Simple embroidery stitch that starts with a row of simple back stitches. With a blunt needle, the yarn is then looped through the stitches. This can be done on fabric, of course, but is also beautiful on knitted or crocheted pieces.
Use these free applique patterns to make dozens of petals in several shades of pink, and then applique them to a plain white canvas bag in the shape of a blossom for a gorgeous handmade tote bag. If you know how to applique by hand, this is easy.