Petersen Beadwear

What’s The Buzz-- Bees On A Honeycomb

The bees are stitched in tubular and diagonal
peyote stitch. Working this insect in size 15
seed beads makes this project challenging but makes the bees very lifelike.

The honeycomb itself is a variation on the right
angle weave stitch, a very versatile stitch. Each
chamber has five rows of beads on top of each other which give the honeycomb its depth.

I advise you to stitch the first bee in size 11 beads.
This makes stitching it in 15’s a lot easier.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced.

Supplies in kit: Seed beads Size 15: black,
brass, gold, clear and grey, size11: golden
yellow six 3mm facetted beads.

Needles, thread, closure and instructions.