--- clever idea to sew small tack stitches and then run thread through them. Easier to create complex shapes.
Pumras embroidery stitch lexicon: weave stitch and variations - Crafting Is Joy
Amazing Embroidery by Corinne Sleight | Художественная вышивка Corinne Sleight
Flower embroidery day the round flower - Pumora
Picture tutorial: embroidered basket with flowers