Feathered #1324
 Unknow  CC BY-SA 3.0

This is sort of fresh, but still feels a bit old school.

Source Martuchox

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Light [email protected] #696
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

Submitted as a black pattern, I made it light and a few steps more subtle.

Source Andy

Decorative divider 285 #1847
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'In an Enchanted Island', William Mallock, 1892.

Source Firkin

Parquet flooring pattern #2427
 Red  CC 0

A seamless pattern recreated from an image on Pixabay. It is reminiscent of parquet flooring and is formed from a square tile, which can be recovered in Inkscape by selecting the ungrouped rectangle and using shift-alt-I together.

Source Firkin

Colourful background 32 #2173
 Colorful  CC 0

Colourful background achieved with gradient fills.

Source Firkin

Stone Wall & Red #1505
 Red  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Textured Paper #1130
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

You know I love paper patterns. Here is one from Stephen. Say thank you!

Source Stephen Gilbert

Floral background 7 #2225
 Yellow  CC 0

A floral background formed from numerous clones of flower 117.

Source Firkin

Fruit on a branch #1969
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Line and form', Walter Crane, 1914.

Source Firkin

Pattern & Plywood #1347
 Wood  CC 0

CC0 for Free, hope you like it.

Source Yethiel

Floral #1676
 Paper  CC 0

Paper-Wallpaper. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

[email protected] #846
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

A mid-tone gray pattern with some cement looking texture.

Source Hendrik Lammers

Fabric pattern 2 (colour 4) #2393
 Fabric  CC 0

Not a pattern for fabrics, but one produced from a jpg of a stack of fabric items that was posted on Pixabay. The tile that this is based on can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Patterned Pale Orange Background #1314
 Orange  CC BY-SA 3.0

You may use it as is, or modify it as you like.

Source V. Hartikainen

Metal Pole Rusty & Green #1653
 Metal  CC 0

Metal-Rusty. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Zig-zag pattern 4 #2415
 Grid  CC 0

A seamless pattern based on a rectangular tile that can be retrieved in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift-alt-i.

Source Firkin

Stone Wall & Yellow #1490
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Background pattern 320 (colour 2) #1829
 Dark  CC 0

Formed by distorting a JPG from PublicDomainPictures

Source Firkin

Beige Stripes #938
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A repeating background of beige (or is it more vanilla yellow) textured stripes. One more background with stripes.

Source V. Hartikainen

Noise Lines #897
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Lovely pattern with some good-looking non-random noise lines.

Source Zucx

[email protected] #351
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

Looks like a technical drawing board: small squares forming a nice grid.

Source We Are Pixel8

Background pattern #2000
 Dark  CC 0

Seamless pattern formed from a tile that can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i

Source Firkin

Cover Red #1282
 Red  CC 0

Zero CC tileable hard cover red book, scanned and made by me. CC0

Source Sojan Janso

Background pattern 226 (colour 2) #2320
 Green  CC 0

A seamless pattern from a tile made from a jpg on Pixabay. To get the tile select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift-alt-i.

Source Firkin

Binding Light #1136
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Light gray version of the Binding pattern that looks a bit like fabric.

Source Newbury

"Brown Stone Wall" #1026
 Stone  CC BY-SA 3.0

A free seamless background texture that looks like a brown stone wall.

Source V. Hartikainen

Candyhole #356
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

It’s a hole, in a pattern. On your website. Dig it!

Source Josh Green