White Plaster #368
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

Sweet and subtle white plaster with hints of noise and grunge.

Source Phil Maurer

 More Textures
Tessellation 15 (colour 2) #2221
 Yellow  CC 0

The unit cell for this seamless pattern can be had in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Wall #4 [email protected] #780
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

I’m starting to think I have a concrete wall fetish.

Source Atle Mo

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

Grunge For Surfaces 10 #1407
 Dark  CC 0

Gamedev - Metal Textures. CC0 License.

Source Davit Masia

Background pattern 225 (colour 3) #2325
 Pink  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Pixel Weave #1154
 Unknow  CC BY-SA 3.0

Clean and crisp lines all over the place. Wrap it up with this one.

Source Dax Kieran

edo pattern-samekomon #2271
 Dark  CC 0

The image depicts an edo-era pattern called "same-komon" or "鮫小紋"which looks like a shark skin.The "same" in Japanese means shark in English.

Source Yamachem

[email protected] #754
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

This is so subtle you need to bring your magnifier!

Source Carlos Valdez

Art deco design #2306
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a jpg on Pixabay.

Source Firkin

Ribbon pattern 2 (version 2, colour 3) #2037
 Colorful  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 [email protected] #922
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

As simple and subtle as it gets. But sometimes that’s just what you want.

Source Designova

Stone Wall & Dark #1494
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Decorative divider 194 #2478
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Friend or Fortune? The story of a strange year', Robert Overton, 1897.

Source Firkin

Atomicfrogs #1670
 Paper  CC 0

Paper-Wallpaper. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Background pattern 248 (colour) #2180
 Yellow  CC 0

To get the tile this is made up from select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Stone Wall & Dark #1544
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Background Patterns - Citrone #248
 Fabric  CC BY-SA 3.0

If you want png files of this u can download them here : viscious-speed.deviantart.com/gallery/27635117

Source Viscious-Speed

Paper #657
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Nicely crafted paper pattern, although a bit on the large side (500x593px).

Source Blaq Annabiosis

Knitted Sweater #1097
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Can never have too many knitting patterns, especially as nice as this.

Source Victoria Spahn

Part of Bayeux Tapestry 1 #2452
 Noise  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Les Chroniqueurs de l'Histoire de France depuis les origines jusqu'au XVIe siècle', Henriette Witt, 1884.

Source Firkin

Floral pattern 9 #2043
 Dark  CC 0

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.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 315 #1845
 Blue  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Wood Texture 2 #1434
 Wood  CC 0

Gamedev - Wood Textures. CC0 License.

Source Davit Masia

Wavy background #2017
 Green  CC 0

A seamless pattern from a tile drawn in Paint.net and vectorised in Vector Magic

Source Firkin

Diagonal Striped [email protected] #680
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

Might not be super subtle, but quite original in its form.

Source Alex Smith

Background Patterns - Aubergine #247
 Fabric  CC 0

If you want png files of this u can download them here : viscious-speed.deviantart.com/gallery/27635117

Source Viscious-Speed

Leaded glass background (colour 3) #2052
 Colorful  CC 0

Seamless pattern the tile.

Source Firkin

Booze pattern #1727
 Noise  CC 0

The tile this is based on was adapted from an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by frolicsomepl. It can be had in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift+alt+i

Source Firkin

Tex2res3 #723
 Fabric  CC BY-SA 3.0

Number 4 in a series of 5 beautiful patterns. Can be found in colors on the submitter’s website.

Source Janos Koos