Clean gray paper #859
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

On a large canvas you can see it tiling, but used on smaller areas, it’s beautiful.

Source Paul Phönixweiß

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Background pattern 306 (colour 6) #1878
 Colorful  CC 0

Seamless pattern the tile for which can be had by using shift-alt-I on the selected rectangle in Inkscape.

Source Firkin

Wood [email protected] #371
 Wood  CC BY-SA 3.0

One of the few full-color patterns here, but this one was just too good to pass up.

Source Alexey Usoltsev

Prurple Paper #1257
 Paper  CC 0

Zerro CC tillable texture of stones photographed and made by me. CC0

Source Sojan Janso

Double [email protected] #52
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

Horizontal and vertical lines on a light gray background.

Source Adam Anlauf

Ribbon pattern 2 (version 2, colour 4) #2036
 Colorful  CC 0

The tile this is based on can be retrieved by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Cloth & Gray #1621
 Fabric  CC 0

Fabric. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

BO [email protected] #662
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Inspired by the B&O Play, I had to make this pattern.

Source Atle Mo

Page ornament 53 #2060
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'The Canadian horticulturist', 1892

Source Firkin

Red  #1256
 Red  CC 0

Zerro CC tillable texture of stones photographed and made by me. CC0

Source Sojan Janso

[email protected] #110
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

A white version of the very popular linen pattern.

Source Ant Ekşiler

Rice Paper 2 #340
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

One can never have too few rice paper patterns, so here is one more.

Source Atle Mo

Green Fibers #91
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

The green fibers pattern will work very well in grayscale as well.

Source Matteo Di Capua

Gray Dark #1238
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

Free cc0, hope you will like!

Source SliverKnight

Glassy Orange Pattern #1315
 Orange  CC BY-SA 3.0

This pattern comes in orange, and it looks as if it is "made of glass".

Source V. Hartikainen

crissXcross #111
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Dark pattern with some nice diagonal stitched lines crossing over.

Source Ashton

seigaiha subtle color #2278
 Pink  CC 0

This is a remix of "blue wave-seigaiha".I hope this subtle color version of Seigaiha would be suitable for background .

Source Yamachem

Floral divider 3 #1751
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Resa i Afrika, genom Angola, Ovampo och Damaraland', P. Moller, 1899.

Source Firkin

Prismatic Abstract Geometric Background #269
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Abstract Geometric Background derived from an image on Pixabay.

Source GDJ

Maze [email protected] #1047
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Just like the black maze, only in light gray. Duh.

Source Peax

Background pattern 235 (colour 3) #2253
 Pink  CC 0

To get the tile this is formed from select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Blue Stripes Pattern #969
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A textured blue background pattern with vertical stripes.

Source V. Hartikainen

Background pattern 333 (version 2) #1739
 Blue  CC 0

The tile this is formed from can be retrieved in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift+alt+i

Source Firkin

Graphcoders Lil Fiber #729
 Fabric  CC BY-SA 3.0

Tiny little fibers making a soft and sweet look.

Source Badhon Ebrahim

Background pattern 239 #2217
 Red  CC 0

To get the tile this is based on, select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Noisy [email protected] #960
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

This is a grid, only it’s noisy. You know. Reminds you of those printed grids you draw on.

Source Vectorpile

Leafy pattern 4 #1915
 Green  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'Hungary. A guide book. By several authors', 1890.

Source Firkin

Mix & Blue Pattern #1628
 Metal  CC 0

Metal-Plain or Painted. CC0 License.

Source Unknow