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

Swatch (Pattern Swatch)

A small piece of cloth used as a sample. In computer programs, such as Adobe Illustrator, a pattern swatch is a tileable, rectangular unit of a repeat pattern.

Example(s) of Swatch (Pattern Swatch)
An example of editing a pattern swatch
Editing a pattern swatch in Illustrator with Artlandia SymmetryWorks LP
and Artlandia LivePresets.
Pattern swatches (snapshots) in SymmetryMill
Pattern swatches (snapshots) in Artlandia SymmetryMill.
See also:
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Interactive editing pattern swatches with Artlandia SymmetryWorks LP »
Creating and using pattern swatches ("snapshots") in Artlandia SymmetryMill »
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Yates, 1996 »
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