Marsha's Comments: If you want to understand how to use black & white fabrics, what value means, and how to use it effectively, you'll want to add this book to your sewing or quilting library. I really like this book & refer to it often.
Expect the unexpected in this wonderful new collection of black-and-white quilts from the founder of Cross Cuts Patterns. This refreshing take on the use of positive and negative values is sure to be a hit with modern quilters everywhere. Black is white hot in quilts today. The vast array of black-and-white quilt fabrics available over the last few years is the canvas for the patterns in this great book. The author uses these special fabrics to create a dynamic look perfect for the style-savvy quilter. This is no-stress quilting at its finest! Over a dozen great patterns will tickle any quilter's fancy. Sparkling accent colors of red, blue, green, and beyond add pizzazz to these unique and charming black-and-white themed quilts. Patterns are paper or foundation pieced, with colorful names such as WINTER PINES , SNUGGLETIME, HEMAN , SLAP HAPPY , and many more. Each pattern comes with yardage requirements and detailed instructions. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced quiltmaker, there is something for everyone.