Posts tagged ‘melissa averinos’

New Release Tuesday: 6/28/11 Part 1

New Release Tuesday is my periodic roundup of new fabric sightings (mostly quilting cottons). These fresh arrivals have started to arrive in fabric shops and are ready to buy. Retailers, as always, if you carry any of these collections, let us know in the comments. Wow, I’ve put this off so long that the new [...]

Preview: Dazzle by Melissa Averinos

Dazzle is Melissa Averino‘s second collection for Andover, which will be shown at Quilt Market next week and be in stores next month. A gorgeous and compact collection (six prints in two color stories, teal and pink). It is quite of hypnotizing, isn’t it? I love the light teal and navy with brown combination, and [...]

Swoon: A Closer Look

Melissa Averinos has unveiled Swoon, her second fabric collection but the first for Andover. There are eight prints in three colorways (moss, teal, and cherry — some of the teal is shown above). She says the main print Garland is her favorite and reminds her of seventies sheets — once I read that I was [...]

Preview: Swoon by Melissa Averinos

The fall/winter previews are starting to roll in! See a sneak peek of Melissa Averinos‘ new fabric collection — her first for Andover — over on her blog. Swoon! Related posts: Preview: Dazzle by Melissa Averinos Swoon: A Closer Look Sugar Snap Preview Preview: Forest Fun by Amy Schimler for Robert Kaufman Fabrics Preview: Innocent [...]

Textile Stew: 7/30/10

First up, the winner of the book City Quilts by Cherri House + a Kona solids fat quarter pack is …. Tricia L. (#279)! Thanks to everyone for all the wonderful comments and for following the tour. Speaking of Robert Kaufman — a lot of interesting stuff going on lately on their blog, the Swatch [...]

Textile Stew: 7/15/10

A textile designer makes the front page of Google! Josef Frank, architect and father of modern Scandinavian design, would have been 125 years old today. New Vintage Lady is showing the fashion and textiles pages from vintage department store catalogs every Sunday. (via Retro Age Vintage Fabrics) Deborah of Whipstitch has an amazing post on [...]

Spring Quilt Market 2010: The Society Page

It took forever, but that about does it for fabric previews from Spring Quilt Market 2010. Phew! But Quilt Market is all about hanging out with friends, putting names to faces, and making devious plans. Once again I suffered from fabric tunnel vision when it came to taking pictures, but here are some of my [...]

Textile Stew: Giveaways Galore

Lots of folks, moved by the holiday spirit, are holding giveaways this week: Heather at A La Mode Fabric is giving away some out-of-print fabrics. (Deadline tomorrow, 12/17/09) The Fat Quarter Shop, in conjunction with Santa!, is holding a clever giveaway. (Deadline is mysterious) Pink Chalk Kathy is giving away a copy of Kata Golda’s [...]

FreeSpirit Fabrics Quilt Market Preview

The FreeSpirit fabrics blog has posted a preview of collections from their new designers debuting at Quilt Market this month. I knew about Melissa Averinos‘ Sugar Snap (previous post), but I didn’t know Project Runway Season 1 winner Jay McCarroll was also debuting his first quilting cotton collection. He paid homage to quilting and handknitting [...]