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Welcome to my shop! I began sewing as a young girl in 4-H and my mother and grandmothers all liked to sew. I have a lovely collection of quilts from one of my grandmothers and crocheted afghans from ...

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Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial

from Country Garden Stitchery
(10) Name: 'Embroidery : Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial
Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial Redwork Teapot Bisornu Top
Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial Redwork Teapot Biscornu Side View
Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial Redwork Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Detai
Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial Redwork Teapot Bottom View
Teapot Biscornu Embroidery Tutorial Biscornu Samples

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • stem stitch, back stitch, lazy daisies and hand sewing

Pattern Description:

A hand embroidery tutorial featuring a biscornu project decorated with bee skeps, honey bees and flowers!

A biscornu is an eight sided little pincushion where the edges are sewn together to make eight sides for a neat unique shape. This pattern has two designs, one for the top and one for the bottom. Easy stitching with stem stitch, back stitch and some satin stitching. The pattern comes with a detailed tutorial for finishing the biscornu. It is a fun and useful project. They make great pincushions, sachets and lovely gifts! You can change the colorway if you want to and it would look cute in redwork! The colors used in the model are noted in the pattern.

This hand embroidery pattern includes a photo page, two hand embroidery patterns, suggested supply list, embroidery instructions, and a several page detailed photo illustrated tutorial to finish the project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished biscornu measures 4" in diameter


  • two 6" x 6" pieces of fabric
  • floss
  • batting
  • two buttons

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing scissors
  • embroidery scissors
  • tracing method of your choice
  • embroidery needle