How to change the color of pattern swatches in Illustrator.

1
To change the color of a pattern swatch, double click the square swatch in the Swatches Panel.

2
Select the main element in the pattern. It will be highlighted by a square.

3
Double click the fill color in the Tool Panel on the left.  Choose your desired color from the pop-up color picker and click OK.


4
Click Done in the Pattern Editing Mode bar at the top of your Illustrator window.

Your new colored pattern swatch will now appear in the Swatch Panel.

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