rambler rose stitch - Make 3 or 4 loose stitches for center. Using outline stitch, work around & around the center. Make center stitches loose so work stands up, then draw stitches tighter as work moves toward edge.
A favoured motif for Elizabethan and Jacobean embroiderers, the Gillyflower design is a pretty way to decorate a shirt pocket or use a row of them on a guest towel. - Free Project: Freestyle Embroidery Gillyflower - Embroidery at BellaOnline