Masters Art Quilts, Vol. 2 – blog hop and giveaway!

August 16, 2011, 16:15 pm  Posted by Lark

We’re so excited about the release of Masters Art Quilts, Vol. 2 by juror Martha Sielman. This inspiring collection features the work of masterful quilt artists and is chock full of inspiration! To celebrate, we’ll share insights from Martha, post some of our favorite images from the book, and go on a little blog hop! That’s right: follow along to the blogs listed below on the appropriate days for multiple chances to win a signed copy of the book. And scroll down for details about how you can enter to win right here, on LarkCrafts.com.

8/17: Terry Grant-www.andsewitgoes.blogspot.com
8/18: Linda Teddlie Minton-fiberreflections.blogspot.com
8/19: Cheryl Sleboda-blog.muppin.com
8/22: Terri Stegmiller-http://stegart.blogspot.com
8/23: Stephanie Forsyth-thefibernation.blogspot.com
8/24: Janice Paine Dawes-http://thedistoriatedquilter.com/
8/25 Karen Stiehl Osborn-http://stiehlosborn.blogspot.com
8/26: Kathleen Loomis-artwithaneedle.blogspot.com
8/29: Diane Lochala-http://dianedoodles.blogspot.com
8/30: Sue Bleiweiss-http://www.suebleiweiss.com/blog
8/31: Gerrie Congdon-gericondesigns.com/weblog
9/1: Marilyn Wall-http://www.marilynhwall.blogspot.com
9/2: Laura Wasilowsk-http://artfabrik.blogspot.com
9/6: Sherryl Buchler-http://skb2000.blogspot.com
9/7: Cheryl Lynch-http://www.CherylLynchQuilts.blogspot.com
9/8 Deborah Boschert-http://DeborahsJournal.blogspot.com
9/9: Brenda Gael Smith-http://serendipitypatchwork.com.au/

So hop along with us, have fun, help us spread the word, and good luck to you! And don’t forget to check back with us this month for more art quilt inspiration.

Okay… on to the good stuff! An autographed copy of Masters Art Quilts, Vol. 2 can be yours! To enter for a chance to win a signed copy of Masters Art Quilts, Vol. 2, please leave a comment on this post by 9 p.m. EST on Wednesday, August 31st. One winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries and notified by Thursday, September 1st. Comments are now closed for this giveaway and the winner will be announced soon. Thanks to everyone who commented… and be sure to continue following the blog hop for more chances to win a signed copy of Masters Art Quilts, Vol. 2!

Click here for the official rules.

  • asheridan

    I have vol. 1 and would love to add vol. 2 to my collection!  Can’t wait to see it.

  • http://profiles.google.com/melonkelli kelli cree

    So pretty. I love the fish on the cover.

  • Marilyn Fromherz

    I too have Vol 1 and imagine this will be just as great.  It will be on my wish list to get as soon as it is released.

  • Melissa

    A very inspirational-looking book.  Thank you for your generous giveaway

  • Nasly Yadid

    I’m always looking for inspiration in books… this would be a great book to kick-start my fall projects. Thank you for giving it away!

  • Woolensails

    I love art quilts and love books like this for inspiration.
    The cover photos are beautiful.


  • Wendy L Starn

    Volume 1 was amazing!  I would love to win volume 2!

  • jackie w.

    I bought the first one and adore it!

  • Tamie

    This book would be an amazing source of inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Anonymous

    I love “Twelve by Twelve” and think I would find a lot of inspiration from this as well.  

    Thanks so much for the chance to enter.  I’ll be blog-hopping like crazy, too!

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

  • http://www.caseysharpe.com Casey

    This looks absolutely gorgeous, and my mother would adore it too.  I’d love to win a copy.

  • http://www.superdumbsupervillain.com/ superdumb


  • Jamie

    Looks Fabulous!  I love to see beautiful crafts and needlework.. and I’ll bet some of these have some beads (my passion) in them.

  • Pam L.

