Thursday, 30 October 2008

black & white quilts

I have been looking online for some black and white quilt inspiration and here are some of the quilts that I found.The top quilt is from Eleanor McCain. I adore the stark simpilicity and the stron graphic statement this quilt makes.
The other three quilts are from Mary Lee Bendolph, one of the most prolific quilters of the Gee's Bend quilters. There is a book out now just about her quilts called "Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Quilts, and Beyond". She is one of the few Gee's Bend quilters who is still going strong and her quilts continue to amaze and inspire me. The book can be found at and

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