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Photoshop Patterns - The Ultimate Collection

Quick Summary

Photoshop users can save themselves a great deal of time and end up with better results by taking advantage of readily available freebies, such as brushes, pattern and shapes. With the wide variety and (often) high quality of resources available, whatever you need or are looking for is in most cases already available somewhere. The only problem is that the vast quantity of freebies can make it difficult to track down what you need. Hopefully this collection of excellent Photoshop pattern will help.

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Photoshop users can save themselves a great deal of time and end up with better results by taking advantage of readily available freebies, such as brushes, patterns and shapes. With the wide variety and (often) high quality of resources available, whatever you need or are looking for is in most cases already available somewhere. The only problem is that the vast quantity of freebies can make it difficult to track down what you need. Hopefully this collection of excellent Photoshop pattern will help.

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The resources featured here are all available as downloads in PAT format, which can be placed in Photoshop. In addition to this format, there is also a number of quality resources online for creating or using patterns in other formats that can be used by any program, not just Photoshop. As with any type of freebie, always be sure to check the license or requirements set by the creator.

The List Of Free Photoshop Patterns

Concrete Pattern

Some amazing concrete variations. Great quality!

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Seamless Baby Blue Photoshop Patterns

A free pack of seamlessly tileable patterns in .jpg format as well as a Photoshop pattern (.pat) set.

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25 seamless patterns for Photoshop CS or further.

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8 Free Glitter Effect Patterns

This pack of 8 glitter patterns will help you glam up your designs.

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Cupcake - Photoshop Patterns

Here are some sweet patterns for your layouts.

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Patterns

Some surreal pattern for Adobe Photoshop.

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Paisley Pattern for Photoshop

A colorful pattern in floral design.

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Tileable Stone & Marble Textures

Combo pack of large seamless Tileable Stone, Pavement, and Marble textures.

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Vintage Floral Patterns

Floral tileable seamless Photoshop patterns, converted from asadal free vector patterns.

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Tileable Starfield Photoshop Patterns

Seamless starfield textures in .jpg format as well as a corresponding Photoshop tileable pattern set.

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Patterns Swetty Flowers

Some colorful pattern in floral design.

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Different Pattern

Another flowery pattern with color gradient.

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30 striped patterns

30 striped patterns in this collection.

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Random Vintage

Nice retro patterns with a grunge touch.

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Seamless Colorful Grunge Polkadot Patterns

Colorful Grunge Polkadot patterns in .jpg and Photoshops pattern (.pat) format.

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Grungy Vintage Patterns

High resolution seamless Grungy Vintage textures in Photoshop tileable pattern set.

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Floral Photoshop Patterns

A free set of old fashioned florals photoshop patterns.

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Tileable Classic Nebula Space Patterns

Classic Nebula, Stars and Space textures in tileable pattern (.pat) set.

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Waves

Graphic waves in a drawn, flat design.

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Handmade paper pattern

Different shades of handmade textured paper, and they tile seamlessly.

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Multi Circular Pattern

A pattern of numerous circular shapes.

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Metal Mesh Patterns

Complete set of flattened, tileable metal mesh patterns .

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Vector Patterns

12 vector patterns for Photoshop.

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Paper Pattern

Paper textures in very high resolution.

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Free Leather Patterns

14 leather patterns that you can combine with different textures to make great backgrounds.

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Free Paper Seamless Patterns

A set of 10 free paper seamless patterns.

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Free Backgrounds

This set includes 8 seamless web backgrounds.

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Diagonal Striped Brick

Subtle Diagonal Striped Brick pattern.

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Retro Patterns

9 colorful retro pattern.

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Free Photoshop Grunge Paper Patterns

10 different photoshop patterns in .pat format. It’s a mixed bag with varying image quality.

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Grunge Patterns

Grunge patterns with pattern file and individual images.

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Patterns .17

40 patterns with fabric layout free to use.

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Greyscale Natural Grunge Pat

Seamless Greyscale Natural Grunge textures in .jpg and tileable pattern format.

