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Learning How To Create Seamless Tiled Patterns

Cat and Mouse Pattern

After reading this great tutorial about how to quickly create patterns in Photoshop by Jennifer Morris, I made my own first attempt (above) in just a few minutes. I had WAY too much fun creating this. Next, I'm going to try half drop repeats to make it look less grid-like.

If I was an accomplished seamstress, I'd SO be considering Spoonflower.

(Cross-posted from Sketcharound)

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Yay for all things June. It's my favorite because it's my birthday month

June 21, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterwatches straps

MOIRA Courage and resolution are the spirit and soul of virtue.-Paul Smith Boots icon

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