I love to make bees! They are easy and fun, and I add them to many of my projects. There are really only a few steps so this tutorial is simple and straightforward.
First step is the body. I make two straight stitches in the same place. I use 3 strands of 310. It’s hard to tell the size in the picture, but the stitch is only about a quarter inch long.
Next is to make two segments of yellow by making satin stitches over the straight stitch. Each segment has two stitches. I use two strands of a yellow thread. Sometimes I make a couple stitches over the body with black thread, but it’s fine not to also.
Finally make a couple detached chain stitches as wings. I often use either white or gold metallic thread.
And that’s it!
The project these belong to is another version that I just made of Let Your Heart Sing. I love this little bird!