Black and White Shabby Chic. This could be achieved with a Disappearing 9 patch using the solid black as the center square and the white as the 4 alternating squares . which would make this go by wayyyy quicker.
Don't be afraid to use free quilt block patterns to try something new. This Wishing Stars Quilt Pattern will help even your loftiest dreams come true. Quilt designs don't get any more unique than this. You will love wrapping up in this quilt.