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Twill Plaids Using Illustrator & Photoshop Tutorial by {Sew Heidi}

Twill Plaids Using Illustrator & Photoshop

Creating a twill plaid repeating pattern in AI alone can be a frustrating process.  Great for textile or surface design, this video tutorial will show you an easy way to do this using Photoshop and Illustrator.

You will learn:

  • What are warp lines and weft lines in a plaid? (01:07)
  • How to create a twill texture in Photoshop (1:37)
  • How to Define a Pattern in Adobe Photoshop (02:28)
  • How to apply the twill texture to your plaid in Photoshop (2:40)
  • How to save an Adobe Photoshop file (.PSD) and bring it into Illustrator (04:07)
  • How to apply a the twill pattern to your flat sketch Illustrator (04:50)
  • How to change colors in the plaid (5:00)

Get the free twill plaid pattern swatch file to follow along with the video tutorial:


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