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Black and White

Imagine your own colours; or no colours at all!

365 Quilt B&W

Here’s a line drawing of the 2017 365 Challenge Quilt. Feel free to print the image (or the 365 Challenge Quilt – line drawing) and play with your own colours.

central medallion line art

Line Art
Click on the image; Feel free to save/print the larger version in the new window, and play with your own colours.

Central Medallion

Original Colours

Central medallion union blues

Barbara Brackman’s Union Blues

One I prepared earlier …



Because the original design is in roughly complementary colours, tweaking the colour tends to produce other complementary combinations.

Blues and Browns

The original colours are shown to the right, in simple colours rather than fabrics. Here’s the opposite of the original (blues in the middle, browns in the borders):

Colour 2

… and here’s what it looks like in Moda Fabrics Union Blues by Barbara Brackman:

Union Blues

Pinks and Greens

Colour 4

Pink with the volume turned up:

Colour 7

Purples and Greens

Colour 1

Colour 3


With less emphasis on the internal borders:

Colour 8

Blue and green should never be seen?

Colour 9

Teal and red:

Colour 6