Art Quilt Portfolio blog tour & giveaway!!

June 04, 2013, 14:55 pm  Posted by Lark

Throughout the month of June, we’re celebrating Martha Sielman’s latest project, Art Quilt Portfolio: People & Portraits. Filled with stitched portraits, appliqued memorials, and photograph-quality quilted imagery, People & Portraits presents the work of 21 featured artists and seven spectacular galleries — happiness, contemplation, community, icons, family & friends, work, and play — revealing a rich variety of techniques, styles, and creative visions.

Join us as we celebrate this stunning compilation! Follow along the tour for book giveaways, interviews with Martha and some of the featured artists, insights from the artists, and more. To get things started, we’re hosting a giveaway today (read below for more info).

Blog Tour Schedule
June 4th – LarkCrafts.com kickoff – you’ve arrived!

June 5th – Sarah Ann Smith

June 6th – Maria Elkins

June 7th – Laura Wasilowski

June 9th – Katherine McNeese

June 10th – Cheryl Sleboda

June 11th – Linda McLaughlin

June 12th – Kathy Nida

June 13th – Marilyn H. Wall

June 14th – Janice Paine Dawes

June 16th – Pamela Price Klebaum

June 17th – Deborah Boschert

June 18th – Lisa Chin

June 19th – Sue Bleiweiss

June 20th – Leni Wiener

June 21st – Sherry Davis Kleinman

June 24th – Cheryl Lynch

June 25th – Lesley Riley

June 26thStephanie Forsyth

June 30th – Pat Kumicich

And now for the good stuff! Comment on this post for a chance to win a copy of both books in the Art Quilt Portfolio series: The Natural World and People & Portraits. Simply leave a comment on this post by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 6, 2013. One winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries on Friday, June 7. Click here for the official rules. Thanks to everyone who commented! This giveaway is now closed: a winner has been selected and contacted. Please follow along the blog tour for more chances to win!


26 Responses

    Susan K says:

    Oh my gosh! What I would give to have that book ( better yet, that talent!). The cover is stunning!

    Rachel Bates says:

    I like the new trends in art quilts as well as traditional.

    Anonymous says:

    Portraits are fascinating.

    Anonymous says:

    Portraits are fascinating.

    Linda Meyers-Gabbard says:

    I would love to win these awesome books for my mom. She is an avid quilter and crafter. She would get yesrs of enjoyment from these books.

    Ladyblueeyez1960 (at)(aol)(dot)(com)

    Linda Meyers-Gabbard says:

    I would love to win these awesome books for my mom. She is an avid quilter and crafter. She would get yesrs of enjoyment from these books.

    Ladyblueeyez1960 (at)(aol)(dot)(com)

    Beth T. says:

    I have both of these books, and they are among my favorites. I have given sets as gifts to both artists and quilters, and they’ve been received with enthusiasm. I would absolutely love to win this giveaway; I know just the person with whom I’d share it.

    Becky says:


    Anonymous says:

    I would love to do more in art quilting and these books would be a wonderful way to get started. I look forward to the hop and learning more about the books.


    Maureen Mc says:

    These looks like wonderful books and my friend Trish Johnson has a quilt in People and Portraits, so I would dearly love to win them! Many thanks for the opportunity.

    Katherine Sands says:

    I missed getting in this tour, but I also wrote a review of the book on my blog at http://www.katherinesands.wordpress.com

    Clairan says:

    These are beautiful books, well written, well photographed and well produced. Bravo!

    Jana says:

    Beautiful work. Lark books on quilting have a special place in my sewing room.

    Beth B says:

    I would love to win these books and try to take my work up a few notches. Thanks for the chance to win.

    Carol Moore says:

    What a beautiful interpretation!

    Willa says:

    These would be welcome additions to my library!

    Irene says:

    It looks to be a most interesting book, with a great variety of artists

    Joyce Mitchell says:

    I love quilt books – thanks for the chance to win.

    jam says:

    I checked this out of the library as soon as I learned of it. Wonderful! Engaging! Inspiring! So I signed up for a fabricating faces workshop to learn more; get started and then the book!! Hope to win it. So I am in it. ;}

    Sarah C says:

    These are nice books!

    Christina in Cleveland says:

    What a grand tour! I adore this idea and the inspiration is magnificent.
    Thanks so much,
    Christina in Cleveland

    regina dunn says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win these two wonderful books! What a great idea to have a blog tour.

    Kim Reid says:

    I would love a chance to win these beautiful inspiring books, thanks!

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    Beautiful and inspiring!

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