Slow Stitching Sunday ~ More Daisies

Thank you all for the suggestions regarding needles and thread for this project. I ended up using pearl cotton in size 8 and a chenille needle (can’t remember the size).

I am loving these! And I am  really and truly enjoying the handwork here.

I never thought I would say that about applique!

I’m working on getting my stitches more even, but I am certainly not stressing out about it.

It is going so much faster than I expected. I might actually get these done this month! So far, I have 10 of 20 complete!

Linking up with Kathy’s Quilts

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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17 Responses to Slow Stitching Sunday ~ More Daisies

  1. Kathi says:

    Katy, I love the big stitching on these daisies and the 4 of them together really looks cool! I am glad you have half of them done already!! Look forward to seeing how you set these beautiful blocks you rescued from your stash! Kathi

  2. Lori M says:

    GORGEOUS!!!! Love these Daisies!!

  3. Cécile says:

    Very beautiful stitches Katy ! Lucky you to have found these cute blocks !

  4. Gail says:

    What a great way to enhance your daisies!

  5. CathieJ says:

    Those scrappy flowers are beautiful. I love how you are stitching them. It seems perfect for those sort of retro fabrics.

  6. Pat Evans says:

    Your stitches look pretty fine to me.

  7. karenlogcabinquilter says:

    Your little black stitches are so even and neat.

  8. Oh these look really great! I found making larger stitches after learning to make small hand quilting stitches difficult until I stop fretting about a little uneveness. I think your stitches look quite perfect , just keep up the great work.

  9. lois92346 says:

    Your stitching is fabulous, Katy! I’m glad you’re enjoying the process.

  10. anudge says:


  11. Julierose says:

    Just lovely daisies–great choice of fabrics that look very vintage…nice work–hugs, Julierose

  12. It looks fantastic! And even better that you are enjoying it!!

  13. Sandra B says:

    Your stitches look pretty even to me, Katy!
    Cannot wait to see them all done! Great project for slow stitching….
    I am working on my Gwennie inspired medallion this afternoon…It’s a toss-up whether I’ll get it totally caught up, but I am still hopeful! Fingers crossed for sure!

  14. Very nice decision from last week

  15. Love everything to do with these daisies!! You hit them out of the ball park~!

  16. Charlotte says:

    I’m so glad I came across your blog and had the chance to see your neat stitches. I’m thinking of using this type of applique this winter and it helped to see how it’s used. It’s very pretty!

  17. Fun flowers! They look great! That’s pretty nice stitching there.

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