    Ohhhhhh, I’d love to win a copy of this book!  The inspiration would be so amazing!  Thank you for the chance to win… and for posting the blog hop. I’ve been blog hopping this past week with a group of fiber artists and have such fun!  And now I have 17 more fiber artists to learn about! :-)

  • Willa McNeill

    This appears to be a beautiful book –I have not seen it. It looks like it would call one back for visit after visit.  An ongoing reference book for years to come!

  • Jannav

    Look forward to seeing another outstanding compilation of design and artistry.

  • Jannav

    Look forward to seeing another outstanding compilation of design and artistry.

  • Mary

    This book looks so wonderful!!!

  • Jaye L

    I wrote a review of this book, which you can see at: http://artquiltmaker.com/blog/2011/08/book-review-masters-v-2/ . You can win a book there, too. Directions are in the post listed above above.

  • Cemetz09

    I LOVE this book.  I would love to have it in my library…

  • Allison Coe

    Looks like a great and inspirational quilt.  Would love to win it! 

  • Allison Coe

    Looks like a great and inspirational quilt.  Would love to win it! 

  • Connie

    Yes, I need to add the wonderful book to my resource library!!!

  • Lee

    What a lovely book! thanks for the giveaway.

  • Delight N

    Landscape quilts is my favorite! Very intrigueing and inspiring! Thanks for this chance to win!

  • Velmaef

    Beautiful cover for Master Art Quilts V2. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

  • rickdonna

    Wow, this is a must have!

  • Margietrembley

    This looks like a great book.  Sure it will make it into my collection at my gallery.

  • Jcorrado

    Vol I was great.  Looking forward to Vol II.  Would love to win it.

  • Susan

    Would love to win this book.  I really like the first volume.  Thanks

  • Heather Brown

    This book would be an inspiration.

  • Jocelyn

    This book looks absolutely awesome!  What a fabulous giveaway. Thanks!

  • Debra

    Who wouldn’t love to win this wonderful source of inspiration?

  • Gay Ousley

    This is a fun way to promote Martha’s new book!!  Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy!

  • Judy Morningstar

    Thanks for this opportunity to win this book! I love Volume 1- it is so inspirational!

  • Linda Miller

    What a wonderful give away!  The first book was beautifully presented and a terrific resource..as is this one.  I would love to add it to my library.

  • Usairdoll

    Looks like a beautiful book. It’s just amazing what can be made with fabric, thread and alot of creativity !! Amazing !!

  • Cytel Snyder

    I would love to own a copy of this beautiful book. Thanks for the chance!

  • Michelle

    This is a great site. There is so much to explore and there are so many interesting projects and books. I almost don’t know where to start. Good thing this book is coming out. The first volume was wonderful and I can’t wait to see the second. Thank you for the chance to win.

  • SewLindaAnn

    I love the first volume and am already enjoying this blog hop. It’s so awesome to read about all these people and see their creations. Thanks for the fun! again..

  • Ivymoore

    Beautiful quilts – I love when textile craftwork merges with art – I could stare at these images for days. 

  • http://profiles.google.com/binkiege Bianca Guillen

    Awesome. This volume looks gorgeous. I’ve picked up the volume 1 from the library and admired everything. I can;t wait to see this one.

  • Marlice

    I’m a huge fan of art quilts … my mom quilts and this is my favorite way of connecting and relating to her!!!  I would LOVE to win this book so Mom and I could wander through it together …. creating another memory for a lifetime!!!

  • Nan

    This looks to be a beautifully crafted quilt book. I’d love to take a look, also the first volume! I’d love to share this with my quilt group.

  • Brandt000

    Would love to win the copy–thanks for the chance:)


  • Dotti

    This is a great giveaway.  Thank you!  I would love to have this book as a reference.


  • Kathleen

    The first edition was AMAZING and so inspirational.  I’m looking forward to the second edition with bated breath.


  • Marsy

    Crossing my fingers!

  • janice

    Have enjoyed the first volume so much and would love to win a copy of the 2nd.

  • Ginny

    Amazing book. Crossing my fingers.

  • http://maggi21.wordpress.com Maggi

    I would so love to win a copy of this book. Martha has done such a fantastic job.

