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

Plain Weave

The simplest weave in which each weft thread passes over and under each warp thread. Compare with plain and satin weaves.
Example(s) of Plain Weave
  • An example of a plain weave design
  • An example of a twill weave design
  • An example of a satin weave design
Schematics for plain, twill, and satin weaves created with Artlandia SymmetryWorks.