How do you size a triangle in setting?
A—To calculate the size to cut a square for side setting triangles, multiply the finished block size by 1.414 and add 1.25″ for seam allowances. (For example, 10″ block × 1.414 = 14.14 + 1.25″ = 15.39″; rounded up the measurement would be 151⁄2″.)
What is the diagonal of a triangle?
A triangle has no diagonals. A square has two diagonals of equal length, which intersect at the center of the square. The ratio of a diagonal to a side is. A regular pentagon has five diagonals all of the same length.
What does on point mean in quilting?
I also love quilts that are “on point” – meaning the blocks are placed on one of the points, like a diamond, rather that straight . The diagonal lines are a little more dynamic and visually interesting.