Edit Direction and Scale (Resize) of Patterns in Illustrator Tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

Manipulate Direction and Scale of Patterns in Illustrator

With a few simple shortcuts, it’s simple to resize or edit the direction of your textile or surface design patterns in Adobe Illustrator. (And no, you don’t have to create a new pattern swatch for each variant!)

This video tutorial will show you how to quickly edit your pattern swatch without editing your sketch.

You will learn:

  • How to create a repeating pattern swatch from an image in Illustrator (0:22)
  • How to change the size of a Pattern swatch without resizing the object it fills (02:48)
  • How to Rotate a Pattern swatch without rotating the artwork it fills (03:24)

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