Black and White Beauty

B&W 3 heARTsCreations

Black and White fabric – love, love, love! Because of that love, I have had lots of scraps. I’ve used B & W in lots of quilts, as an accent, but wanted this one to be just B & W and began cutting lots and lots of 2 1/2″ squares. Luckily, I have a cutting machine!

buckeye beauty block

I chose the Buckeye Beauty block – simple but dramatic, especially with this color choice. For the half square triangles, I used a white on white polka dot and plain black. Two four patches and two half square triangles = great effect!

Interestingly enough, towards the end I needed a handful more of B & W that read light. Great quilt friend to the rescue (thanks Jean!).


B&W 2 heARTsCreations

I was all set to do a black border and binding until I ran across the black and white large polka dots in one of my bins – and I love it! I pulled a black and white piece of yardage out for the binding and my Black and White Beauty is complete.

B&W heartscreations

Side Note:  No, the black and white bin is not empty. It’s also no longer stuffed full!


9 responses »

  1. Connie Kresin Campbell

    Beautiful quilt!

  2. Gorgeous quilt!

  3. would love to win the batiks

  4. Love the black and white quilt

  5. I love black and white quilts. Nice job.

  6. I love black and white and this one is so pretty.

  7. Lovely quilt!!

  8. What a beautiful quilt!

  9. Have always wanted to do a black and white quilt and have uh collected fabrics for it for a couple of years, so it’s about time right? Yours is gorgeous, nice to see how great this block looks in an entire quilt!


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