Repeating seamless patterns: definitions, free samples, links, and how-tos


A stylized three-petal flower or a leaf with three leaflets used as a pattern motif or in an ornament, often having a heraldic or symbolic meaning. A similar four-petal motif is a quatrefoil.

Example(s) of Trefoil
Examples of trefoil designs
Trefoil designs created with Artlandia SymmetryWorks.
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