Nesting designs are digital designs, often edge-to-edge, that are intended to position into each other. A second row of the design will appear to stitch upwards, higher than the previous row’s lowest point in order to create an all-over look.

Clown Hats Edge-to-Edge Design | Quiltable | Jen Eskridge

Nesting designs do not generally overlap, but it is possible.

Loose Grid Meander Edge-to-Edge | Quiltable | Jen Eskridge