Evening in the Garden Quilts

Adventures in Fabric Art

Black and White Finish

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IMG_2650Yesterday I finished the Black and White Stars Baby Quilt.  This was a quick, spontaneous little quilt just because I came across that pile of fabrics in my stash.  I liked making the wonky stars enough that I may do another project.

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The binding is a little different:  I matched it to to value of the quilt.  Usually, I would contrast it to act as a frame, but I didn’t want any more busy-ness on this one.

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I used a total of eight different black and white prints (six on the front, plus two additional on the back), as well as black and white Kona solid.

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I tried a new (to me) batting.  It is thicker and heavier than Warm and White.

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It was not more trouble to sandwich or quilt, but I do think it shows off the quilting a little better.

IMG_2658And it produced a very snuggly quilt, as you can see.

Hope you’ve had some great finishes lately.

I’m linking up to Whoop Whoop Friday at Confessions of a Fabric Addict, and to Let’s Make Baby Quilts at Michelle’s Romantic Tangle.
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Author: Valerie

I'm Valerie, also known as Scooquilt. I am passionate about fabric and quilting. My quilts are colorful and modern, but grounded in traditional blocks. My degrees are in Fine Arts and Education. I'm retired from teaching and trying to quilt daily. Reading, gardening, and cats are also important to me.

6 thoughts on “Black and White Finish

  1. I LOVE your quilt. You’ve done a great job on it and it’s definitely a quilt that will be treasured for years.

  2. What a great quilt! Love what you did with the binding.

  3. I adore that black and white quilt. I am going to share this on my Facebook page. I am going to schedule it for June 14. Great job!

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  5. Such a cute quilt, Valerie! I love the black and white! Whoop whoop!!

  6. Oh that is very pretty!!!

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