Create an Easy Stitched Fabric Type Style in Photoshop

Create an Easy Stitched Fabric Type Style in Photoshop

Stitched fabric type can add a realistic element to your designs. It’s an appealing and stylish look that is easy to create using layer styles and a few fabric patterns. Let’s jump in and give it a try.

First up… Here’s a look at what we’re creating.

Step 1 – Installing the Patterns

For this tutorial, you’ll need to download and install our fabric pattern sample pack.

To add these patterns to Photoshop… Choose the Paint Bucket Tool (G), and select Pattern from the drop down box in the top toolbar.

Now click the drop down arrow next to the pattern thumb in the top tool bar. Click the small arrow in the top right corner of the pattern thumb window, and select Load Patterns.

Navigate to the .pat file that you extracted from the pattern sample .zip file. Now you should have three new patterns loaded.

Step 2 – Creating the Background

Create a new Photoshop document 600×600 at 72dpi. Using the Paint Bucket Tool, fill the background layer with WG Fabric Pattern 1 (the dark blue swatch), from the patterns panel.

Now create a new Gradient Fill Layer, by clicking the icon at the bottom of the layers panel and selecting Gradient from the drop down.

Double click the gradient fill layer’s thumbnail and create a transparent to black radial gradient. Click okay and set the fill layers blend mode to Soft Light, and opacity to 50%.

This gives our background a slightly lighted look.

Step 3 – Adding the Type

Now let’s add our type. I chose Lobster as my font face. Choose a size that fills the document.

Now it’s time to apply some layer styles, starting with a Drop Shadow.

Next up, let’s add an Outer Glow. Note the noise level. This adds the slight ragged edge that we need.

For the pattern overlay, we’ll be using the 2nd pattern from the sample pack.

And finally, for the stroke we’ll be using the 3rd pattern from the sample pack.

After applying these layer styles, you should have something like this:

And that’s it folks. An easy fabric type style in minutes!

Related Posts

high quality vectors

2500+ premium design resources for only $7!

We do the best to provide high-quality products that you can use in your commercial projects.
You bet!

take a tour

Nathan Brown

Nathan Brown is a graphic designer who loves working with various media. He combines traditional art styles with a little experimentation and digital flare. Nathan's works have contained everything from ink and paint to leaves and a box of dirt. Everything is fare game when it comes to his approach to art. Nathan lives in Austin, Texas where he has been working as a designer for 10 years.


(+add yours)
  1. Pamela Brackett

    Wow. Loved this tutorial – perfect for crafter/sewer/stitcher people…

  2. Diablo

    the download and join and sign up butten psd for free download uplouding.

    may be?

    please . . .

  3. sam

    waaaaaw, nice one…. thank you.

  4. Paul

    Love it!

    I adjusted the Opacity of my patten overlay to let some of the layer colors come through – great if you aren’t using a font layer.


  5. xrysalida

    Perfect! Thanks for that! Waiting for moreeeeeee!!!!!

  6. this is great… can i get more tuorial??

  7. i am new graphic designer so it will be very helpful for me. thanks for tutorial.

  8. Nice, clean effect and easy to follow the tutorial

  9. hanan

    so nice… great idea

  10. o yeah. Thanks.

  11. Wow. This is very simple and very amazing!

  12. Great and easy to follow tutorial. Loads of blogs can learn from your step-by-step way of making tutorials easy to understand for the beginner and adding the ‘Source Files’ needed.


  13. Ru

    this is so cute!! Great tut. :)

  14. I found this to be very interesting. At first when applying the the layer blends to the “texts” layers, I found them to be tacky looking but useful and applicable to other interesting stuff later in mind, although once step by step further applying the other blends to the “texts” and it really started to pop out and form together.

    Great job, amazing tut + inspiration, thanks a lot!

    - Chris G

  15. Issue raised is one of the biggest challenges today. Shall see how far this has gone. Experts agree a lot with this issue.

