After you have had the notification email, saying that your pattern has been published onsite, It can still take a further 24hrs for it to be “searchable” on the website, or appear in relevant categories.
Rest assured it is there though! and if you follow the direct link to the pattern that you got in the email that confirmed it was published, you’ll be able to see it’s pattern webpage instantly. This link can be shared with your followers straight away. After the additional 24hrs has passed, customers will be able to navigate to your pattern by searching for its name in the site search bar, it will also appear in it’s relevant categories after this point.