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I'm new to texturing so I have a jpeg file of a fabric texture and applied it to my cloth. However it seems to be magnified a lot. How do I zoom out or make the fabric texture smaller? When I enlarge the UV map of the cloth on the left I notice its similar to the fabric texture tile

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The texture is just a small section of a piece of cloth, so the UV map of the cloth should be a lot larger than the image. In the UV Editor window on the left scale the shirt UV by pressing S and dragging the mouse, hit Return to set the scale.

It also looks like the orientation of the fabric is perpendicular to your UVs. Press R to rotate, enter "90" for rotating 90° and hit Return to set the rotation.

The JPEG file should be a tileable texture so that repetition is not so obvious.

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  • $\begingroup$ Even after scaling the UV map of the cloth there's not much of a change. Its only when I scale it up so much the whole window is filled is when there's a change. But I'm assuming you can't go past the edges of image? $\endgroup$ – Blenderinho Nov 19 '20 at 13:38
  • $\begingroup$ You can, it'll just tile. $\endgroup$ – Allen Simpson Nov 19 '20 at 13:47
  • $\begingroup$ I'm sorry I'm new to blender, what do you mean by 'it'll just tile'? $\endgroup$ – Blenderinho Nov 19 '20 at 13:53
  • $\begingroup$ Tiling means it repeats the texture. Just be brave, do it and see what happens :-) $\endgroup$ – Gordon Brinkmann Nov 19 '20 at 13:55
  • $\begingroup$ Ok thank you :) $\endgroup$ – Blenderinho Nov 19 '20 at 14:02

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