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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444: Dazzle! My new collection for Andover Fabrics

I am super excited to share my newest line with you!

Dazzle is a  tight little collection of 6 prints in two colorways with a total of 16 skus. I am pretty sure it will be shipping to shops around the beginning of June, but I will get back to you on that.

First up, the teal colorway.

Large scale allover tossed, unofficial name- Jewel:

Medium-scale, unofficial name - Vine:

Medium scale--- Circles:

Medium-smallish scale, unofficial name - Shadow Stripe:

Small scale tonal coordinates ---- Flowers:

Small scale coordinate ---- Basketweave:

 And now, the pink colorway! (You knew there would be a pink colorway, didn't you?)




Shadow Stripe:




Of course I love the main prints, but I am super excited about the tonals/coordinates too! I think they would make an awesome quilt just on their own.

How would you use these prints?




ps just realized I said 'super excited' twice in this post.

Reader Comments (27)

I'm super excited as well! Great work, as usual! Look forward to seeing it "for real".
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterj. caroline
Oooh- cannot wait to see these in person. I'm loving the pink jewel.
Fantastic! Especially love the tonal coordinate flowers in teal. Well done!
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFiona Ballard
These are so pretty! *love*
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJill
Love those basket prints especially. Another gorgeous line.
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl
So cute! I especially love Circles in the pink colorway, but I also really like the basketweave print in all colors.
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCait
fantastic line!!! so many good blenders for the boys... i can't wait to buy it up! ;)

X, H
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterheather
Love it!! I especially love the tone on tone floral prints. I can already see my kids dancing around in skirts made of them. Really, awesome work. I love this line and can't wait to get my hands on it!!
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNicole
These are fantastic. I especially love the grey basketweave & circles. {{luv!}} I've lost touch for a while and didn't know you were designing fabrics. How long have you been doing that now? Wishing you well and much success with your fabric line(s).
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLeslie
Gorgeous! I'll quilt with them for sure, but I'd love home dec weight so I could make stuff for the shop too.
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered Commentercaro
I love the rich, jewel colors - beautiful!
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDeanna
oh my goodness...i ADORE your basketweave prints...thanks so much for 4 colors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJenny
I love them!!!! I can't wait to get some and make a quilt with it. uncle Stephen loves them too.
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRose Mary
Dazzle rocks!
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJessica Levitt
I love the colors and patterns of these fabrics the yellows and pinks are my favorite, gotta have some...
April 25, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSally Johnson
Oooo - I love "Circles" - I could totally see that on an adorable high-backed love seat!

You're so talented! Such great work - I love it! :)
April 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMelissa
Gorgeous gorgeousness! I adore how the basketweave plays off the florals. So excited to see these!
April 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSister Diane
Gorgeous! That Shadow Stripe is yummy!
April 26, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterViolet Craft
I so can't wait to get my hands on some of these! Of course I always love your large-scale prints, but I'm most excited for the tonal flowers and basketweave. For some reason I'm really digging prints like that right now.
May 1, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSheila
wow you have been one very busy bee! These are gorgeous! :) Some of these would look absolutely lovely covering office chairs, redone old chairs (you know, wooden ones painted brights with new cloth covered seats/backs) or for other home decor uses. Or accent pillows. Or totes. Or...
May 9, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterPink Sky

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