Since flowers & leaves are probably the most common motif in hand embroidery, it’s good to have a whole arsenal of stitching techniques on hand for embroidering them. Here are sixteen different ways you can embroider leaves & flower petals.
I like the warm-on-cool colors plus the careful planning of color gradient. Some of the + and x quilts feel overwhelming to me, but I like the ones that feel more planned. Justice Quilts & Crafts: x plus + anna maria horner + cotton and steel
A Quilter's Table: For the Love of Solids2 - Given
CapitolaQuilter: Giant xPlus Block with Bonus HST Tutorial-This Tutorial variation was inspired by: Amy/badskirt which she credits inspiration to Setsuko Inagawa's quilt and original block attributed to Nancy Cabot.