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Paper Patterns for Photoshop

Free high res paper pattern pack for Photoshop.

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Ornament Patterns

12 Free Ornament Photoshop Patterns.

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Patterns - Metal plates

Here are 10 seamless metal plate patterns for Photoshop, made in Photoshop.

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Patterns .39

Some colorful textures with different patterns.

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PS Pattern - Metal Tiles

10 seamless metal tile patterns for Photoshop,free to use.

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Seamless tileable patterns

Classic Nebula, Stars and Space textures in tileable pattern (.pat) set.

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Waves

Graphic waves in a drawn, flat design.

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Handmade paper pattern

Different shades of handmade textured paper, and they tile seamlessly.

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Multi Circular Pattern

A pattern of numerous circular shapes.

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Metal Mesh Patterns

Complete set of flattened, tileable metal mesh patterns .

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Vector Patterns

12 vector patterns for Photoshop.

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Paper Pattern

Paper textures in very high resolution.

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Free Leather Patterns

14 leather patterns that you can combine with different textures to make great backgrounds.

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Free Paper Seamless Patterns

A set of 10 free paper seamless patterns.

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Free Backgrounds

This set includes 8 seamless web backgrounds.

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Diagonal Striped Brick

Subtle Diagonal Striped Brick pattern.

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Retro Patterns

9 colorful retro pattern.

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Free Photoshop Grunge Paper Patterns

10 different photoshop patterns in .pat format. It’s a mixed bag with varying image quality.

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Grunge Patterns

Grunge patterns with pattern file and individual images.

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Patterns .17

40 patterns with fabric layout free to use.

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Greyscale Natural Grunge Pat

Seamless Greyscale Natural Grunge textures in .jpg and tileable pattern format.

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Paper Patterns for Photoshop

Free high res paper pattern pack for Photoshop.

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Ornament Patterns

12 Free Ornament Photoshop Patterns.

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Patterns - Metal plates

Here are 10 seamless metal plate patterns for Photoshop, made in Photoshop.

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Patterns .39

Some colorful textures with different patterns.

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PS Pattern - Metal Tiles

10 seamless metal tile patterns for Photoshop,free to use.

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Seamless tileable patterns

A set of 3 seamless tileable patterns. Each pattern set is in 4 colors.

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8 Tileable Dark Wood Textures

Free tileable dark wood texture patterns. Includes 16 files.

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Grungy Faded Retro Patterns

11 seamlessly tileable grungy faded retro patterns in .jpg format as well as a pattern set.

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Pixel Art Patterns

This set is in black and white but looks pretty good in color and in lower contrast as well.

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Spotlights

Colored squares form a larger pattern. Beautiful variations are kept in.

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Photoshop Patterns: Subtle Pixels

32 super subtle photoshop pixel patterns.

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Tileable Cloud Patterns and Textures

A free combo pack of large seamless Cloud Textures.

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Simple Abstract Spiral Pattern

A great abstract spiral pattern available in two different colours including black and white.

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Minimal Pattern

12 Free Minimal Web Patterns.

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Japanese Masking Patterns

20 high resolution 1600x1000 patterns.

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Snowflakes Pattern

Three different pattern in two sizes.

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Paisley Pattern

Flowery, geometric forms combined in a large pattern.

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How to Install Photoshop Patterns If you’re unsure how to install and use the patterns featured here, this article explains the simple process.

Photoshop Tutorial: Creating Custom Patterns Hongkiat has a tutorial that demonstrates the steps in creating a simple repeating pattern.

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Creating Patterns in Photoshop CS2 Veerle demonstrates how to use Illustrator and Photoshop to create a seamless pattern.

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BgPatterns A fun and useful tool for creating your own JPG file to use as a repeating pattern.

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Stripe Generator If a striped pattern is what you’re after, this tool will let you create your own any way you like it.

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COLOURlovers COLOURlovers has a great collection of user-submitted patterns for downloading in PNG format.

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