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Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home

Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home

Follow our step by step instructions to make your own cute little honeycomb home for your tiny bee! Did you know our tiny bee charm is a charity charm? The little bee charm we have used is our charity charm! For every multi pack of our tiny bee charm we sell, we donate 50% of the retail value to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (Learn More) You could make two honeycombs to make into earrings, or add a jump ring and add to a chain. Or attach it to some card to make it in to a lovely handmade card…. Or simply hang it up somewhere decorative!

Materials Needed:1

Tools Needed:

  • A pair of sharp Scissors (SCIMX)
  • A pair of chain nosed pliers (BEECN-1)

(Please note, we have used S-Lon instead of nylon, so the thread was visible for these photographs)


Instructions

  1. Cut 1m of nylon and thread on 6 bugles and take down to the centre. Cross one end through the last bugle to form a ring. This is your central ring. (Picture 1)
    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 1
  2. On one thread pick up 5 bugles, pass the other length through the last bugle picked up. (Picture 2)

    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 2
  3. Pass the thread that is in the centre through the next bugle in the ring. (Picture 3)

    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home
  4. Pick up 4 bugles on the other thread and cross through the last bugle. (Picture 4)

    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 4
  5. Repeat step 3 and 4 a further 3 times. (Picture 5)

    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 5
  6. Pass the thread that is at the centre through the central bugle and the 1st bugle in the outside ring. (Picture 6)

    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 6
  7. Pick up 3 bugles and cross through the last bugle picked up. (Picture 7)
    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 7
  8. Weave the nylon ends around the beadwork until it feels secure, trim the ends.
  9. Open a jump ring and choose where you would like to hang your bee. Add the relevant bugle and the bee charm. Close the jump ring. (Picture 8)
    Free Instructions: Tiny Bee Honeycomb Home 8

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