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! 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, HE-MAN , SLAPHAPPY , 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.Publisher's Review:Black & White Quilts by Design, by Kay M. Capps Cross, contains 12 contemporary and traditional designs, and includes detailed tips for each project which tell how to add drama and sparkle to quilts with your scrap collections.