Hi! I'm Melissa Averinos. 

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I'm a longarm quilter and fabric designer for Andover Fabrics. I wrote Small Stash Sewing. I illustrated The Family Doodle Book. I wrote and illustrated DIY Mason Jars and DIY Wine Corks. I am a lifelong painter. I am a Cape Codder, good listener and lover of pie. I love yoga and gardening. Let's be friends!





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301: melissa averinos, covergirl. (sort of.)

Holy shit, you guys!

That's my studio  on the cover of a freaking magazine! (the link takes you to the post all about the redo.)

It's third STUDIOS issue by Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine. It will be available March 31, 2009 and  I will have a stack of them for purchase at Yummy Goods (the shop) just as soon as they come out! If you are local, let me know if you think you'd buy  one, so I know how many to order!

If you aren't local and want to pre-order it, you can do so here.

xo, m

p.s. oh my god!

Reader Comments (57)

I just preordered it! SO exciting. I can not wait to see it (although the photos can't be better than yours).

Are you still coming up next week? I remembered that it's break and I won't have any kiddos so we can all go thrifting! Email me!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPaper Dolls For Boys
melissa, you don't sound at all excited -- not! congratulations...i am finally trying to start a blog but it is slooooow going...
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpatricia
OHMIGOSH!! I'll definitely pick up my copy at Yummy Goods, so count me in! I'm so excited for you! (1) Your studio is on the cover, and (2) Your photos are on the inside! You're incredible talents are just oozing all over the place! Okay, maybe oozing isn't a very good word.... XO
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterStacey
Oh wow! That is super cool! Your studio really is a great space...congrats!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMellissa - wondermommy
Squeeeeeeee! That is so freaking cool! I can't wait to get my own copy.
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMary
good for you! can't wait to see it!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterbetz
That's so great! Congrats!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterCicada Studio
How cool is that? Good for you!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBJ Lantz
so exciting! can't wait to see the issue!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermolly
Save me a copy!!!!!!!!

Not surprised @ all....you are so talented & deserve it all....just don't leave us peons behind.

Very happy for you Love you See you soon
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterFav Aunt Candee
So cool!!!! IT looks so fantastic too, congrats.
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJane
Congrats! Bet you didn't expect that to happen when you opened your shop. Way to go!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMeredith
Mother fruiten effing cool! I KNEW you'd make the cover when I saw your photos! Congrats on the cover, cover-girl! Can't wait to get my hands on a copy. Or two. Or three. Or four... I will definitely be ordering my copies from you! xoxo, m
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterhappy zombie
This is a well deserved covergirl-ness! Congrats!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjamie
Wahoooo!!!!! I get those issues all the time anyway, but I am SO pre-ordering this time!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKathleen C.
Wow! congrats :) and it looks fabulous by the way!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAlexia
Yaaaaay! Congratulations - and how exciting! Can't wait to get my hands on a copy. Especially after reading your posts about the transformation. Woo-Hoo!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSister Diane
oh wow! that is so freaken awesome! congrats! first the show, now a magazine cover?! what next! :)
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenternatalie
Way to go, Girl! (Sometimes I wonder if you realize how very talented you actually are.) But the rest of us do! Congrats!
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKathryn
That's great, congratulations! I can't wait to see what comes in the future for you.
February 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterElizabeth H

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