Hold the decorating bag with tip 12 at a 90? angle to the flower nail with the tip 1/4 in.
above the surface. Squeeze the decorating bag applying a steady, even pressure,
holding the tip point slightly in the icing to pipe a dot the size of the larger circle of the
template, or 1 in. diameter, to form the base. Stop squeezing, pull tip up and to the
side, circling the dot to eliminate any point.