Fashion Formula Blog

Back to blog

Design Tips : How to create your own Patchwork

 

How to create your own Patchwork on Photoshop:

 

1st   step:             - Open a square RGB with 150 dpi ( on this example 60 cm x 60cm as the 20cm square size is visually engaging) See below :

 

 2nd step :              - Create 4 guides to place the 9 square designs. Go to View, New guide … Choose orientation horizontal, position : 20 cm.

 

Repeat with horizontal 40cm, vertical 20cm, vertical 40cm. You should have 9 perfect 20cm squares :

 

3rd step :                - Place the 9 different squares into their different slots. Open the square design in Photoshop, with the tool Move (v), drag the design into the patchwork file. It will create a new layer that you can rename. Open the Properties window by going to View, Properties. It will show the size of your design in the patchwork. Change the X to 20cm, Click on the link pixel width and height if it isn’t active. It will change H to 20 cm as well. Place the design on the first slot.

 

Repeat the same action for the 9 different designs. Your patchwork should look like this.