I have recently decided that I love black and white quilts. They always seem to look crisp and clean. I got to quilt one last month that the has dalmation print Minkie as the backing fabric. Boy does Minkie shed. I must have lint brushed that quilt 40 times to try to get the fibers off the front. I like the weight that they Minkee gives the quilt. The texture is just makes you want to cuddle with it.Anything But Boring. Janice does a terrific job designing her patterns. I did not even recognize the pattern at first because it looks so different made out of black and white.