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. I have another craft book coming out in Spring 2014. I am a lifelong painter. I am a Cape Codder, good listener and lover of pie. I love yoga and roller derby. Let's be friends!


 

 

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Friday
Aug102012

465: more longarm quilting and mermaid boobs

I spent the afternoon on my friend's longarm!

This time I was actually practicing stuff, for the most part.

I tried it in and out of different modes. You can see above on the right how some of the stitches got really long. Need to work on timing.

Loops are wicked fun:

I even tried some freehand straight lines. Me! Straight lines!

I was pretty happy with them.

And thiskind of infinity swoopy thing is one of my favorite things to do:

I have been doodling that for years and it is so cool to see it in quilting.

So I went a little cray cray with it and a bunch of other things:

And now, just for you, more Mermaid Boobs:

xo,

Melissa

 

 

Reader Comments (1)

I love it!!! Is a long arm quilter in your future or is it WIKKED EXPENSIVE? You seem to take to it naturally!
August 11, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRuth

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