Light square grid pattern, great for a “DIY projects” sort of website, maybe?
Source Rafael Almeida
Alternative colour scheme
Floors-Tiles. CC0 License.
This is a remix of "blue wave-seigaiha".I hope this subtle color version of Seigaiha would be suitable for background .
Not so subtle. These tileable wood patterns are very useful.
From a drawing in 'Navigations de Alouys de Cademoste.-La Navigation du Capitaine Pierre Sintre', Alvise da ca da Mosto, 1895.
Prismatic Geometric Pattern Variation 2 With Background
This background pattern contains a texture of yellow wood planks. I think it looks quite original.
Source V. Hartikainen
So tiny, just 7 by 7 pixels – but still so sexy. Ah yes.
Source Dmitriy Prodchenko
Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.
A smooth mid-tone gray, or low contrast if you will, linen pattern.
Source Jordan Pittman
Sharp pixel pattern looking like some sort of fabric.
Hey, you never know when you’ll need a bird pattern, right?
Source Pete Fecteau
A seamless pattern created from a square tile. To get the tile, select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.
Super tiny dots and all sorts of great stuff.
A background tile of dark textile. Made this a long time ago and just now decided to publish it.
Source V. Hartikainen
A huge one at 800x600px. Made from a photo I took going home after work.
Source Atle Mo
A very slick dark rubber grip pattern, sort of like the grip on a camera.
And some more testing, this time with Seamless Studio. It’s Robots FFS!
Source Seamless Studio
A pattern formed from a photograph of a 16th century ceramic tile.
To get the tile this is based on select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.
Light honeycomb pattern made up of the classic hexagon shape.
Source Federica Pelzel
Psychedelic Geometric Background No Black
Created as a PNG in Paint.net and vectorised
Number 3 in a series of 5 beautiful patterns. Can be found in colors on the submitter’s website.
Source Janos Koos
As simple and subtle as it gets. But sometimes that’s just what you want.
CC0 and a seamless pattern from a tile drawn in Paint.net .
It’s an egg, in the form of a pattern. This really is 2012.
Source Paul Phönixweiß
Prismatic Abstract Geometric Background 4
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.