Today is the World Bee Day! Bees play such a significant role in ecosystems around the world and rightfully get their own day of celebration. In embroidery, the bee and flowers are such an iconic combination throughout history. As the symbol of diligence, there is much we can learn from this industrious little insect.
In the following collection, you’ll find all the bee-utiful goodness to bee happy all day (sorry, I just HAD to insert these). From embroidery patterns and kits, fabrics, and notions to a wonderful find of hand stitch products, get stitchy and celebrate the day of the bee!
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Bee hand embroidery patterns
Bee Happy cross stitch pattern
Bring some happy bee vibes into your home with this cross stitch pattern by Leia Patterns
Bumblebee needle painting pattern
This amazing pattern by Emillie Ferris teaches you the basics of needle painting. I have embroidered some of her patterns personally and highly recommend them! This bumblebee pattern is no exception.
Floral Bee embroidery pattern
Showing a bee in the meadows doing what bees do, this embroidery pattern conserves a piece of spring for your home. Designed by Floralsandfloss on Etsy.
Colorful bee pattern
This interpretation of the bee by Maggie Jo’s Studio features some cute textured stitches and florals. Get the pattern here.
Bee lovely embroidery kit
Get this charming bee kit by Cozyblue over on Snuggly monkey on Etsy.
Bees and Butterflies
It doesn’t get more colorful than this, right? With this preprinted fabric with instructions by Ohsewbootiful, you have all the means to stitch up your own bee-utiful meadow.
Bee crewelwork pattern
Make your first steps in crewel embroidery with this bee embroidery kit by Sarah Homfray.
Bee embroidery kit
The Bee embroidery kit by jennyblairkits features some modern geometric elements.
Bee embroidery supplies
Honeycomb Embroidery floss organizer
Have your embroidery floss sorted for your project with this honeycomb and bee embroidery floss organizer by Girlontherocks.
Beeswax Thread conditioner
Tame your nasty metallic or linen threads with a dose of beeswax. It works wonders! There are a lot of options on Etsy, I like this one from snuggly monkey.
Honey bee buttons
Yes, there are honey bee buttons and it is totally ok to use them as an adult. Get them over on Etsy at PiecefulDesign.
Yellow bumble bee fabric
Caution: cuteness overload! This lovely fabric can be found at SWKfabrics and bee used for all of your bee-utiful bee projects.
Honey bee ribbon
Add a bit of country chic to your project with this old french style bee ribbon by ThePaperSandbox.
Hand Embroidered Goods by All the beautiful linen
Bring a touch of country living into your home with the hand-embroidered goods of all the beautiful linen. As these are finished products, they are perfect for gifting without the hustle of stitching them up yourself.
Bee lavender sachets
Bring in the scent of summer into your house with these ready-made embroidered bee sachets on linen fabric.
Bee linen pouch
Perfect for laundry, kid’s toys and other things that tend to lay around, this hand-embroidered bee bag is the solution to get things tidy.
Linen bee apron
What is not to love about this linen apron. For all the busy bees, this hand-embroidered apron is for you.
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