Biscornu pincushions are all the rage. Since I shared 2 TAST stitches last week here are the 5 top tutorials that show you how to make a Biscornu.
Biscornus can be any size – even the size of cushions. Other popular uses are as a scissor fob, or tree ornament. Some Biscornus are made using an even weave fabric, featuring a cross stitch pattern but others are made of quilting fabric and of course you could use 2 crazy quilt blocks.
The French word loosely means ‘odd-shaped’ or ‘horned’ or or ‘complicated and bizarre’ and refers to their quirky look.
RedCattEtsy has produced a video tutorial on You Tube for a Biscornu that uses Aida as its fabric
Also On You tube, Debbie Shore demonstrates how to make a Biscornu cushion. This is a very clear demonstration because it Debbie has scaled the biscornu up to cushion size.
Rissa Peace Root has a comprehensive tutorial on Biscornu Basics with each step photographed and explained.
Save the stitches on the Nordic Needle website has a very good tutorial on Biscornu which includes things to consider when choosing a design
Over on Made by Eva there is a very clear tutorial on how to make a Biscornu pincushion
Many of the Freehand embroidery patterns on this website are very suitable for Biscorno patterns