1. Sandwich 2 layers of polycottton with a layer of terylene wadding in the middle.
Draw the leaf shape on fine paper and tack all together. Include the veins and the stalk
2. Stitch round the leaf shape using a straight stitch on the machine.
3. Cut round the leaf shape - including the stalk.
4. Paint the leaf - I use fabric paints on a very wet fabric and leave the colours to dry naturally so that the colours run and blend. dh