Take a regular fan/dresden pattern and insert triangles that are folded in half, into your seam, you'll have this type of pattern when pressed. It's really easy and I love how it looks.
Genus Imaginus - A Collection of Imaginary Flora by fibre artist Carolyn Flood. Posted by Georgette, Georgie grrl via Flickr
Garden Jewels 2, med by Kirsten Chursinoff, via Flickr -- how about doing this large-scale, with doilies, instead of embroidery??
snail's trail and storm at sea...I could see this more in multicolor scraps. Beautiful.
~ camelot quilt by lizzie_broderie, via Flickr
Folded Corners quilt block pattern
Spring Clean - scraps made fabulous!