  16. Thank you very much., You are a good writer.
    In addition to art that will give you good
    I congratulate you

  17. I really appreciate your work… nice tutorial, loved it so shared it…

  18. One of the modern methods to increase community awareness of the Internet. Nowadays, the Internet has been a very good position in this field achieved.
    I’m up for being in a particular field, your information will go to the Internet. Because this method is very simple and reliable. Glad that the visitor field increases conversancy There are sites that.
    Thanks for a very nice content site

  19. So, each and every one have to obtain ill, if one could possibly get a better deal with grain canisters.
    The truth is high-quality butter is healthier in comparison to margarine because
    of the low polyunsaturated oil content.

    Article writing company where it could be contaminated and
    there is a net measures to be taken so that you can avoid this.

    Note that while you can find significant portions from the mine underwater, there can also be a
    quantity of chambers where you’ll be able to surface.
    can beer go bad what

  20. thank you for this technical
    for more tuto

  21. This is my first time visit at here and i am in fact happy
    to read all at alone place.

  22. After exploring a number of the articles on your web page, I seriously appreciate your technique of blogging.
    I book-marked it to my bookmark site list and will be checking back soon. Take a
    look at my website as well and tell me what you think.

  23. Admiring the time and effort you put into your website
    and in depth information you provide. It’s great to come across a blog every once
    in a while that isn’t the same outdated rehashed information. Fantastic read!
    I’ve saved your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  24. Keep the layout you have ‘ One of the quickest ways to
    increase the cost of a kitchen remodel is by changing up the layout.
    Some family members may be sitting in the living room, children are in the
    family room and others are in the kitchen creating the meal.
    Installing a custom designed deck to your exterior just says relaxation.

  25. Hello! I’m at work browsing your blog from my new iphone 3gs!
    Just wanted to say I love reading through your blog and
    look forward to all your posts! Carry on the excellent work!

  26. Hi, after reading this awesome post i am as well delighted to share my
    experience here with friends.

  27. Using a fake tanning lotion can make your skin appear
    more beautiful without getting any of the harmful rays
    from sunbathing or tanning. Therefore one can find
    tremendously many tips that are available online.
    Just a dab on your pulse points will create a pleasing aura of scent.

  28. Good blog you have here.. It’s difficult to find quality writing
    like yours these days. I honestly appreciate people like
    you! Take care!!

  29. Hi everyone, it’s my first pay a quick visit at this site, and
    piece of writing is really fruitful in support of me, keep up posting such
    articles or reviews.

  30. Most time tracking software has an icon to help remind you it is tracking you, so you can click on it as you are working.

    Each element will require a more in-depth analysis and explain in detail in your business plan. Since the malls are failing, the stores in them are, too.

  31. The main goal of these devices is voice communication; however through data plans
    and web applications, users can have unlimited access to the web.

    For other options, Web based word processors are becoming ever more prevalent, specifically in the
    addressing of collaborative writing. ” The GNUpdf library has, however, not been released yet, while Poppler has enjoyed wider use in applications such as Evince, which comes with the GNOME desktop environment, at the expense of relying on the GPLv2-licensed Xpdf code base that can’t be used by GPLv3 programs.

  32. I simply couldn’t leave your website prior to suggesting that I extremely
    loved the standard info a person provide for your guests?

    Is gonna be back frequently in order to inspect new posts

  33. My relatives all the time say that I am killing my time here at web, however
    I know I am getting experience daily by reading thes nice posts.

  34. More often than not, the disease fighting capability suppresses
    the virus so it is dormant, but it even now is present in the nerves deeply within your skin. Even if your
    disease fighting capability is strong, however, the herpes virus may
    begin reproducing again, and you’ll feel an outbreak.

