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By David Blatner |

InDesign Secrets: Making patterns with PatternMaker

Creating patterns with PatternMaker

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Learn how to spice up your boring backgrounds with patterns. While Adobe InDesign doesn’t have a built-in pattern fill feature, in this episode of InDesign Secrets, David Blatner shows you how to download PatternMaker, a free plugin from Teacup Software, and fill any object with one of its three free built-in patterns. You can then customize the pattern to your heart’s content—making a pattern that’s completely unique to your design. Watch the free video below to get started and learn more about transferring your patterns to Illustrator and expanding your pattern options with Teacup’s PatternPack.

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