaway. Thank you. Kd
www.KdQuilts.com

Lynn Woll said...

Looks awesome. I love lots of beads, will need to check it out to see if I can learn some great new tips!

Pam said...

thanks for the chance on winning this video. looks like would be alot of fun

donna a said...

Oh I know this would help so much! I have tried putting beads on my quilts but never get very many on there out of fear and they just don't look very inspiring. Nothing like these photos! Please count me in in the drawing!!!!

Lora Martin said...

Have read lots about beading, but seeing it done by an expert has got to be way better. Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

Pam R said...

The close up pictures are amazing.

dzoellmer said...

This looks like a great DVD, thanks so much for the chance to win!

Darlene said...

I hopped on over to Lyric's website and watched her intro video. Funny! One thing I would love to learn is beading on a finished quilt and she said she would teach me. So, I need this dvd for she can follow through on her promise...hee hee! Seriously, looks like like a great dvd to have on hand. Thanks for a chance to win!!

Nancy said...

This looks fantastic, and I need all the help I can get! Thanks for the drawing.

susan said...

I would so love to win this video! The pictures you've shown look so intriguing!

gatheredthreads said...

Wonderful!

Thank you for the opportunity.

Pennie said...

What fun! I get to think about beads, plus I get to check in on your blog. It sets the tone for what could be a lovely creative weekend.

JackiesFiberworksEtc said...

I am excited about learning more about beads anytime, anyplace. I know that Lyric can be helpful. I mostly use beads to embellish fabric. Gotta have sparkle in my life.

Kathy said...

Wow--think of your beautiful work with beading added! I'm adding beads to my work, but Lyric's information is always spot on. Would love to win this!

Linda M said...

Wow I could use this dvd - my beading skills need improvement.

Gisela Towner said...

I could definitely use some instruction in that area!

Stacy Hurt said...

Yes, I admit, I'm a beadaholic! I would love to receive this book! Love your blog too! Coming out of lurking to post!

Loralei said...

I have so enjoyed blog hopping and reading everyone's reviews - and thanks to this process, I've found new blogs to subscribe to, including yours. Thanks for the chance to win a DVD; looking forward to following your blog now as well!!

artbypam said...

I first did your fusing project(round one) in Quilting Arts and was thinking of embellishing it further with beading. Having no skills in beading - have tried -
just don't seem to get the hang of
it....

Pam

Suzanne said...

Oh...I think I need this DVD!

Linda Mac said...

I would love to win Lyric's DVD. Thanks for the opportunity.

JoJo said...

Oh yeah -- sounds like a great DVD to have. Thank you.

Ellen said...

I have beaded on a few art quilts, but am self-taught. Your video looks inspirational - I can't wait to watch it!

Kristin said...

I'd love to win this point of inspiration.

Susan said...

I would love a copy of Lyric's new DVD. I have beads, because I like shiny things, but really don't know how to use them correctly.

terarla1 said...

I really want this DVD. Thanks for the chance to win.

BJ said...

I have boxes of beads and would love to win this DVD to learn a different way to use them.

Estie said...
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Estie said...

Okay, I'm trying this again...as I didn't exactly say what was in my head...it did not translate to my fingers to type...oops. I would love to be able to add beads to my quilts!

KittyKwilter said...

I have Lyric's book on beading, and would love to have the DVD. I want to add beads to a quilt I'm working on now. Thanks for the opportunity!!

Susan said...

I'd love to win this DVD, thanks for the chance.
Susan Parker

Louisa Lawson said...

This lookas a wonderful video and I would so love to win it to help my confidence in using beads on my quilts
Louisa Lawson

Lynn said...

Oh my! The video looks great and I would be so happy to win it! I have a quilt waiting for me to get the courage to start beading it!

Genevieve said...

This is my first visit to your blog, and I love your work! Although I'm not a quilter, I love using bead embroidery in jewelry making. This looks like a great DVD.

Chris Chambers said...

Looks like a great book. Would love to win it!
ChrisC

Linda said...

Awesome looking DVD--I am a beadweaver and I would love to win---the designs are so pretty on the cover....

DejaBlu said...

Here's hoping 3's the charm, this is my 3rd attempt to win a copy of this DVD. I too want to astound myself by learning to bead. LOL

Charlotte said...

yes please
love to put beads on my quilts

Jeannie said...

