Elephant Biscornu


A biscornu is a small, octagonal, stuffed ornamental pincushion. ... Beads, tassels and other objects can decorate the biscornu. They are typically able to fit in the palm of your hand. The name is derived from the French adjective, biscornu, meaning skewed, quirky or irregular.


This little biscornu features the Mother Elephant with her calf tucked in to her body on the top of the cushion and a geometric design undernath. The colours are bright and colourful but you could easily chooose your own combination.


Finished size:

- 5" x 5" on 14 count Aida (or 28 count linen as shown)

- when sewn together as shown, the pincushion is 4.5" in diameter and 2" high


Suggested fabric:  28ct linen


Pattern includes:

- full color chart printed on heavy cardstock

- list of DMC thread colors 

- color photo for reference 



Please note that this product is a chart only. 

Linen and threads are sold separately, please let us know if you would like us to put a kit together for you. 

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