Daisy Embroideries.

I treated myself to some lovely marguerittes for the garden this week and they instantly added a dash of cheerfulness and sunshine. There really is something about daisies that lift the spirits.

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I felt inspired to try some daisy embroideries, taken from the sketches of ox-eye daisies I did last year.

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My friend recently gave me a bolt of vintage white glazed cotton and this is perfect for daisy petals. So crisp, lovely to cut into and gives the daisies a lovely lustre. I chose some bright, fresh, yellowish-green for the background.

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Really pleased with these, I tried to make them as realistic and ‘drawn’ looking as possible. I`ll put these in my Etsy shop, perhaps set in embroidery hoops. I`d like to do a bigger piece, perhaps a large cushion or wall hanging featuring a whole swathe of daisies.

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2 Comments

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2 responses to “Daisy Embroideries.

  1. Jennifer Hayden

    They look lovely , well done , just surfing for ideas googled Daisy stitch seen your design ,I love daisy looks so beautiful dancing in the summer breeze you caught the effect. Thank you for sharing

    • Thanks Jennifer, I love daisies too. It`s nearly a year since I did those embroideries and now daisies are starting to appear in the grass again. These were based on ox eye daisies, my favourite wild flowers.

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