Beaded Ladybug Craft

Ladybug made from pony beads.

Ladybugs are good luck and your Beaded Ladybug will hang from your backpack or purse to make sure that good luck follows you all day long.  This craft only takes a few beads that you probably already have in your craft box.


Most people like ladybugs because they are pretty, graceful, and harmless to humans,but One ladybug can eat up to 5,000 insects in its lifetime! Source: National Geographic – Ladybug facts and photos.

  • 20 Black Pony Beads
  • 38 Red Pony Beads
  • 2 Yards Satin Cord
  • 1 Lanyard Hook
  1. To make your Beaded Ladybug, start by folding your ribbon in half to find the center.
  2. Use a half hitch (see detail below) to secure it to lanyard hook. There is no lanyard hook in the photo above but we highly recommend using one.
  3. Lace beads using the pattern below as a guide.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print



2 thoughts on “Beaded Ladybug Craft”

  1. qu entendez vous par perles de poney. mais je trouve vos coin artisanats vraiment super.

  2. Betty Bose says:

    She asks “what do you mean by pony beads. but i find your craft corner really great”
    Pony beads are different colors and are usually 9mm.

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