  35. I’m on the lookout for just a few scholar Reiki volunteers to practice giving chair Reiki to
    the general public at the Beverly Farmer’s Market
    on June thirtieth. In reality, we shall be asking the public to make a
    donation for these chair Reiki sessions to go towards the Beverly Bootstraps Food Pantry
    My goal is to raise$500 in donations on the Farmer’s Market this summer.

    Summer season Reiki Refreshers will meet Saturday
    mornings in July and August from 9:30-eleven:30am until otherwise famous.
    We can be utilizing the 3rd Reiki symbol together with creating affirmations and vision boards that
    will help you manifest your summer time targets.
    The Pupil Reiki Clinic has actually taken off.

  36. I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your blog. It’s a very easy
    on the eyes which makes it much more pleasant for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a designer to create your theme?
    Exceptional work!

  37. I’ve been exploring for a little bit for any high-quality
    articles or weblog posts on this sort of house . Exploring in Yahoo I at last stumbled upon this site.
    Studying this info So i am happy to express that I’ve an incredibly good uncanny
    feeling I came upon exactly what I needed. I so much undoubtedly will make certain to do not omit this
    website and give it a look regularly.

  38. Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty ImagesFormer US Secretary
    of State Hillary Rodham Clinton shoe carnival smiles before speaking on American leadership at the ‘Burger’ shoe, here comes
    the advantage of websites or online. I saw them not as much shoe carnival energy.

    However, when someone goes on for endless hours in all sorts of gappy places.

  39. It’s a pity you don’t have a donate button! I’d definitely donate to this fantastic blog!
    I guess for now i’ll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS
    feed to my Google account. I look forward to new
    updates and will talk about this blog with my Facebook group.
    Chat soon!

  40. Hello to every single one, it’s actually a fastidious for me to pay a visit this web site,
    it includes helpful Information.

  41. Very good post. I absolutely appreciate this site. Keep writing!

  42. Great web site. A lot of helpful info here. I’m sending it
    to several pals ans also sharing in delicious.
    And naturally, thanks to your sweat!

  43. Hi there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and
    found that it’s truly informative. I am going to watch out
    for brussels. I’ll appreciate if you continue this in future.

    Many people will be benefited from your writing.


  44. I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was good.
    I do not know who you are but certainly you are going
    to a famous blogger if you aren’t already ;
    ) Cheers!

  45. In every company, there will always be some downsides.
    Food being part of the physiologic needs of people should be
    taken with some sort of discipline. It helps increase immunity to
    aid in fighting colds.

  46. I just like the helpful information you supply on your articles.

    I’ll bookmark your blog and take a look at again here frequently.
    I’m fairly certain I will learn plenty of new stuff proper right
    here! Good luck for the next!

  47. I do not know whether it’s just me or if perhaps eveeryone else encountering problems with your
    site. It loks like some of the text within your content are running off
    the screen. Can someone else please provide feedback and let me know if this is
    happening to thhem too? Thhis might be a issue with my
    web browser because I’ve had this happen previously.Cheers

  48. Professional landscapers have trained about the basic principles of gardening, and others may take short
    courses for this. Don’t misunderstand this to mean that if
    you have a large yard you can’t have smaller features or garden decor.
    Landscape gardening has often been likened to the painting
    of a picture.

  49. The more informative content you have on your site the better off you will be.
    The small companies should realize the importance of getting their name publicized in the minds of people.

    In fact you’re safe since no matter what happens, you will surely have a salary.

  50. Hi, I think yourr site might be havingg browser compatibility issues.
    When I look at your blog in Chrome, it loooks fjne but whn openinng in Internet Explorer, it has some overlapping.
    I just wanted too givee you a quick heads up! Other then that, great blog!

  51. Polska kocha zdrowe od?ywianie i nic w tym dziwnego, bo takie nawyki to
    spokojna przysz?o??, zdrowie i tak dalej. Jedzmy boczniaki, suszone grzyby, kania grzyb i inne, bo dlaczego mamy wpiernicza? to co
    niezdrowe? Ogólnie posiadamy niedaleko nas grzyby.

