I have been having a lot of fun with Flaticon's pattern maker, but it only lets you use their icons. I would love to use a similar tool to use my own icons and designs.

I realise there are lots of ways to achieve a seamless pattern, but the above mentioned tool is so effortless. I can't imagine there aren't any similar tools, plugins or software out there, but I can't find any.

So my question is, are there any easy seamless pattern making tools out there?


Illustrator's pattern editor is (assuming you're familiar with Illustrator) easy to work with and offers a lot more control...

It's as simple as placing the icons (or whatever) you want to use on the artboard, then selecting them and going to Object → Pattern → Make. That will create a pattern swatch and open up the pattern editor with that pattern.

You can edit the artwork exactly as you would outside of the pattern editor; change colors, transform etc. You can add or remove more artwork without leaving the editor with no problem too. The editor also gives you a lot more control over tile size and alignment:

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