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Create beautiful daisy projects and learn more about this common, pretty flower.

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Learn about daisies, a common perennial that can be found all over the world, and available in a wide range of colors and sizes. Here you'll find projects, patterns, crafts and information that celebrate daisies of all types using a wide range of techniques. Includes links to daisy-themed patterns, family crafting, gardening and more.

1. Daisy Wreath Embroidery Project

© Cheryl C. Fall, Licensed to About.com

This free pattern is a modern version of a typical surface embroidery pattern and is a terrific skill builder, as this pattern is worked using seven of the most common surface embroidery stitches on an evenweave cotton fabric.

The circular design features a repeating pattern of flowers, leaves and tendrils and is accented with dots and stars. Bright colors have been used in this version. However, you can easily change the colors to suite your own decor.

2. Daisy Chain Cross Stitch Pattern

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This FREE pattern us suitable for a beginning stitcher and features a motif with four daisies worked in cross stitch. This is a perfect summer project to bring a bit of the meadow indoors. It is worked using an assortment of variegated and over-dyed embroidery floss on Aida fabric. The different colors and tones in these flosses add depth and shading to an otherwise plain design. The solid black background adds drama.

3. Daisy Lampwork & Butterfly Earrings

© Tammy Powley
Make a pair of beautiful earrings, featuring daisy lampwork beads accented with Swarovski crystals and tiny butterfly beads. The step-by-step directions with detailed photos will guide you though the entire process. Make several pairs to give as gifts!

4. Learn to Draw a Daisy

photo (cc) Joshua Ludwig, drawing Helen South
Learn to draw a realistic daisy using this interesting tutorial. In no time at all, you'll be drawing realistic flowers instead of the average doodle.

5. Daisy Paper Piecing Patterns

© Kate Pullen

This daisy paper piecing template is ideal for using to create embellishments for handmade cards, scrapbook pages and other paper crafting projects using a paper piecing technique. Learn more about paper piecing by viewing the tutorial.

The pretty design can also be used to create appliques for quilting projects.

6. Lazy Daisy Stitch

© Cheryl C. Fall
Learn to work the versatile Lazy Daisy stitch. This basic embroidery stitch is made using groups of detached chain stitches and can be used to embellish needlework projects, ready-made clothing, accessories and household items, or to add details to a quilting, knitting or crochet project.

7. Half Daisy Cluny Crochet Edging

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This simple crochet pattern is based on an antique pattern from the year 1920 (the original pattern instructions are now old enough to be in the public domain). Originally published in the book Corticelli Lessons In Crochet, Book No. 9, published in the year 1920 by the Corticelli Silk Mills.

Work the edging using simple crochet stitches to the desired length and use it as an edging for kitchen and guest towels, tablecloths and place mats, napkins or clothing items.

8. Daisy Border Stencil

© Marion Boddy-Evans. Licensed to About.com, Inc
Print and use this simple daisy border stencil on nearly anything! Stencil the design onto a wall, furniture, fabrics and more to create a repeating border, or just use a flower or two. The possibilities are endless.

9. Make a Daisy Puppet

Submitted by Janel Ellison
This project is fun for the entire family, and is a great way to recycle an old CD. Basic materials needed to make a puppet include glue, scissors, a paper plate, wiggle eyes, scraps of felt or construction paper, an old sock and pompoms.

10. Make a Daisy Centerpiece

© Lisa Hallett Taylor
Make a daisy centerpiece for Fourth of July or summer table using a bud vase. This project is adaptable to any time of year by changing the colors and elements in arrangement.
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