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Hey everyone. My name is John Rawsterne and I’m a freelance designer, front end coder, blogger, pattern designer and illustrator. I’m based near Manchester in the UK and work on freelance projects for clients all over the world.

Pattern8 was created to make it easier to find high quality free seamless patterns. Our sister site,, offers free vector and pixel patterns but it can be hard to find the pattern you need. Pattern8 keeps things simple and allows searching by color. You’ll find lots of free pixel patterns here. When you preview a pattern you’ll find a link to the vector version of the pattern from (if available).

I’m looking to expand the site to hold patterns from lots of different designers. You’ll retain the rights to the work and you’ll get credit for the pattern and a link back to your site. If you’d like to contribute, please use the contact form to get in touch.

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