Design Defined: Repeat

Design Defined: Repeat



When there is a pattern, a repeat is the number of inches on a fabric before a pattern repeats again.

This is important in interior design so you know where a pattern will begin and end.  Depending on the pattern, it can look odd where you begin and end it.  Also, knowing the repeat length is helpful for calculating how much fabric your project will require.

How to Measure The Pattern Repeat of Fabric for Curtains by The Millshop Online:

Fabric Repeats: Calculating Yardage and Cuts by Storybook Designs:

Have you every measured a fabric repeat before?  I would love to hear from you!

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There are 2 comments

  1. Wow ready nice work and so informative. Its really clear up my mind through these patterns things that where to end the pattern depending the the area.

    Comment by Safavieh Shag Sg511 Silver Rug on March 11, 2016 at 7:31 am
  2. So glad I could help!

    Comment by Minhnuyet Hardy on March 14, 2016 at 5:15 pm