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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457: painting birds and stones

I have been painting like crazy, which is awesome because it is one of my favorite things to do.

I will be doing some more of the beachy Cap-Cod inspired stuff for galleries, but for this week I am just playing and going with whatever comes out.

I am a little bit escared to say this out loud, but I am planning to list these on etsy when they are done.

yeah, birds and stone shapes. what can i say? that's what's coming through!

sometimes with melty flowers:


sometimes with brainwaves:

but sometimes still houses show up:

and lots of layers and scratchiness, of course:






a unicorn:

I  am hoping to finish them up this weekend and list them next week. Will keep you posted!





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    Lovely Site, Keep up the good job. Thank you so much.

Reader Comments (7)

I love them! I especially love two in the last photo. I can't wait to see more! xoxo
March 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHeather
I am totally digging your work! excellent! YAY!
March 16, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteroriginal cindy
I'd love to get an idea of how big these are. Can you photograph them next to something that shows the scale? I suppose you could list their size, but I am more of a visual person. ;-)

Great work!
March 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMrs D
Love! These! So! Much! Especially Birdy McBrainwaves there. Like an avian lama. No, not llama, lama. Ha. An avian llama would just be silly.
March 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBeth Dunn
these are great. i love your color choices as well :)
March 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea
lovely ... blue bird with orangey flowers is making me feel happy : )
March 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBonnie S.
March 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSuddenly Sahm

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