25 Square in a Square Quilting Designs


Looking for quilting ideas? Here are 25 great ways to quilt a Square in a Square!

Add sparkle with these facets. 

Straight line piecing is accentuated with curved quilting. 

Add a little sunshine to your block. 

Circles and lines create great focal points and then move the eye to the next focal area. 

Double lines draw the eye inward.

Geometric quilting contrasts the circle in the center creating strong visual interest. 

Clamshells in the corners frame the block center.

The quilting design crosses into the center square.

Create traditional piecing patterns with the quilting.

Crosshatching in the center draws the eye to the corners.

This quilt design creates a second pattern when the blocks are side by side.

Crosshatching and scallops create a traditional quilting application to feature intricate piecing, paper piecing, or applique.

Double window quilting mimics the block piecing.

When the corners of these blocks meet, the elongated loops join to create a flower.

Classic curved lines with or without the center motif.

The scalloped quilting along the outer edge lends itself to framing sashing.

Use this pattern to create an overall design.

Reduce open space by adding a frame.

The straight-line design takes advantage of spacing.

These triangles tumble creating visual interest.

A classic floral pattern.

Use shapes to divide open space.

When piecing and fabric design are minimal, let the quilting monopolize.

 Curved crosshatching creates a mesmerizing frame for the center square.

Use directional lines to simulate patchwork with quilting.

Looking for more fun patchwork quilting ideas? Try our 25 Nine Patch Blocks.



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Chris K.

Thanks, so helpful! I hope this is the start of a series.