Floral background 6 #2226
 Colorful  CC 0

A seamless floral pattern.

Source Firkin

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Soft Wallpaper #95
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

Coming in at 666x666px, this is an evil big pattern, but nice and soft at the same time.

Source Atle Mo

Prismatic Rounded Squares Grid 4 No Background #491
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Rounded Squares Grid 4 No Background

Source GDJ

Mooning #1140
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

The classic subtle pattern. Sort of wall/brick looking. Or moon-looking?

Source Joel Klein

Prismatic Triangular Seamless Pattern III With Background #273
 Dark  CC 0

Prismatic Triangular Seamless Pattern III With Background

Source GDJ

Graphene pattern 1 #2235
 Dark  CC 0

Different from the original in being a simple tile stored as a pattern definition, rather than numerous repeated objects. Hence easy and quick to give this pattern to objects of different shapes. To get the tile in Inkscape, select the rectangle and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Floral background #1976
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'Analecta Eboracensia', Thomas Widdrington, 1897.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 252 (colour 5) #2158
 Light  CC 0

Recreated from a pattern found in 'Az Osztrák-Magyar Monarchia irásban és képben', 1882. To get the tile this is based on select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Decorative divider 245 #2079
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads', Ernest Suffling, 1892.

Source Firkin

Skulls #1302
 Yellow  CC BY-SA 3.0

Not subtle at all, but man – the craftsmanship is ace!

Source Adam

Paisley #1343
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

The name Paisley reminds me of an old British servant. That’s just me.

Source Swetha

Type #276
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

The perfect pattern for all your blogs about type, or type-related matters.

Source Atle Mo

Background pattern 1 #220
 Noise  CC 0

A pattern derived from repeating unit cells each derived from part of a fractal rendering in paint.net.

Source Firkin

Prismatic Floral Pattern 3 Variation 3 No [email protected] #808
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Floral Pattern 3 Variation 3 No Background

Source GDJ

Floral design 98 #1783
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Art Embroidery', M.S. Lockwood and E. Glaister, 1878.

Source Firkin

Gears pattern 4 (colour 2) #2237
 Red  CC 0

A seamless pattern formed from gears.

Source Firkin

[email protected] #706
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Detailed but still subtle and quite original. Lovely gray shades.

Source Kim Ruddock

Interlocking pattern 3 #2406
 Grid  CC 0

A seamless pattern formed from a square tile. The tile can be retrieved by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift-alt-I.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 208 #2465
 Grid  CC 0

A seamless pattern created from a square tile. To get the tile, select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Hexagonal pattern (colour) #2378
 Yellow  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Little Pluses #73
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Subtle grunge and many little pluses on top.

Source Atle Mo

Background pattern 214 (colour 3) #2375
 Green  CC 0

A seamless chequerboard pattern formed from a tile that can be had in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift+alt+i. Alternative colour scheme.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 336 #1721
 Pink  CC 0

Formed by distorting the inside front cover of 'Diversæ insectarum volatilium : icones ad vivum accuratissmè depictæ per celeberrimum pictorem', Jacob Hoefnagel, 1630.

Source Firkin

Prismatic Arrows [email protected] #802
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Arrows Background

Source GDJ

Fish Pattern Background #233
 Noise  CC 0

From PDP.

Source GDJ

Brick texture floor #1704
 Wall  CC 0

Found on the ground in french cafe in kunming, Yunnan, china

Source Rejon

Polaroid #187
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

Smooth Polaroid pattern with a light blue tint.

Source Daniel Beaton

Stone Wall & Gray #1487
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Seamless Cork Board Background #881
 Wood  CC BY-SA 3.0

Here's a seamless brown cork board background texture. Feel free to download or reshare if you like.

Source V. Hartikainen