Lazy daisies are made from individual chain stitches arranged in a circle. Stitch up at A. Stitch back down at A. Do not pull the thread all the way through. Stitch up at B, just above A. Pass the needle through the thread loop.
Broderie Lazy daisy stitch – used to create a flower Pull needle though to front at Make a loop and insert again right next to Come out again at 2 holding the thread under the needle as you pull tight. Insert the needle at 3 and move onto the next petal.
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
Here's a simple video showing you seven basic (and most common) embroidery stitches. This quick little showcase covers -- - Back Stitch - Split Stitch - Stem Stitch - Chain Stitch - Blanket Stitch - Satin Stitch - French Knot Recommended books -- - 'The