Melissa Averinos paints, makes quilts, and writes craft books.
She won a Judge’s Choice Award at QuiltCon 2015 for her quilt ‘face #1’ and won Best In Show at QuiltCon 2016 for her quilt ‘My Brother’s Jeans’.
Melissa travels nationally to teach her signature class Making Faces with Melissa at quilt shops, guilds and retreats such as QuiltCon and Craft Napa. Melissa’s first coloring book for C&T Publishing, Awesome Town, was released in September of 2016.
Melissa’s newest fabric collection YUMMIES for Me+You will debut at Fall Quilt Market 2016.
Melissa loves Atomic Fireballs, pie, unicorns, rust, gardening, yoga, thrift shopping, sad songs, snail mail and summertime. A self-described imperfectionist, Melissa loves heartfelt hugs and is a good listener. She lives on Cape Cod with her Adorable Husband (Stuart) and their two golden retrievers (Max and Beau).
Visit her at www.melissaaverinos.com.