50+ Beautiful Patterns & Useful Tools for Web Designers





Feel free to use any of these patterns on your own site. If you do decide use one, a credit link back to the squidfingers.com site is always greatly appreciated.
























Pattern8 was created to make it easier to find high quality free seamless patterns. It offers free vector and pixel patterns you need. It keeps things simple and allows searching by color.













Huge collection of free high quality patterns. Browse through more than 200 pages to find a suitable pattern. You can instantly preview the patterns and download with no restrictions.





















As the name implies, this section of K10k is a resource for deliciously pixellated patterns. Please be nice & give credit to the creators if you use them in your projects, and remember to adhere to the usage-guidelines for each individual pattern.





















PatternCooler is a a free Seamless Pattern Background Design Resource. You can add your own colors to contemporary and retro pattern designs, or browse from thousands of pre-colored patterns in the seamless pattern background library.

All artworks on this site can be used freely for blogs, MySpace profiles, Twitter, mobile phone wallpapers, scrapbooking, personal artwork, and non-commercial web projects.





Great site with simple navigation, providing about a hundred patterns, allowing you to get a full page preview of each pattern.





Patternhead started life as an ecommerce site selling high quality vector patterns to designers around the world. The store is still around. Now the site is giving away lots of freebies including vector and pixel patterns.





Stripemania is a simple and free web 2.0 tool to create seamless diagonal stripes for your designs. You are able to choose the size of the stripes and the spacing between those. You can even add color gradient effect for all of your stripes. Feel free to play with it. You are allowed to use the created image for whatever you would like to.





The best source for any type of digital art, including patterns. Thousands of files, that designers are uploading here every day, makes it hard to choose from.





Just small useful tool to create patterns. Experiment with pictures, colors, textures and transparency to get best result.





Tartan Maker – the new trendsetting application for designers to make unique patterns.





Seamless patterns and pattern sets for your web projects. No preview available. Various uses, including backgrounds, print media like posters and invitations.





Play with sliders and color pickers, untill you obtain a super-cool stripe tile. Unleash your personal style, experiment and download the tile. You can use it directly in your css file or as pattern in Photoshop!






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