Coupon valid from 9/11/2018 to 11/21/2018. Coupon Code: 2018Fall

Pattern vs. Print: What's the Difference?

written by Melissa Wolck

The terms pattern and print are often used interchangeably and to be frank, incorrectly, by industry professionals and fabric enthusiasts. We hear it all of the time.

It is important to use the appropriate term when you're referring to a particular fabric because the terms pattern and print do not mean the same thing. Let's take a look at the differences to clear up any confusion.



A pattern is any repeated design, such as a floral, geometric, lattice, medallion, and stripe etc. It can be woven into a fabric, embroidered or printed on top. Above you will see a cou...

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