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Creating And Sharing Your Custom Designs In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing New Horizons takes customization to a whole new level, the main point of the game is to have a curated experience that will differ to each and every person, in Animal Crossing New Horizons you also get the option to upload your own custom designs and share them with the world.

So why wait, let’s start designing and uploading your own designs on clothes and almost everything else.

How To Create And Share Custom Pattern In Animal Crossing New Horizons

One of the easiest ways to create custom patterns is by going to this website, this will allow you to create your own pattern right in the browser taking out any need for a special app or special skills. You can even upload images and all of these will be converted into patterns in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

When you upload them, your patterns get saved as a QR code which you can further scan and import to your game.

How To Create And Share Custom Pattern In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing New Horizons also allows you to create patterns within the game, this takes out the hassle of using a QR code and you can do it in-game. This will somewhat limit your creativity though.

To enable creating custom patterns you will have to upgrade your tent to a house in the game, this will take a while and once you do this you can purchase the Custom Design Pro Editor for 800 Nook Miles from the Nook Stop in Nook’s Cranny.

Once you have this, you will be able to create custom designs to your heart’s content, but it still feels incomplete if you cannot share, luckily there’s an option to share your creations too.

To share your designs, you will need to download the Nintendo Switch Online app on your phone, the app is available for both Android and iOS devices. After downloading, log in with your Nintendo account and you can then access Nook Link.

You will then need to press the Plus button on Animal Crossing New Horizons title screen to link both your phone and Nintendo Switch, this is where the QR code comes handy.

Able Sisters Shop

To use the Able Sister’s Shop in Animal Crossing New Horizons, you will need a Nintendo Switch Online Subscription. You will need to build the Nook’s Cranny and Mabel will appear shortly after to your island.

After a couple of visits, she will ask that you place a plot so that she can open up her shop on your island. Giving you the option to upload and or download your designs.

Once the Able Sisters shop is open, go to the Custom Designs Kiosk inside, once you upload your design you will get a long string of numbers and letters. You can use different strings like these to download other designs in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

This is all you need to know about how to create and share custom designs in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Check out other guides on Animal Crossing New Horizons in case you are stuck on any part of the game.