  52. I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your sites really nice, keep it up!
    I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back down the road.
    All the best

  53. Howdy this is kind of of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG
    editors or if you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting
    a blog soon but have no coding knowledge so I wanted to get
    advice from someone with experience. Any help would
    be enormously appreciated!

  54. It’s simply the case that SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION software
    tools are among the handiest for you in the long run.

  55. Can I simply say what a relief to find an individual who really understands what they
    are talking about on the internet. You actually understand how to bring an issue
    to light and make it important. A lot more people ought to check this
    out and understand this side of your story. I can’t believe
    you’re not more popular because you surely have the gift.

  56. ??????????? mp3 ??????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ??????????? mp3 ??????? ????????????????????????????????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ??????????? mp3 ??????? ??????????????????????????????????? ? ???????????????????? ?????????

  57. Odk?d drukarki, a po nich kserokopiarki zawita?y pod nasz dach nic ju? nas przed drukowaniem i kserowaniem nie

    • I agree with this because I'm a black man and I prefer white skin women than black women I don't why that's just my preference when I see a blonde woman I get so crazy.

    • Posted on December 9, 2012 at 8:18 pmHmm it seems like your blog ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I submitted and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to the whole thing. Do you have any suggestions for rookie blog writers? I’d definitely appreciate it.

    • I haven’t given it a ton of thought, but the Republicans are talking about phasing out some tax deductions. Higher estate tax rates, lower gift and estate tax exclusions favor charitable planning.

  58. In order for a organization to cultivate and turn into successful using the online, it needs to initial find a way to industry on its own and get to the viewers it wishes
    to target.

  59. Hello, every time i used to check web site posts here in the early hours in the daylight, for the reason that i love to
    find out more and more.

  60. Hello mates, its enormous paragraph on the topic of cultureand entirely explained, keep it
    up all the time.

  61. I’ve been browsing online greater than three hours
    lately, but I never discovered any attention-grabbing article like yours.
    It’s beautiful value sufficient for me. In my view, if all site owners and
    bloggers made excellent content as you did, the internet will be a lot more helpful than ever before.

  62. Clipping Path Genius (CPG) is one of the best quality clipping path service providers in the world. photo retouching

  63. In order to know how much the option price will estimate, binary option calculator is
    also available. In spite of having some risk elements trade binary options appear to be some lucrative options for quick money making.
    The success of these strategies depends on many
    factors. Binary options are what many people have chosen to
    invest in during the recent economic turmoil given their simplicity and limited-risk nature.
    The lack of a large paragraph here on training and sport should not
    indicate that it is not very important. In case you are too serious about joining Forex trading consortiums then you need to enhance your knowledge base on this crucial stuff.

  64. Awesome post.

  65. Pierdolone sex boczniaki kurwa kocham te grzyby nosz ja jebie jeban? cipk? chi?sk? kurewki jebane sex, sex i jeszcze raz porno sex boczniaki kurwa
    grzyb pierdolone Google chuj wam w dupie wsadze wam sex boczniaki w dupe.

  66. Hi i am kavin, its my first time to commenting anyplace, when i read this post i thought i could also make
    comment due to this brilliant paragraph.

  67. I think the admin of this site is in fact working hard in favor of his web site,
    since here every information is quality based information.

  68. binary options trading indicators binary options trading alerts login what are binary
    coices buying and selling indicators. Suppose that the current stock price is $98, the expiration date of the option is in 4 months, and
    the price of an option to purchase one share
    is $5. You produce $100 per agreement, if the EURUSD
    price does indeed wind up more than 1. Other trade alternatives are hard to forecast and follow because rates can change based on various situations.
    The actual word binary means involving two, therefore for binary options trading refers to the two possibilities.
    Even though the rewards of binary option trading are great, there’s also great risk involved.

