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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417: strikeoffs are here!

Oh, you guys. The fabric looks so good.

And it feels so good!

There are three colorways.

Colorway 1, greens:

I'm kinda crazy for the mix of greens, yellows, orange, gray, cocoa and eggplant.

Colorway 2 is blues:

The blues have some delicious salmon in there.

And of course, Colorway 3 is pinks and oranges with brown:

And cream, butter and olive. (Sounds like dinner!)

I'm so happy to be with Andover! The whole process has been simple, friendly and supportive. I have been waiting a very long time to see these designs on fabric and I couldn't be happier with how they came out.

Wanna know the name of the collection?





Reader Comments (46)

Aww, congratulations!!! I love the bright colors. Can't wait for a proper reveal!!!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRosy Lady
I LOVE it Melissa! Ole to you!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Glover Good
Wow, that's got to be so incredible to see your name on the salvage! They are lovely, I can't wait to make some aprons with your yummy fabric!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterModern June
Love that salmon color with the blues. YUM!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChelley Black
Lookin' good!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJamie
These look delicious--dinner, indeed! So excited for your move, and for your new collection--congrats!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDeborah
How exciting! Very tantalizing sneak peak. When do we get to see them in all their glory?
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterFiona Ballard
I love them all!!!! And the name sums it up perfectly...Swoon, indeed!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHeather
OoooooOOOoo!!! I love the pink/orange colorway!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBethany
Oh yes - swooning here!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMary on Lake Pulaski
Aw, wow, these prints are so gorgeous! I really love all three colorways, but would say the blue is my favorite. Especially love the blue and salmon! What a fun name you gave this collection. Can't wait till it hits the stores. Congrats to you!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTerriaw
Swoon!!! These are fabulous. Can't wait to see them in person.
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTammy
Congratulations! I'm sure that your new collection will be a bestseller!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJulianna
When will it be in stores? I know my local fabric store will stock it!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRobin
Oh, Oh, Oh.......cocoa and eggplant! *Swoon*

*S*.......such great news!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSequana
Can't wait to see them. Greens are fabulous :D!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterelena
Love love love the greens!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie G
OMG it's fabulous! So happy for you!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBusty LaRue
Congratulations! I especially love the pink, orange and brown together.
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHolly
I love love LOVE the first set of colors!!
August 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCaroline

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