Mini Autumn Leaves Embroidery Machine Design Details. Looks like "Designs by Sick" is starting to run the stitching "grain" direction in multiple ways, to best mimic the real thing in embroidery. Most of these are done that way!
Layered Leaves http://www.embroideryonline.com/c-150-meet-the-design-team.aspx ----I used to do machine embroidery and was quite good if I do say so myself. This inspires me to think about it again with my more "high tech" sewing machine.