Repeating seamless patterns: definitions, free samples, links, and how-tos

Block Repeat

A layout in which the repeating unit appears directly on a horizontal line to the left or right of the original design unit. Also called square repeat, straight-across repeat, and straight repeat.

Example(s) of Block Repeat
An example of a block repeat (foulard)
An example of a block repeat (fleur-de-lis)
An example of a block repeat (straight)
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An example of a block repeat created in SymmetryMill
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