Today I am under the weather so it will be a slow stitching Sunday. My goal is to add veins to the leaves on Blooms for Julie. I did not intend to do this but the bright lime green fabric needs some toning down so as to not overpower the focus on the border. I went to an embroidery book that I got from Goodwill (It is a great reference book.); and selected the Spanish Knotted feather stitch which is great for outlining, straight lines and gentle curves. I will get a lot of practice with this stitch on this quilt.
Here is a before and after picture. I think it tones it down. I like the result.