Time to add a bit of shading. The leaves are going to be light on the outer edge, getting a little darker as they head towards the centre; the first stage in the shading is to add another round of long and short stitch using one strand of the first colour, Madeira stranded cotton 1410, and one of the next shade, 1411.
Here’s the first leaf with that added:
And the third:
The rest of the leaves will be filled in using the next shade – that’s next!