White tiles #727
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

A nice and simple white rotated tile pattern.

Source Another One

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White [email protected] #369
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

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

Source Phil Maurer

Background pattern 254 #2144
 Dark  CC 0

To get the tile this is based on select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift-alt-i.

Source Firkin

Subtle [email protected] #752
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

Vertical lines with a bumpy, yet crisp, feel to it.

Source Raasa

Prismatic Octagonal Background #439
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Octagonal Background

Source GDJ

Wavy background #2012
 Green  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Blue & Fissure & Cube #1702
 Wall  CC 0

Background Wall, Art Abstract, Blue Well & CC0 texture.

Source Ractapopulous

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

Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background

Source GDJ

"Brown Stone", Seamless Web Texture #1030
 Stone  CC BY-SA 3.0

This background texture resembles stone. It may be used as a background on web pages or on some of their html elements (header, borders, menu bar, etc.). Just modify it for your needs.

Source V. Hartikainen

Seamless Textured Paper Background #1075
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

A seamless textured paper for backgrounds. Colored in pale orange hues.

Source V. Hartikainen

Green Tiles, Background Pattern #1329
 Green  CC BY-SA 3.0

A free background pattern with abstract green tiles.

Source V. Hartikainen

Chain background #2063
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'Canadian forest industries July-December', 1915

Source Firkin

Brushed Alum [email protected] #66
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Because I love dark patterns, here is Brushed Alum in a dark coating.

Source Tim Ward

[email protected] #716
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

One more in the line of patterns inspired by Japanese/Asian styles. Smooth.

Source Kim Ruddock

Background pattern 104 #561
 Dark  CC 0

Background pattern 104

Source Firkin

Diagonales Decalé[email protected] #1019
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Sounds French. Some 3D square diagonals, that’s all you need to know.

Source Graphiste

Triangles #127
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Dark and hard, just the way we like it. Embossed triangles makes a nice pattern.

Source Ivan Ginev

Dirty Old Black Shirt #853
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Used in small doses, this could be a nice subtle pattern. Used on a large surface, it’s dirty!

Source Paul Reulat

Fence 9 #2195
 Wood  CC 0

Seamless texture made from a raster image on Pixabay.

Source Firkin

Zig-zag pattern 5 #2414
 Grid  CC 0

A seamless pattern based on a square tile that can be retrieved in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift-alt-i.

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

Floral design 99 (colour) #1777
 Green  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background 5 No Black #467
 Dark  CC 0

Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background 5 No Black

Source GDJ

Striped Fabric Pattern #998
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A light gray background pattern with seamless fabric-like texture and almost unnoticeable stripes.

Source V. Hartikainen

Floral background #1976
 Dark  CC 0

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

Source Firkin

Dark Brown Fabric-Like Texture #963
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A seamless striped fabric-like texture colored in a dark reddish brown color.

Source V. Hartikainen

Sewn Stripes Pattern #964
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A seamless pattern of "sewn stripes" colored in light gray.

Source V. Hartikainen