Decorative stitch advice

by Deborah
(NYC)

I am making a large Hebrew alphabet needlepoint for my granddaughter's room. Each letter is represented by a square with a picture symbolizing the letter. One of the letters is represented by a beehive. The beehive is made up of yellow individual cells surrounded by a light orange outline. I am stuck on what stitch would be best to use in the hexagonal shaped cells of the beehive.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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Needlepoint stitches you could try
by: Carol

How about outlining the hexagons in tent stitch then using satin stitches to fill them in? You could alternate the direction of the satin stitches in each hexagon so they catch the light differently.

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Decorative stitch advice
by: Julie

I would use Backstitch for the Hexagaonal Shape and either leave the centres blank or stitch a French knot or a tiny bead.

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