"Pink Bump Dots", Background Tile #1234
 Pink  CC BY-SA 3.0

A free background tile with a pattern of pink bump dots. This background tile is sweet! Moreover, it's designed for use as website backgrounds.

Source V. Hartikainen

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Textured [email protected] #868
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A lovely light gray pattern with stripes and a dash of noise.

Source V. Hartikainen

Rice [email protected] #339
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Scanned some rice paper and tiled it up for you. Enjoy.

Source Atle Mo

Ribbon pattern 2 (version 2, colour 6) #2034
 Pink  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Subtle Carbon #949
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

There are many carbon patterns, but this one is tiny.

Source Designova

Background pattern 234 (colour 2) #2258
 Green  CC 0

Drawn in Paint.net and vectorised in Vector Magic.

Source Firkin

P4 #1111
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

I skipped number 3, because it wasn’t all that great. Sorry.

Source Dima Shiper

Prismatic Abstract Geometric Background 4 #271
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Abstract Geometric Background 4

Source GDJ

Floral background 11 #2044
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'The March of Loyalty', Letitia MacClintock, 1884.

Source Firkin

Retro Circles Background 5 No [email protected] #427
 Noise  CC 0

Retro Circles Background 5 No Black

Source GDJ

Green [email protected] #92
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

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

Source Matteo Di Capua

Repeating Wood Straw Background #887
 Wood  CC BY-SA 3.0

A repeating background with wood/straw like texture.

Source V. Hartikainen

Light Sketch #669
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Nice and gray, just the way I like it.

Source Dan Kruse

Checkered [email protected] #323
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

Simple gray checkered lines, in light tones.

Source Radosław Rzepecki

Background pattern 117 #524
 Noise  CC 0

A seamless pattern drawn originally in Paint.net by distorting a slice of background pattern 116 and copying the resulting triangle numerous times.

Source Firkin

Colourful background #2008
 Colorful  CC 0

Made by distorting a simple pattern using the 'sin waves' plugin for Paint.net and vectorising in Vector Magic

Source Firkin

Wood #49
 Wood  CC BY-SA 3.0

Dark wooden pattern, given the subtle treatment. based on texture from Cloaks.

Source Atle Mo
Based from Cloaks

Background pattern 310 (colour 2) #1861
 Yellow  CC 0

Based on an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by devanath

Source Firkin

Grunge For Surfaces 3 #1400
 Dark  CC 0

Gamedev - Metal Textures. CC0 License.

Source Davit Masia

Prismatic Curved Diamond Pattern 4 No Background #541
 Diamond  CC 0

Prismatic Curved Diamond Pattern 4 No Background

Source GDJ

Triangles pattern #2408
 Brown  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

Floral design 88 #1876
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Cowdray: the history of a great English House', Julia Roundell, 1884.

Source Firkin

Rice Paper #[email protected] #1188
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Oh yes, it happened! A pattern in full color.

Source Atle Mo

Prismatic Groovy Concentric [email protected] #450
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background

Source GDJ

Psychedelic Geometric Background No Black #382
 Noise  CC 0

Psychedelic Geometric Background No Black

Source GDJ

Ice Age #637
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

I asked Gjermund if he could make a pattern for us – result!

Source Gjermund Gustavsen

Elegant Grid #316
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

This is a hot one. Small, sharp and unique.

Source GraphicsWall

Well #1261
 Wall  CC 0

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

Source Sojan Janso