Free Photoshop Patterns and Textures

The best websites for texture and pattern downloads

These free Photoshop textures will make it simple to quickly add a background or pattern to an image you're editing in Photoshop. The websites below offer completely free patterns that you can download right now and use in Adobe Photoshop.

All of these websites contain downloads that include Photoshop pattern (PAT) files. Just double-click the pattern to import it into Photoshop. Other downloads may be in an archive, in which case you'll need a free file unzipper to extract the PAT files.

If you don't have Photoshop installed but would like to try out these textures, there's a 30-day trial you can sign up for that gives you access to all of Photoshop's features absolutely free. You may also want to consider a free photo editor.

Vasco Basque's Free Photoshop Textures

Screenshot of six Vasco Basque Photoshop textures
Vasco Basque.

What We Like

  • Good quality.

  • Nice selection.

  • Free to use.

What We Don't Like

  • Some low quality patterns.

  • JPEG format only.

Vasco Basque has one page of several pattern collections that can be used in Photoshop. A few are ceramic, oriental, striped, copper, and antique textures.

Some of the Photoshop pattern files are a bit larger than most of the others ​​on this list, so they may take longer to download.

To avoid downloading Photoshop brushes from Vasco Basque, make sure the description says something about patterns or .PAT files.

Free Photoshop Patterns at All-Free-Download.com

Multicolored Photoshop textures

What We Like

  • Free to use.

  • Preview selections.

What We Don't Like

  • Annoying popup ads.

  • Photoshop patterns format only.

  • Requires attribution.

All-Free-Download.com has around 50 collections of free Photoshop patterns, and as you can see in the picture to the left, some of them look really nice.

Spring blossoms, exotic polka dots, paper flowers, high-resolution fabric, and floral patterns, are just a few of the many free Photoshop textures that are available.

Before you download one of these textures, you’re able to see how large the download size is, what the texture looks like, as well as how many patterns you’ll get.

Obsidian Dawn's Free Photoshop Patterns

Stone, fire, and grungy Photoshop textures from Obsidian Dawn

What We Like

  • Beautiful patterns.

  • Organized into themes.

  • Affordable.

What We Don't Like

  • Patterns are not free.

  • Not all patterns are professionally done.

Some of the Photoshop textures at Obsidian Dawn are of really high resolution and look fantastic even on large canvases. There are animal print patterns, lace, micro, stonework, tile, floral, and grungy/dirty textures available for download.

The download pages for these textures clearly show how many patterns are included in the download, which is helpful so you’re not wasting a download on just one texture.

The textures that are of higher resolution may be around 100 MB in size, making them take longer to download than some of the others.

Texturemate.com's Free Photoshop Textures

Screenshot of Texturemate.com
Texturemate.com.

What We Like

  • Large selection.

  • Well-organized.

  • Beautiful patterns.

  • No attribution required.

What We Don't Like

  • Difficult to search.

  • Outdated website.

Another source for high-quality free Photoshop patterns is Texturemate.com, which has around 20 sets of textures in the form of PAT files. Within each ZIP download is also the pattern in image form so you can preview them.

Among several others, there are glowing tile, abstract, denim stripes, grass, pixel art, video game brick, and cube tile textures.

A thumbnail of all the included patterns is also shown on each download page.

Free Photoshop Patterns from DesignEasy

Screenshot of four DesignEasy Photoshop patterns
DesignEasy.

What We Like

  • Some nice patterns.

  • Site includes other tips and resources.

What We Don't Like

  • Website loads slowly.

  • Small selection.

  • Difficult to download.

DesignEasy is another website with lots of free Photoshop textures. Though the main DesignEasy page doesn't show image previews, the individual download pages do.

Most of these downloads point directly to the PAT (pattern) files through Google Drive, which means you can open them right after downloading without having to first extract them from an archive.

You must scroll down the page to find the “Patterns” section among all the other links to get to the texture Photoshop files.

MyPhotoshopBrush's Free Photoshop Textures

Orange brown and green Photoshop patterns

What We Like

  • Beautiful patterns.

  • Download ZIP file of each collection.

  • Useful author descriptions.

What We Don't Like

  • Attribution required.

  • Deceptive download ads.

Over 100 categories of Photoshop texture downloads are freely available from myPhotoshopBrushes.com.

Some of the patterns are multicolored, include repetitive shapes, or are a mix of the two. There are plenty of patterns here to find something suitable for nearly any project.

You can sort all the collections by date added or popularity to help find what you’re looking for.

Free Photoshop Patterns at Free4Photoshop.com

Blue and multicolored flower Photoshop patterns
Free4Photoshop.com.

What We Like

  • High-quality textures.

  • Site offers other Photoshop resources.

What We Don't Like

  • Small selection.

  • A few low-quality textures.

  • Outdated website.

Over 15 sets of textile, black and white, saturated, floral, and other Photoshop patterns and textures are available from Free4Photoshop.com.

Some are located in the patterns section while others are in the textures category, though both collections have the PAT file you need to import into Photoshop.