Creating Repeating Plaid Patterns Roundup

With many years of experience designing golf apparel, I’ve created my fair share of plaid repeating patterns. ┬áIt’s quite easy to mock up a quick one in Illustrator:

And if you want to take it one step further, you can add a specific weave structure, such a twill, using Photoshop:

{Sew Heidi} Types of Weave Structures

Make sure you understand the basics of plaids (wovens) – some of the basic terminology can help you communicate your design ideas and manufacturing needs to others with my FREE Ultimate Guide to Fashion Industry Terms and Abbreviations!


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