Pattern Design for the Rest of Us

Popular Pattern Types: Checks

Check patterns are the easiest to create with the Pinwheel , Quarter-turns & mirrors , Quarter-turns & rotated mirrors , and Perpendicular mirrors & glide symmetries :
Symmetries for creating check patterns
Use the the straight (right-triangle-shaped, "un-skewed") control path with the Perpendicular mirrors & glide symmetry to create checks.