Trace cookie cutter for shape, work in negative space around shape after stitching tiny guideline of shape. Use a thread conditioner, Thread Heaven, on embroidery floss to prevent fraying; French knots or stab stitches used for effect.
The tassel flower embroidery stitch-There are plenty of flowers in nature which are soft and fuzzy. The tassel flower gives you the means to portrait them properly. You can leave the ends in loops or cut them up for the fuzzy/fringe look.