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What are Settings

Settings or quilt settings, refer to the way quilts blocks are arranged and sewn together in a quilt. Some examples are:

  • Straight Set- blocks are set in straight horizontal and vertical rows
  • On Point- blocks are set in diagonal rows
  • Medallion- Blocks and borders are surrounding a center block
  • Sashed or sashing- strips of fabric are between each of the blocks
  • Alternating blocks- Pieced blocks with plain or pieced blocks between them

Benefits of Settings

  • Settings can create secondary designs
  • Sashed settings can increase the size of your quilt

Tools and Supplies for Settings

  • Design wall to layout and view your Settings.
What I Wish I Knew When I Started adjusting the Settings

Trying new SETTINGS can make your quilts more interesting. Using a camera or mobile phone to capture your setting options will help you to decide what you like best.

Settings Resources