650+ Free Photoshop Patterns

The use of repeating patterns in Photoshop can help to produce attractive website backgrounds with very little effort, and of course patterns have other uses as well. In this post we’ll feature some of the best free patterns that are available. You’ll find some individual patterns as well as many packs of multiple patterns.

Seamless Subtle Patterns (15 patterns)Cover

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Paisley Photoshop Patterns (8 patterns)

Different Texture

Skull Patterns (2 patterns)

Skull Patterns

Paisley Photoshop Patterns

Floral Photoshop Patterns (4 patterns)

Floral Photoshop Patterns

Flower Photoshop Patterns (6 patterns)

Photoshop Patterns

Different Texture (1 pattern)

Hand-Drawn Scrolls (1 pattern)

Hand-Drawn  Scrolls

Antique Engraved (1 pattern)

Antique  Engraved

Stylized Clouds (1 pattern)

Stylized  Clouds

Grungy Natural Beige Patterns (6 patterns)

Grungy Natural Beige Patterns

Grungy Natural Beige Patterns 2 (6 patterns)

Grungy Natural Beige Patterns 2


Floral (1 pattern)


Leafy Set (3 patterns)

Leafy  Set

Gypsy Garden (1 pattern)

Gypsy  Garden

Late Bloomer (3 patterns)

Late  Bloomer

Hexagonal Patterns (72 patterns)

Hexagonal Patterns

Damask (1 pattern)


Charcoal Damask (1 pattern)

Patterns by onethirtytwo (6 patterns)

Patterns by onethirtytwo

Tileable Classic Nebula Space Patterns (8 patterns)

Tileable Classic Nebula Space Patterns

Tileable Starfield Patterns (5 patterns)

Tileable Starfield Patterns

Carbon Fiber (10 patterns)

Carbon  Fiber

Carbon Fiber (1 pattern)

Carbon Fiber

Spiderman (1 pattern)


Seamless Stripes (13 patterns)

Seamless Stripes

Stripe Patterns 2 (20 patterns)

Stripe Patterns 2

Basic Elements (50 patterns)

Basic Elements

Handmade Paper (8 patterns)

Handmade  Paper

Grunge Patterns (9 patterns)

Grunge  Patterns

Victorian Dreams (10 patterns)

Victorian  Dreams

Grim Lady Baroque Patterns (4 patterns)

Grim Lady Baroque Patterns

Midnight Blue Patterns (6 patterns)

Midnight Blue Patterns

Carbon (2 patterns)


Skulls and Hearts (3 patterns)

Skulls and Hearts

Patterns Pack 4 (3 patterns)

Patterns Pack 4

Hearts and Boxes (3 patterns)

Hearts and Boxes

Patterns Pack 04 (10 patterns)

Patterns Pack 04

Patterns Pack 05 (15 patterns)

Patterns Pack 05

Patterns Pack 21 (15 patterns)

Patterns Pack 21

Vintage Pea Green Patterns (6 patterns)

Vintage Pea Green Patterns

Grungy Vintage Dots (8 patterns)

Grungy Vintage Dots

Tileable Clouds (4 patterns)

Tileable Clouds

Flower Patterns (4 patterns)

Flower  Patterns

Pretty in Pink (2 patterns)

Pretty  in Pink

Tech and Screentone Patterns (26 patterns)

Tech and  Screentone Patterns

Web 2.0 Patterns (139 patterns)

Web  2.0 Patterns

Halftones (28 patterns)


Scanlines (21 patterns)


Terrains (8 patterns)


Wood Patterns (9 patterns)

Wood  Patterns

Concrete Patterns (12 patterns)

Concrete  Patterns

Textured Stripes (6 patterns)

Textured  Stripes

Micro Patterns (54 patterns)

Micro  Patterns

Animal Prints (32 patterns)

Animal  Prints

Honeycomb (5 patterns)


Elegant Floral (1 pattern)

Elegant  Floral

Mono Circles (3 patterns)

Mono  Circles

Tileable Icy and Watery Seamless Blue Textures (9 patterns)

Tileable Icy and Watery Seamless Blue Textures

Grungy Teal Tileable Patterns (6 patterns)

Grungy Teal Tileable Patterns

Tileable Basket Weave Textures (4 patterns)

Tileable Basket Weave Textures

Diagonal Stripes (6 patterns)

Diagonal  Stripes

Pink Background Design

Pink  Floral

Abstract Swirls (1 pattern)

Abstract  Swirls

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Stephen Snell is the owner and editor of Vandelay Design, a popular design blog.
  1. Drag
    May 26, 2010

    Thanks, some really nice ones here.

  2. natlantis
    May 26, 2010

    Good job !

    But any idea about how to find a good leather pattern ? (a great pattern πŸ˜€ )

    Thx πŸ˜‰

  3. May 26, 2010

    This is really a very comprehensive collection of Photoshop patterns and some of them can be put to great use. Thanks for compiling this list.

    ~~ Sarah ~~

  4. May 26, 2010

    These are great. Thanks for sharing!

  5. May 26, 2010

    thx for the awesome psd patterns!

  6. May 26, 2010

    Nothing like a yummy pattern to at a little depth to photoshop digital-ness…

  7. May 26, 2010

    This is a great round-up! Thanks for sharing!

  8. May 26, 2010

    Awesome collection…I like many of them..thanks for sharing this great list…

  9. Prejith
    May 27, 2010

    Oh god, just unbelievable.

  10. May 27, 2010

    You are really great artist.Your designs really creative .

  11. May 27, 2010

    Nice list! Thank you very much. They are so beautiful. The real inspiration.

  12. Kris
    May 27, 2010

    Awesome collection!! Nice one πŸ™‚

  13. May 28, 2010

    Amazing collection, thank you, can’t wait to use them!!

