Texture Gallery: Fabric

These photos have been created by Smashing Magazine readeres in our Smashing Texture Contest. What can you do with them? You can use all textures for both private and commercial projects for free, without any restrictions whatsoever. However, you are not allowed to offer these files for download; please respect the interestes of over 300 participants of our contest. Please also consider the license information attached to the .zip-archives you download from our server. When it comes to usage of textures, different photographers may have different opinions and intentions.

Some .zip-archives also contain further images of the same photographer. The file size of .zip-archives is between 1 and 15 Mb (depending on image resolution) which makes over 700 Mb space storage. This is also a reason why we have decided to not offer all textures in one single archive. It is very likely that due to huge amount of data and manual work some links contain errors — please inform us about them. And sorry for inconvenience.

Bjorn Roetman
my bedroomwindow curtains
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Haris Ferizovic
Beach towels. This photo was taken last summer at Croatian coast in city of Orebic.
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Carlos Santos
Fishing net laid on the sand.
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Malgorzata Bromirska
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Kevin Fales
Striped grey fabric with solid and dashed lines.
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Kevin Fales
Crumpled up towel.
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Fabio Bueno
Kitchen towels.
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Fabio Bueno
Kitchen towel.
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Janosi Atila aka Atirage
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Nurul Amin Russel
These colorful texture images are of a decorative stiched work bed cover; In Bangladesh this kind of work is called Nakshi Katha and it has a long and gloriuos tradional value.
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Elizabeth Vargas Barham
It was taken on my house, on the kitchen. They are cleaner sponge covered with layer of aluminium of color
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Alex Jonatan Ventpap
A green towel in 2 options
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Natália Valle
This’s a skirt that i bought some years ago.
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EH Martuchelli
seat chair
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Anna Matuszewska
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Gerd Wippich
As you can see, it derives from a 70ies hippie shirt I found in the garbage more than 30 years ago. Made from 100% polyester, so all the colors are as pretty as on the first day. I always wanted to paint a wall of my living room with this texture, and therefore kept the shirt in a drawer all the time.
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Amber Slooten
Leather boot.
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Nicholas Roussos
A green jacket hanging up after it got washed.
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David Walker
Textures 3 and 4 are a pair of mystery items from my room, wonder if you can guess?
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Kristen Leigh Turner
These textures come from hi-res scans of novelty synthetic fabrics. The various fiber contents as well as their structures interfered with the scan producing amazing moires, reflections, wrinkles, folds and static.
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Jacob Andreas
A brown rug
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Kory Pence
Photograph of the thread bare curtain in Hotel 31, NYC.
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Nicholas Roussos
An old chair that I inherited from my grandmother.
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Juanma Teixid
Multicolor Handmade Indian Bag
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Matthieu Themans
picture of a seventies textile bag
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Michael Loughran
The webbing on my laundry basket up close and personal. creates an almost 3d effect when step back to gaze upon its glory
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Brian Sloane
This photo was taken at the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival. It is a photo of un-spun wool (roving) that has been dyed many colors. While it may appear to be rough the wool in this photo is very soft to the touch.
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Senthil Kumar
Close up shot of my sisters new dress
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Matthieu Themans
ultraviolet backlighted flag in an dark amsterdam’s coffeeshop
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Anees
when we went to a trip in coonoor, karnataka we visited a fancy store. The shot is an inside view of a lamp shade which was hanging there.
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Alex Jonatan Ventpap
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Artem Krylov
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David Golden
Blue microfiber. Shot for Smashing Magazine Textures Contest on an old Canon Powershot SD400 point-and-shoot.
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Trushar Shah
Carpet
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Hedi Novianto
All my textures are from batik fabric. They are kind of traditional fabric from Java ethnic. The fabric used to wear in special occasions. But nowadays, Batik is very popular among people around the world.
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Charlotte Claypoole
this is a macro of a cool frame I found. I thought it had strong lines and colors.
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Melissa Hie
This texture is of one of my favorite jeans. it has one of the most incredible washes (Rock & Republic Addict wash).
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Andrew Fiorillo
The texture I find is the stitching of denim.
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Jacob Cass
Hole in denim jeans.
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OIeg Milshtein
I’ve included 2 photos of a fabric of a computer chair (same chair) and one close-up photo of my shoe.
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Saul Schmidt Varanda
Picture of the shutters of my bedroom window.
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Roy Tarigan-i’m
This texture came from my mother collection. She come from north sumatra Indonesia,this textile called ULOS and made by hand,Ulos originally use for traditional ceremony such as marriage etc.
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Jacob Cass
Close up texture of an outdoor umbrella.
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Susana Santana
The pattern of a woolen ball of thread.
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Heather Kraft
Layered fabric sewn into a pillow tucked into a baby prison, better known as pillow in playpen.
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Thiru Murugan
Patterns of a Rainbow blanket.
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Andronicus Riyono
A beautiful piece of Indonesian Batik.
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László Krokoska
Deep blue silk texture
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Leszek Pietrzak
This is the photo of my Reserved winter jacket. I took it at my friends flat in the evening – I have used simple table lamp light. Shot with Canon PowerShot A510.
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Sarunas Gruodis
My door carpet
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Paulo Ordoveza
This is a closeup of a Barong Tagalog, the formal national costume of the Philippines. The barong is a thin, transparent overlayer made from a sheer mesh of pineapple-based fibers, embroidered with elegant designs, usually leafy plants and ethnic patterns. I wore this particular barong for my wedding, one year ago this June.
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Milan van Bruggen
Basket close-up
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Giuseppe Scaglione
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Konrad Wohlrab
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deha etabek
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  1. 1

    Heh? I took 5 fabric textures, and I can’t imagine that the quality of them wasn’t good enough to stand next to these.
    Weird. :/

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    Hey ViniMan , I think it is a matter of overload. With so many photos submitted it could not have been a very orderly process! As far as the selection criteria goes.

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    Plz fix..
    Download link for Hedi Novianto‘s texture is wrong (goes to : images/texture-contest/zip/franz_jeitz_texture.zip).

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    As above, can we fix Hedi’s link? I really like the texture

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    Curt Simon Harlinghausen

    February 7, 2009 4:26 am

    Nice collection.

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  7. 7

    GREAT JOB!!!
    I really love the 1st pic!

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    hi. hoe are you. i see your product and i like them… can i work wite u ?

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    hi.how are you. i see your product . i like them. can work wite u?

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  10. 10

    Great job,keep it up.wish you best of lucks.

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    truly! I love em all! :D

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