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                          The Lazy Daisy

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Lazy Daisy (Basic)       Click on the Pictures to Enlarge.  Hit your Browser's BACK Button to return.

This versatile stitch can be worked in a number of ways to achieve different results.

Lazy Daisy - Fig. 1

Bring needle and ribbon topside.  Insert needle as shown & wrap the ribbon around the needle tip, bringing remaining ribbon down at the right side.  Pull the needle through.

Lazy Daisy - Fig. 2

Finish off with a straight stitch or a ribbon stitch (as shown) at the tip.


Lazy Daisy (Decorative)

Lazy Daisy - Decorative

Complete a basic Lazy Daisy stitch, then use a complimentary or contrasting colour to the center, coming up at the base and down just inside & below the loop.


Lazy Daisy (Bullion Tip)

Lazy Daisy - 1 & 2 Wraps

Here is a side by side comparison of the 1 & 2 wrap bullion tips.

Lazy Daisy  (Bullion Tip)  -   One Wrap

Begin as with a regular Lazy Daisy, but at the top of the needle, take the ribbon behind it, come back over and behind the needle again (1 wrap made).  Bring the ribbon to lay down the right side.  

Hold the bullion tip wrap between thumb (on top) and index finger (below) and pull the needle through.

Lazy Daisy - Bullion Tip - One Wrap

Finish at the top with a straight stitch or ribbon stitch (shown) at the tip.

This example shows 1 wrap.

Lazy Daisy  (Bullion Tip) - Two Wraps

 

 

This sample shows 2 wraps.  You can make a longer tip on the stitch by adding more wraps.  

 

 




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