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 for a tech pack (for fashion or surface design) 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: