I am participating in the 2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge over at SewCalGal's (see icon in right hand column). The FMQ expert for January, Frances Moore, gave us a tutorial on quilting leaves.
I practiced quite a bit and thought I was doing pretty good for a newbie:
Then I did my block and it is quite clear that I still need LOTS of practice!
I have a whole year to go and expect to improve....