Repeating seamless patterns: definitions, free samples, links, and how-tos

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

A pattern design CAD software application is a tool for creating repeat patterns by computer. Not to be confused with fashion CAD systems that deal with creating patterns for garments, footwear, or accessories.

Example(s) of Computer Aided Design (CAD)
A part of the Artlandia SymmetryWorks CAD panel
The Artlandia symmetry panel lets you choose any surface pattern.
Used in Artlandia SymmetryWorks, Artlandia SymmetryShop, and Artlandia SymmetryMill.
An example of a CAD pattern created in SymmetryMill
A CAD pattern created by Elaine Polvinen in Artlandia SymmetryMill. See how »
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Create repeating patterns in SymmetryMill (FREE) »
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