In today’s tutorial, we’ll be giving you a step-by-step for installing patterns in Adobe Illustrator. For the purposes of this tutorial we’ll be using Design Cuts assets, specifically the Pattern Punch: 50 Vector Patterns by Greta Ivy which is inspired by mid-century home textiles and playful, spontaneous art.

We’ll walk you through how to unzip the downloaded files on a Mac versus a PC and then introduce you to the contents the designer has provided within the folder. Lastly, we’ll show you how to save those patterns for future use and, just as importantly, how to re-access those panels when beginning a new project. Let’s get started!

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