Buffalo Plaid Pattern in MS Word!



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Buffalo Plaid Pattern in Microsoft Word

1. New document

2. Insert > Shape > Rectangle



3. Draw square > Resize to 6 in. x 6 in. > Click on Format Pane


4. Line > No line

5. Text Box > All Margins to 0" > Unclick > “Wrap text in shape”


6. Fill > Pattern fill > Diagonal stripes: Wide upward > Foreground > Black > Background > Dark Red



7. Copy square > Paste > Resize to 3 in. x 3 in. > Fill > Solid fill > Black



8. Select both squares > Arrange > Align > Align Left > Arrange > Align > Align Top

9. Copy black square > Paste > Fill > Solid fill > Dark Red

10. Select large and black squares > Arrange > Group > Group

11. Select group and red square > Arrange > Align > Align Right > Arrange > Align > Align Bottom



12 Cut

13. Insert > Shape > Rectangle

14. Fill > Picture or texture fill > Click “Tile picture as texture” > Scale X > 20% > Scale Y > 20




Note: Sometimes you follow all the steps and there may be a line off or something might not look quite right. It’s not you, the program can just be a little finicky sometimes, so best to go back a few steps or start a new document and try again.



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