Daily Swatch: Pattern Types — Half-Drop

Surreal Trees Vintage Fabric

Surreal Trees Vintage Fabric, from the collection of Amy Honey on Flickr (she sells vintage fabric, including the trees fabric above, through her Divine Debris vintage shop on Etsy).

This is a simple single-motif repeat, but notice how the repeats are all nestled together — I’m not sure whether this would be best classified as a half-drop or a diamond repeat. But remember, these classifications aren’t rigid and scientific. This brings us to our next theme …

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