CC0 textures, backgrounds.
From a drawing in 'Art Embroidery', M.S. Lockwood and E. Glaister, 1878.
Not a flat you live inside, like in the UK – but a flat piece of cardboard.
Gamedev - Wood Textures. CC0 License.
Source Davit Masia
The tile can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i. Remixed from a drawing in 'Flowers of Song', Frederick Weatherly, 1895.
You could get a bit dizzy from this one, but it might come in handy.
Source Dertig Media
Negative version of the original
Number 4 in a series of 5 beautiful patterns. Can be found in colors on the submitter’s website.
Source Janos Koos
A seamless pattern based on a square tile that can be retrieved in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift-alt-i.
The A – Z of Subtle? Up to you.
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.
Design drawn in Paint.net, vectorised using Vector Magic and finished in Inkscape.
Seamless pattern formed from a key and lock.
The image depicts a seamless pattern of pine tree leaves.
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Washi (和紙?) is a type of paper made in Japan. Here’s the pattern for you!
This could be a hippy vintage wallpaper.
Source Tileable Patterns
From a drawing in 'In an Enchanted Island', William Mallock, 1892.
Gamedev - Floors Textures. CC0 License.
Source Davit Masia
Not sure what this is, but it looks good!
Source Josh Green
Remixed from a drawing in 'Works. Popular edition', John Ruskin, 1886.
This is sort of fresh, but still feels a bit old school.
Remixed from a drawing in 'Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads', Ernest Suffling, 1892. The tile this is based on can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i
Alternative colour scheme. 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.
A large (588x375px) sand-colored pattern for your ever-growing collection. Shrink at will.
Source Alex Tapein
Can never have too many knitting patterns, especially as nice as this.
Source Victoria Spahn
Metal-Plain or Painted. CC0 License.
Tile available in Inkscape using shift-alt-i on the selected rectangle
Prismatic Dots Background 8
Dark pattern with some nice diagonal stitched lines crossing over.
It is what it is, sandpaper.
Source Atle Mo
Alternative colour scheme.