  • Lmdesigns

    I’d love to have this book, a good companion to the first one.

  • Carol Howard Donati

    Volume 1 is a feast for the senses that I return to time and time again.
    I am thrilled to have a chance to win a copy of Volume 2!
    Thank you Martha and Lark!

  • http://fulviastudio.blogspot.com Fulvia

    Thanks for this chance.

  • Terry Aske

    I have Masters Art Quilts Vol. 1, and can’t wait to see Vol. 2.  Would love to win it!

  • Imapiecemaker

    I would love a chance to win Vol.2  Thanks for the chance!

  • Susan S

    This looks like a fantastic book.  Thank you for providing an opportunity to win a copy

  • Anne Kendall

    Oh how I’d love to curl up with this book on a lazy afternoon!

  • Sienna

    Lark Books has such a great track record with their books, this one is sure to be as collectable to me and my fellow quilt artists!

  • Amie

    Another Masters book full of inspiration!

  • Llenar Nesnah

    I use these books for inspiration when I get stuck or just need a hit of WOW. Pick me, Pick Me.

  • Gailflig

    Thanks for the inspriation.

  • Marlis Egger

    the first book was amazing. MUST HAVE this one too!

  • Darla Keller

    Would love to have a copy of this 2nd edition.

  • http://jonibeach.com/ joni

    A great collection of art quilts by SAQA artists…joni

  • John

    I really loved volume 1…great job!  I’m looking forward to volume 2 and seeing all the wonderful artists you have chosen.

  • Donna Deaver

    Have the first one. Would love this one! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Belinda

    Oh what an awesome looking book! I’ve been thinking about trying art quilts. Great giveaway!!

  • Donna

    Would LOVE to win a copy of this book!  Hours of inspiration and enjoyment!

  • Maggie Robinson

    Thank you for an opportunity to win this awesome book

  • Maggie Robinson

    Thank you for entering my name in your contest.

  • Leigh

    I would LOVE to have a copy of this book. Crossing fingers…

  • Beth in TN

    Your Masters series books are terrific! I love the size of them especially.

  • Ellen

    I often refer to my copy of the first Master Art Quilts and am eagerly awaiting the second.

  • Diane

    I would love to win a copy of this for my library..

  • R Cullip

    Wow! Those pictures are very cool! I would love to win this book, it’d be so inspiring! :) Thanks for the chance!

  • Debra B

    I’d like to win this book. I have the first volume and love it. Thanks for the opportunity!!

  • Debbiesther

    Yes! I’d like to have this wonderful book! Thanks for counting me in.

  • Karin

    Very Inspiring

  • Veronicaquilts

    I have Vol. I and Vol II will be just as inspiring! Thx for a chance to win a copy!

  • Sandy_Curran

    As a member of SAQA I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE A COPY OF THIS BOOK.   thanks for this opportunity!

  • Sorrell

    What a great book to have for inspiration! :)
    susan sorrell

  • http://profiles.google.com/stipplequilt Connie Campbell

    Looks like a fantastic book, great giveaway!

  • Bonny K.

    Thank you for offering us the opportunity to win a copy of this inspiring book!

  • Nancy

    I would love this book!  Thanks for the offer.

  • nan

    Willing to clear a space right next to Master Quilts 1, on my very crowded bookcase, to fit this one in.

  • Kat

    This book is amazing! So inspiring! Would absolutely love a copy of my very own!

  • Gunilla Börjesson

    I should really love to get this book!
    Gunilla in Sweden

  • Gunilla Börjesson

    I should really love to get this book!

  • Lrjacksonmt

    Looking forward to reading this.  I am seeing a lot of good rports.

  • MarciaW

    Should I be so fortunate as to win this book, it will be my first art quilts book. Would so love to have the inspiration at my fingertips.

  • Joyincloth

    Loved the first Master Quilts book.  I’m sure this one is as good, or better.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_R7QJEG5G75EZKSFSLNMHMEJRGM Leslie

    Pick me, pick me!  My birthday is Thursday, Sept. 1!!!

  • Leigh

    I’d love to win a copy of this book!