Melissa Averinos Lecture & Workshop in MAY 2016


We are so excited to have Melissa Averinos visit the NJMQG in May!

The Trunk Show and Talk on May 13th will be open to the public (Free to NJMQG Members and $5 for non-NJMQG members).

** Online registration for the May 14th workshop will begin for NJMQG members on Monday, April 11th at 7pm via a blog post where you will find the link to register. Registration will open to non-members on Monday, April 18th if any of the 20 spots remain open.

:: About Melissa ::

averinos 2016 headshot

Melissa Averinos paints, makes quilts, designs fabric, 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 loves Atomic Fireballs, pie, unicorns, rust, gardening, yoga, thrift shopping, sad songs and summertime. Melissa is an imperfectionist, a hugger and a good listener. She lives on Cape Cod with her Adorable Husband Stuart and their two golden retrievers.


:: The Trunk Show and Talk ::

Free to NJMQG members, $5 for visitors

WHEN:  Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7pm

Where: LDS Church, 209 Mountain Ave, Caldwell, NJ

Melissa with share her path as an artist/quilter/fabric designer!

:: Full Day Workshop: ‘Making Faces’ ::

Limited to 20 Students

making faces

WHEN:  Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$65 for NJMQG members (registration starts April 11th), $75 for non-members (registration starts April 18th)

Where: LDS Church, 209 Mountain Ave, Caldwell, NJ

Melissa’s signature class on raw edge appliqué faces! This class was recently taught at QuiltCon 2016! Includes comprehensive lesson on drawing and understanding facial features, instruction and inspiration for creating the face in fabric, short contour drawing lesson to inform the thread sketching experience. All levels. No drawing experience necessary.



2 thoughts on “Melissa Averinos Lecture & Workshop in MAY 2016

  1. I am HOPING to get into this workshop!! Not a member but I will have my fingers crossed 😊✂️😊

    • 🙂 We are very excited to have Melissa come visit! Can you make it to the Trunk Show & Talk? It’s on Friday, May 13th at 7pm and it’s open to the public. $5 for non-members.

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