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For this project, I was asked to create my own repeat patterns and to look at the work of pattern designers such as William Morris to help me with my work.

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For this project, I was asked to create my own repeat patterns and to look at the work of pattern designers such as William Morris to help me with my work. I found out how designs can be made for fabrics wallpapers and tiles. ...read more.

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I explored his drawing design of a tile pattern, which is very detailed it has light and dark blue flowers and petals. It also was a symmetrical drawing. I took sections from my original observational drawings and developed pattern designs using different colour schemes. ...read more.

Conclusion

From my eight repeat pattern designs I chose the best one and enlarged it in a different material. I chose to use tissue paper for my final material as it has an interesting texture. I felt that the design I enlarged was the most successful because it gave me a greater understanding of how to create a repeat pattern and how this could be used commercially. ...read more.

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