Delias eucharis, or the common Jezebel, is found in many areas of south and southeast Asia, especially in the non-arid regions of India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand.
This pierid butterfly was first described by British entomologist Dru Drury in 1773.
Bright wings colouration shows te butterfly is unpalatable due to toxins got by the caterpillar from the host plants, mistletoes.
The wingspan is 6.5 - 8.5 cm.
The pattern is suitable for brick stitch or peyote stitch.
I wove the butterfly using peyote stitch. And the thread way is shown for peyote stitch.
You’ll need some fishing line with diameter 0,15 mm, a beading needle size 11-15 and 12 colours of seed beads size 11 or size 10.
2 toho beads palettes are offered: for opaque beads and for metal-lined ones.
The pattern includes a photo of the finished butterfly and 3 graphs showing the way of weaving the butterfly including how to fasten the thread.
This butterfly pattern is a part of the collection "24 butterflies and moths of the world".
3.5 x 4.5 cm