Bumble Bees

Barbara Blankenship 2005

   
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Bumble Bees

Bumble Bees

Supplies:

  • Black embroidery thread
  • Yellow embroidery thread
  • Fine gold thread
  • Needle

Drawing of Bumble Bee:

Drawing of Bummble Bee
Bumble Bees

Directions:

Body of the bee:
Row 1: 1 bullion stitch with 2 wraps in black thread
Row 2: 1 bullion stitch with 4 wraps in yellow thread
Row 3: 1 bullion stitch with 5 wraps in black thread
Row 4: 1 bullion stitch with 4 wraps in yellow
Row 5: 1 bullion stitch with 2 wraps in black

Wings: On each side of the body, make 2 lazy daisy stitches in gold coming from the center of the body.

Antenna: Using black thread, make 2 straight stitches at one end of the body. Make a French knot at the tip of each straight stitch.

Bee
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