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Bee Body Building

In this demonstration, you will learn how to create the elements of the bee body and head using hexagons cut on the ScanNCut, then stitched together on your sewing machine, plus quilting using your embroidery machine. The elements created will be used to construct the body of our Golden Bee

Products used

1" Digital Hexagon Template for ScanNCut

We have included a free template to cut hexagons on your ScanNCut machine (FCM).

A special thank you to Theresa from Sewn Together for providing this template. If you want to try more, head on over to her website to check out the digital template sets available.

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Lindee Goodall Star Design


We used the items below to create our hexagons for the bee's body. We recommend using 100% cotton fabric in shades of yellow (can be patterned or plain).

Abdomen Quilted Fabric - Embroidery

Abdomen Quilted Fabric - Sewing

We recommend using a black sewing thread such as Rasant, SoftLight Corespun, or SoftLight Mercerised Cotton.

Free embroidery designs
Free Embroidery Designs

We're excited to offer our free Echidna designs available for download. These free designs are perfect for those at a beginner or an advanced level. Add these designs to your stash and create incredible embroidery!

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Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machines

Interested in learning how to sew, quilt or embroider? Take a look at the innovative Brother machines available for purchase at Echidna Sewing. Wherever possible we will beat any deal and you will always receive ongoing service and support!

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Learn to sew or learn embroidery
Learn to Sew or Embroider with Echidna Sewing

Come along to our fun-filled classes to learn more about sewing, embroidery and crafting. Classes cater for all skill levels, whether you're just starting out or already have advanced knowledge.

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Echidna project material/ fabric requirements are an indication only and can seem to be generous. This has been intentional. Should you make a cutting or embroidery mistake you will have sufficient fabric to rectify your error.

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