We all depend on the survival of bees, so the UN declared May 20th World Bee Day to bring awareness to this plight. Let’s bee engaged with inspiration from these cross-stitch patterns.
This May 20, 2021 is the fourth observance of World Bee Day as recognized by the United Nations. The day was picked because it’s the birthday of Anton Janša of Slovenia who modernized beekeeping in the 18th century.
“The event will call for global cooperation and solidarity to counter the threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to food security and agricultural livelihoods alongside prioritizing environmental regeneration and pollinator protection. It will be an occasion to raise awareness of how everyone can make a difference to support, restore and enhance the role of pollinators.”
Certainly stitching is all well and good, but we can also look at the website for UN Bee Day Observance and that of WorldBeeDay.org on what we can do as individuals to aid in the preservation of bees and other pollinators. But also we’re gonna stitch 😉
Please a look at the following curated collection of beautiful bees in cross-stitch from various designers via Etsy. These are all downloadable or printable PDFs.
Variegated Bumble Bee Cross Stitch Pattern
Etsy shop: FuzzyFoxDesigns
there is also a matching dragonfly and butterfly!
Bumblebee cross stitch pattern
Etsy shop: GentleFeather
“Bumblebee embroiderer” counted cross stitch pattern. Designed by Alexandra Kuznetsova
Etsy shop: LoLaLottaShop
“Bestseller” obviously 🙂
Sweet Bee – Cross Stitch Pattern
Etsy shop: Stitchrovia
how sweet it is
Etsy shop: Rovaris
Etsy shop: LadyLexiDesigns
that finish is perfect! great find.
Bee Kind counted cross stitch pattern easy to stitch Bumble Bee
Etsy shop: OhMyStitchesShop
how about a quick stitch? this shop also has cat patterns fyi 😉
Bumblebee cross stitch pattern, bottle cross stitch, jar cross stitch
Etsy shop: MaxStitch
make sure to see this shop for what else they keep in jars lol
Bee Cross Stitch Pattern, Honeycomb, Subversive
Etsy shop: GeekGalStitchery
Bee involved. For more encouraging and inspiring designs, you can always head to the top of Frogging News and select Cross-Stitch from the main menu. Then look for Shop Patterns.
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