  14. May 31, 2010

    Brilliant mate! 650 means a lot of work… πŸ™‚

  15. June 1, 2010

    Really fantastic round-up, thanks for doing all the hard work. We love seeing people work together to round up solutions like this!

  16. June 3, 2010

    very nice photoshop patterns

  17. forgotten
    June 3, 2010

    you forgot about patterns.ava7.com all unique…

  18. June 3, 2010

    I was so sad to see that Victorian Dreams was no longer at the listed URL. The others I liked were all available though. Thanks for the great collection!

  19. Jim
    June 4, 2010

    Absolutley awesome. Never understood the power of the pattern until now. Thankyou so much. Opened some doors for me

  20. June 6, 2010

    What a rare resource for all artists, thank you for your generosity.


  21. June 7, 2010

    the correct link for victorian dreams textures is http://princess-of-shadows.deviantart.com/art/victorian-dreams-texture-pack-84323858

  22. June 14, 2010

    Lovely collection, these are literally ALWAYS useful!

  23. July 13, 2010

    Thank you! Great list.

  24. July 17, 2010

    This is a great round-up! Thanks for sharing!

  25. July 22, 2010

    I like the “Tileable Classic Nebula Space Patterns (8 patterns)” amazinggg

    Thanks for sharing

  26. July 23, 2010

    This is a great round-up! Thanks for sharing!

  27. August 14, 2010

    really nice icons,thnx a lot for them.

  28. August 21, 2010

    Starfield patterns are awesome!

  29. Johnny
    September 13, 2010

    Thanks for the awsome patterns, very nice work, and thanks for making it a sharware for all to use, thank you to all that created them πŸ™‚

  30. JennyP
    October 4, 2010

    These are amazing. Need to get an external drive for all the great stuff here.

  31. October 8, 2010

    WOW! There are just soo many, thanks a lot – this site is superb.

  32. October 8, 2010

    These are incredibly useful – must have taken forever to put all these together. Incredible post

  33. October 15, 2010

    Awesome collections. It helps to all people those who love Photoshop designing.

  34. October 18, 2010

    thanks for the free patterns. Love it.

  35. October 19, 2010

    Great collection!

  36. October 20, 2010

    Fab collection! Thanks πŸ™‚

  37. November 2, 2010

    Very nice collection. Thanks for sharing!

  38. November 20, 2010

    Epic. Simply Epic.

  39. Deepak
    November 26, 2010

    Beautiful collection and good job. Thanks for sharing.

  40. December 15, 2010

    very nice work, and thanks for making it a sharware for all to use, thank you to all that created them

  41. January 2, 2011

    Wow alot of good patterns here. Thanks!

  42. udrea
    January 11, 2011

    there are not 650 here. pff liars…

  43. January 14, 2011

    Thanks for the great compilation of patterns. I’ve bookmarked this for future reference. Thanks for the share.

  44. February 1, 2011

    This post is very cool and interesting. Beautiful compilation of patterns, Thanks for the post.

  45. February 22, 2011

    Really liked the blue ice images. Making a few color changes you could get pretty creative with those. Great collection!

  46. February 26, 2011

    Awesome! Thanks for the Beautiful collections!

  47. really creative designs – must have been a lot of work πŸ™‚

  48. March 16, 2011

    There are some fantastic patterns here, wonderful work.

    This must have taken a couple of hours.

    Dedication, Sir. Dedication.

  49. March 16, 2011

    Some brilliant designs there, keep up the hard work. I especially like the grunge ones.

  50. Mike Hawk
    March 22, 2011

    Sweet mang I love this.

  51. March 27, 2011

    very nice photoshop patterns, really good, amazing

  52. March 30, 2011

    The carbon filter patterns are brilliant, can’t wait to use them!

  53. March 30, 2011

    These are great, thanks for sharing!

  54. April 2, 2011

    great sharing, do you have any bamboo style ?

  55. Mal Milligan
    April 7, 2011

    Score !! I came here looking for some box patterns and found 2 others I had not even imagined… that I now need. I get stoked finding a surprise brush or pattern on my way to work. TY, Regards – Mal

  56. April 8, 2011

    Wow these are really nice. I might use something from here on a project soon. Thanks!

  57. April 11, 2011

    Your blog is really helpful for photoshop tutorial & lots of tips!
    many many thanks for sharing this nice post!

  58. May 6, 2011

    Helpful tutorial. Thank you for this. Really helps out. I’ve been looking for a nice background and I found it here.

  59. Thanks for sharing these patterns.

  60. cove
    May 9, 2011

    Thankssss i love you saved my life! πŸ˜€

  61. May 16, 2011

    There are numerous great content pieces in this website and they just value to have people to dedicate certain amount of time on the website and read through. By doing so, for certain the viewers could very well benefit significantly. The author is understand with the ideas and also there are several indept knowledge and also different point of views that worth reading. Pretty useful indeed.

  62. May 19, 2011

    Howdy are using WordPress for your blog platform? I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and set up my own. Do you need any html coding knowledge to make your own blog? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  63. May 20, 2011

    very useful website!

  64. June 9, 2011

    Very cool collection .. often used the pattern that you recommend, thanks ..

  65. June 13, 2011

    I just got what is was looking for

  66. June 14, 2011

    Awesome site and a great collection.

  67. June 23, 2011

    hi, I just got what is was looking for. very useful website for everybody

  68. Kosala
    June 27, 2011

    Hey… this is the wonderful pattens and thank for given

  69. maya
    July 23, 2011

    thank you so much:)

  70. July 27, 2011

    Thank you so much for sharing.
    These patterns are realy cool and beautiful πŸ™‚

  71. August 3, 2011

    Wow! you really got me on this one!

    nice work!
    i guess it took you some time to put them all together.

    keep it up!


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