Friday, March 9, 2012

Book Blog Tour!

I am so excited that its finally here! Yipee! The blog tour for my book, Mastering the Art of Fabric Printing and Design is starting on Monday! I can hardly believe it! There are some folks who I really, really admire from blogland who will be part of the tour and I'm just tickled beyond belief and so thankful for their participation. Some of them will even have copies of the book to giveaway so mark your calendars and make sure you visit them over the next 2 weeks :)

Here's the Blog Tour line up! I'll also be posting reminders on Facebook.

Monday, March 12 – A Creative Mint
Tuesday, March 13 – Lena Corwin and Handmade Charlotte
Wednesday, March 14 – Spoonflower and; Print and Pattern
Thursday, March 15 – Centsational Girl
Friday, March 16 – A Stitch in Dye

Monday, March 19 – The Long Thread
Tuesday, March 20 – Fat Quarterly
Wednesday, March 21 – papernstitch
Thursday, March 22 – Julia Rothman
Friday, March 23 – Simply Grove

And I'll be bringing up the rear with a giveaway here on my blog on Monday, March 26 when I'll be giving away a few signed copies!

Indulge me while I get gushy for a second will you? I want to send out so many heartfelt thank yous to all of my blog readers for all of your support and encouragement. You all are just simply the best-est. Its been such an amazing journey for me. I can hardly believe that its only been a few years since this first blog post to having my designs licensed and actually getting a book published. Your support has been so inspiring and unwavering. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. xoxo

And now for a bit of eye candy! Not sure if you spied the phenomenal quilt top over at Film in the Fridge last week? I sent Ashley some of my Llook! Llamas! fabrics (which I self produce and print using Spoonflower) and she created the most outstanding quilt. One of the things that I just adore about Ashley's work is the way she pairs fabric and colors. From these 3 Llook! Llamas! prints:

She created this! Never in a million years would my mind have gone towards that pairing but I think it's genius. So rich a lovely and just perfect for the Llamas, Flapdoodle Hats and the Peruvian Blanekt don't you think?? And I got such a kick out of seeing some of my Circles print in yellow that is produced by Robert Kaufman included in there too! (Such a simple print but so much fun!!)

 Photo by Film in the Fridge

Photo by Film in the Fridge

Photo by Film in the Fridge

The 3 Llook! Llamas! prints are available in my store here. And the coordinating DIY pillow panels are available as well :)


Natalie said...

Hi Laurie

I love these! And it's such a great collection. Gorgeous designs and even more gorg colours. I'm really enjoying your book too!

HoneySage said...

This is one of my daughter's favorite collections! I asked for your book for Mother's Day and she giggled. I think she would like it in the house, also. Thanks for sharing!

Jennie P. said...

I'm putting your book on my Amazon wishlist!!! I want this for my birthday in a few days! I only wish I could be sure my family checks my wishlist. Oh well, I might have to buy it for myself.

Ashley said...

Congrats on the book - it must be so exciting seeing it in book form! And thanks for your sweet mention, and for showing off the new llama quilt. I can't wait to show the finished quilt - we had quite the photo shoot yesterday! :)

Lea said...

Congratulations on your book, it looks very interesting. It is definitely on my wish list!!

Raphaele said...

Ho ho ho, my birthday is sooooo coming up, and you book is sooo on my wish list. Thanks, I can't wait.

Katie @SwimBikeQuilt said...

congratulations on your book! it looks excellent!!!!

sewtakeahike said...

congratulations, Laurie! It looks like your book is awesome and the llamas line is so cute!!

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