Oh yes! I love Lyric's book and 1st dvd.

Marybeth said...

Learning to bead would be good..learning with the video would be the best!

Marcia W. said...

This would be fun to use to learn how to add beads for crazy quilts, etc. Thanks for the chance. I've see Lyric on Pokey's show on PBS, and know would enjoy the DVD.

Dotti said...

Beads are just the frosting on the cake when it comes to embellishment! I would love to have this DVD!

Sally said...

I am a huge fan of Lyric and would love to win the DVD.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Looks like a great DVD.

Dee said...

yes, I would love Lyric's DVD.
Thanks,

Karen said...

I love her books!!! I really need to learn to bead!

mageez said...

When I embellish with beads I'm really just winging it. Having some instructions from some one who knows what they're doing would make it so much easier
thanks for offering this.
maggie

Gala said...

I would love to have that dvd. I'm all about the embellishments.

sanann said...

I've been beading some of my projects over the last few years. Would love to see how it should be done. :)

ritzy said...

I love beading and I love that little picture in the middle of the teaser. Looks like it is a fun DVD.

Kathleen said...

I'll never be too old or stubborn to learn some new tricks of the trade. Add my name to the mix! Thanks!

Reva said...

I can use some encouragement to bead with abandon.

Heather Lair said...

I love all those shiny little specks of glass... Count me in!

Sue Walen said...

(I think my post didn't "take", so here's try #2)

After babysitting my 2 y.o. grandson all week....as he would say.....I NEED IT!!!!

LynDee Lombardo said...

Some many beads, so little time.

Deb said...

I've been buying beads now for a while....this DVD would probably be just the kick in the pants that I need to USE them!

rebecca said...

Looks like great fun. She is coming to West MI in the spring. I have already signed up. Thanks for the review!!

Suzanne Sanger said...

I'd love to learn to be more over the top with my beading!

Lydia said...

Am intrigued. Would love to learn from the master.

Cathy W said...

I enjoy beading ... in little bits & small enhancements. I'd love to learn more & to be inspired!

Tobi said...

I saw the preview of her DVD, looks like it would be inspiring.

laurak said...

If I don't win it, I'll have to buy it - lyric's tutorial looks wonderful. Looking forward to your presentation in St. Louis!

Lynn said...

I popped over from Lyric's blog. I'd love to win her new beading DVD!

Donna Becker said...

Wood, glass, shell, crystal,carved nuts, metal, acrylic, resin, paper or fabric -- BEADS! I love 'em all! I've been collecting beads for years, using them on cross-stitched and embroidered pieces and, now, on quilts. Would be delighted to have a copy of Lyric's new book. Thanks for the head's up.

Sewgirl said...

I am just trying my hand with beading and would love to win a copy of Lyric's DVD to know how do it right...right now I'm sort of winging it, based on what I see on other quilts. Thanks for the chance to win!

Marilyn said...

I would bead it like I mean it ;-)

liberal sprinkles said...

This looks like fun, thanks for the chance to win it!
liberalsprinkles at gmail dot com

Deborah said...

This looks like a great DVD! I'd love to win one!

Anne-Marie said...

This book is something I would love to have! My beading stash is ready for it!

Anne-Marie said...

Oops! I mean dvd! That's what happens when you do 2 things at the same time!

Diane J. Evans said...

Oooh, I hope I'm not too late to try and win this great DVD -- can you count me in?? This looks like great fun, Laura!

Diane

Quiltrobin said...

I love beads - can't get enough of them - and I would just love to win this DVD. The work is beautiful.

California Fiber artist and composer said...

It is not yet midnight in ca and I would love to learn to bead

Hannele said...

I wouldn't say I'm abead-a-holic, but I do have beades in my stash...

Debbie said...

I have Lyric's Sampler DVD and her book, so it would be nice to add this to the collection!

Linda said...

The more I read the reviews, the more I realized that this DVD is what I need to inspire me.

Midge said...

I have been trying to win this book for days now....my plan is to bead the dome of our Washington State Capitol Building ! ! ! But... I will need lots of help!

Carolyn said...

Laura,
Thank you for the opportunity to win the DVD on beading. Beads and thread add wonderful dimension to artwork. I hope I'm the lucky one! Thank you for your fun and informative blogging!