A lot of the work I do is print/textile design based, so I’m constantly creating specs for artwork to send to factories. Here is how to prepare artwork in Adobe Illustrator to make sure your design is executed accurately.
Many factories also love to get a printout of at least a portion of the artwork at full scale so nothing gets lost in translation. This gives them a physical reference to compare the print to and helps make sure everything is produced correctly.
When creating your repeating pattern specs, make sure your include the following: