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A biscornu is a small 8-sided, stuffed ornamental pincushion or decorative pillow. Usually the top and bottom of the cushion are decorated with embroidery.
A button is typically secured in the center of the cushion to give a small depression on the top. Beads, tassels and other objects can decorate the biscornu!
Bargello is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat stitches laid in a mathematical pattern to create motifs.
The name originates from a series of chairs found in the Bargello palace in Florence, which have a "flame stitch" or "Florentine work" pattern. So, this design have a historical roots from 17 century.
Crystal Square design in Bargello technique are perfect for Biscornu Pincushion. Use same design for both sides.
If use for project traditional Christmas colors, it will be sutable for Christmas (X-mas) decoration also.
Check my other Biscornu designs: Wedding Biscornu 1 and 2, each sold separately.