  69. It’s difficult to find educated people on this subject,
    but you seem like you know what you’re talking about!

  70. Here is a list if features and capabilities the Vo –
    IP industry is looking for:. It is a technology that deploys shared infrastructure that links together large pooled systems in private
    or public networks in order to provide Information Technology
    (IT) services. Remind them that sales effectiveness is the
    key to becoming a leader in your market.

  71. It iss the best time tto make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy.

    I’ve read this post and if I could I desire too suggest you some interesting things oor tips.

    Perhgaps you culd write next articles referring to this article.
    I desire to read more things about it!

  72. Sports simulation games are competitive and realistic, requiring good
    reflexes and accuracy. These games have strong economies
    and ways for you to earn money so you can continue to improve on your developments.
    Others were a hybrid of text and static graphics, as seen in the SSI Gold Box games
    like the original Pool of Radiance, or in the
    original Bard’s Tale.

  73. What’s up, just wanted to say, I liked this tarot article.
    It was practical. Keep on posting!

  74. Article writing is also a fun, if you be acquainted
    with afterward you can write otherwise it is complex to write.

  75. Admiring the dedication you put into your website and detailed information you provide.
    It’s great to come across a blog every once in a while that
    isn’t the same out of date rehashed material. Fantastic read!

    I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my
    Google account.

  76. This paragraph presents clear idea for the new visitors of
    blogging, that really how to do blogging.

  77. Simply desire to say your article is as amazing. The clearness in your
    post is simply nice and i can assume you are an expert on this subject.
    Well with your permission let me to grab your feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post.
    Thanks a million and please continue the enjoyable work.

  78. If you want to improve your familiarity only keep visiting
    this web page and be updated with the newest gossip posted here.

  79. Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all of us you really recognize what you’re talking approximately!
    Bookmarked. Please also seek advice from my website =).
    We could have a hyperlink change arrangement among us

  80. This is necessary when you want to watch movies online.
    There are hundreds of nights in high school but there is
    only one Prom Night, so they must definitely make the most out of it.
    The moments when Gibson tries to connect with the audience seem tacked on, like
    an afterthought.

  81. Thanks. Waiting for more tutorials. Really love that

  82. Nice post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon on a daily basis.

    It’s always exciting to read articles from other authors and use something from other web sites.

  83. I like the post. Waiting for more posts.

  84. Howdy I am so grateful I found your webpage, I really found you by error, while I
    was researching on Askjeeve for something else, Anyhow I am
    here now and would just like to say thanks for a marvelous
    post and a all round enjoyable blog (I also love the theme/design),
    I don’t have time to go through it all at the moment but I have bookmarked it and also
    added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the excellent b.

  85. Thank you for another informative website. Where else may just
    I get that type of information written in such a perfect method?
    I’ve a undertaking that I am just now operating on, and I have
    been on the glance out for such information.

  86. Great info. Lucky me I discovered your blog by chance (stumbleupon).
    I’ve book marked it for later!

  87. For latest information you have to pay a visit world-wide-web and on world-wide-web I found this site as a
    most excellent site for most up-to-date updates.

  88. Hi there, You’ve done an excellent job. I will definitely digg it and personally suggest to my
    friends. I’m confident they will be benefited from this

  89. Hi, yup this article is actually pleasant and I have learned lot of things from it concerning blogging.

    my site portal website my site

  90. Valuable info. Fortunate me I discovered your site by accident,
    and I am shocked why this coincidence did not happened earlier!
    I bookmarked it.

  91. ????, ????,????,????,,

  92. Hi there, I believe your blog could possibly be having web browser compatibility problems.
    Whenever I take a look at your site in Safari, it looks fine however, if opening in I.E.,
    it’s got some overlapping issues. I merely wanted to provide
    you with a quick heads up! Besides that, excellent website!

Leave your comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

© Copyright 2015 - All rights reserved. Design and code by WeGraphics Team