Background pattern 259 #2133
 Red  CC 0

Remixed from a design seen on Pixabay. The basic tile can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

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Transparent Square Tiles@2X #299
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

The first pattern on here using opacity. Try it on a site with a colored background, or even using mixed colors.

Source Nathan Spady

Faded Yellow Stripes, Background Pattern #933
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A pale yellow background pattern with vertical stripes. The stripes are partially faded. I think this background image turned out pretty well, especially those faded stripes.

Source V. Hartikainen

Background pattern 225 (colour 2) #2326
 Yellow  CC 0

Seamless pattern formed from a tile that can be extracted by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift-alt-i.

Source Firkin

Background2 #259
 Wall  CC 0

rug texture background

Source Jilllio

Paper 2@2X #22
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

New paper pattern with a slightly organic feel to it, using some thin threads.

Source Atle Mo

"Black Chains", Gloomy Background #1082
 Metal  CC BY-SA 3.0

A repeating gloomy background image. This one consists of a pattern of black chains layered on top of a dark textured background.

Source V. Hartikainen

Sine wave background 2 #1734
 Dark  CC 0

The tile this is based on can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i

Source Firkin

Checkered Light Emboss #280
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

Sort of like the Photoshop transparent background, but better!

Source Alex Parker

Rice Paper@2X #339
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Scanned some rice paper and tiled it up for you. Enjoy.

Source Atle Mo

Vintage pattern #1959
 Grid  CC 0

Formed from a tile based on a drawing from 'Viaggi d'un artista nell'America Meridionale', Guido Boggiani, 1895.

Source Firkin